A Christmas Carol. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1915. First American Edition. Pp xi, 147. Publisher's violet cloth with gilt stamped design and lettering to front cover and spine. Neat ownership inscription to front free endpaper. A very good copy.
Beautifully Illustrated with 12 full colour illustrations with tissue guard captions and 20 black and white drawings interwoven throughout. Illustrated endpapers, decorative title page in red and black lettering.
A classic interperatation of Dickens's classic, it was the first of Dickens's works to be illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Rackham's artistry captured and documented the Victorian age in which he was born. His work originally appeared in magazines with his first book illustrations appearing in 1893.