The Ingoldsby Legends. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (1905)

Author: Thomas Ingoldsby

Book ID: 66389

Price: 175.00

The Ingoldsby Legends. Mirth and Marvels. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Heineman, 1905. Second Edition. Pp, 636. A good copy in green cloth covers with gilt design to front cover and spine. Some wear to cloth at edges and previous owner’s details to front free endpaper.

Illustrated with 23 tipped-in coloured plates, and numerous text drawings.

The Ingoldsby Legends is a collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry written supposedly by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, actually a pen-name of an English clergyman named Richard Harris Barham. They remained popular during the 19th century but have since become little known.

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