The Ingoldsby Legends. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (1930)
Book ID: 67328
The Ingoldsby Legends. Mirth and Marvels. London: Dent, 1930. A beautifully bound copy, spine richly decorated in gilt, inner dentelles, all edges in gilt. A fine copy.
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, with 23 tipped-in coloured Illustrations, 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.
The first illustrated Rackham ediiton was published in 1907.
A beautiful gift edition.