The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. A Book of Old Favourites (1948)
Book ID: 65438
The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. A Book of Old Favourites. London: Harrap, 1948. Reprint. Pp, 287. Maroon cloth pictorial boards, in original dust jacket. A fine bright copy.
With eight full-page colour plates and numerous illustrations in black & white throughout the text by Arthur Rackham.
Contains a truly wonderful collection of classic children’s stories. They include: Charles Perrault’s ‘Hop O’ My Thumb’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’, ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Bluebeard’, traditional English tales such as ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ and ‘Dick Whittington’, as well as tales from Arabian nights.
First published in 1933.