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Twenty-two original drawings

Title
Twenty-two original drawings / by Arthur Rackham.
Author
Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939.
Publication
[London?] : [not identified], [1921?]

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TextBy appointment onlyAvailableSpencer Coll. Eng. 1921Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Description
1 volume (22 pen and ink drawings with watercolour) : color Illustrations; 47cm.
Alternative Title
22 original drawings
Subjects
Note
  • Arthur Rackham drawings [1906-1921]
  • Each drawing except one (Cinderella) has a separate signed caption in the artist's autograph.
  • The Spencer Collection holds copies of thirteen of the seventeen London editions for which these illustrations were made: Barrie, Sir J. M. Peter Pan in Kensington gardens. Hodder & Stoughton, 1906.--Barham, R. H. The Ingoldsby legends. Dent, 1907.--Grimm, J. L. K. The fairy tales. Constable, 1909.--Swift, Jonathan. Gulliver's travels. Dent, 1909.--Aesop. English. 1912. Aesop's fables. Heinemann, 1912.--Mother Goose. Mother Goose. Heinemann, 1913.--The Allies' fairy book. Heinemann [1916]--Grimm, J. L. K. Little brother & little sister. Constable [1917]--Cinderella. Cinderella; retold by C. S. Evans. Heinemann [1919]--The sleeping beauty. The sleeping beauty; told by C. S. Evans. Heinemann [1920]--Stephens, James. Irish fairy tales. Macmillan, 1920.--Milton, John. Poems, Minor. Comus. 1921. Comus. Heinemann [1921]--Phillpotts, Eden. A dish of apples. Hodder & Stoughton [1921].
  • Most of the editions are represented by one original drawing, the Allies' fairy book by four, Cinderella and the Irish fairy tales each by two. Drawings are also present for the Midsummer-night's dream (1908), Lamb's Tales (1909), Dickens' Christmas carol (1915) and Rip van Winkle (1916).
  • Binding, by Bayntum of Bath, England, of blue morocco, gilt.
  • Issued in a handmade, blue cloth-covered clamshell box.
Contents
[1]. Peter Pan. "My Lord Duke ..." -- [2]. The Ingoldsby legends. "The dead drummer" -- [3]. Midsummer-night's dream. "O monstrous! O strange! we are haunted ..." -- [4]. Gulliver's travels. "Gulliver is stuck..." -- [5]. Grimm's fairy tales. "The Young Count and the Fishes" -- [6]. Lamb's Tales. "Ophelia" -- [7]. Aesop's Fables. "King Log" -- [8]. Mother Goose. "A Carrion Crow sat on an oak" -- [9]. Milton's "Comus". "Sabrina Rises" -- [10]. Dickens' Christmas carol. " Scrooge Dreams"-- [11]. Allies' fairy book. "Gulash" -- [12]. Allies' fairy book. " The Welsh Story" -- [13]. Allies' fairy book. "Jack the Giant Killer" -- [14]. Allies' fairy book. " The Scottish Story..." -- [15]. Rip van Winkle. "These Fairy Mountains"-- [16]. Grimm's Little Brother and Little Sister. "Instantly they lay still ..." -- [17]. Cinderella. "Two Drawings for Cinderella" -- [18]. Cinderella. "Design for Cover of Cinderella" -- [19]. Irish fairy tales. "The Carl of the drab coat " -- [20]. Irish fairy tales. "Filled with Savagery and Terror" -- [21]. The sleeping beauty. "Frontispiece" -- [22]. Poems by Eden Phillpotts. "Dish of Apples".
Call Number
Spencer Coll. Eng. 1921
OCLC
131732598
Author
Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939.
Title
Twenty-two original drawings / by Arthur Rackham.
Imprint
[London?] : [not identified], [1921?]
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22 original drawings
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. Eng. 1921
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