Rip Van Winkle. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (1916)
Book ID: 62468
Rip Van Winkle. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann, 1916. Pp vii, 36. Publisher’s brown pictorial paper boards, lettered in gilt . Repair along spine, otherwise a very good copy.
First published in 1905, this edition is known as the Cheaper Issue, with 24 illustrations in colour and many new Illustrations in the text, published October 1916.
This is the work that greatly advanced Arthur Rackham’s fame and decisively established him as the leading decorative illustrator of the Edwardian period.
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