The Ingoldsby Legends. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (1913)
Book ID: 59594
The Ingoldsby Legends. Mirth and Marvels. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. With 23 tipped-in coloured illustratins, and numerous text drawings. London: Heineman, 1913. Pp, xix, 546. Thick folio. A good copy in blue cloth covers with gilt design to front cover and spine. With previous owner’s name to front free endpaper. 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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