By Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Signed limited edition of the classic German fairy tale about a water spirit, one of 1000 numbered copies signed by Rackham.
Very good minus.
London: Heinemann, 1909. 11.5'' x 8.75''. Original full gilt-stamped vellum, renewed ribbon ties. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Illustrated by Rackham with 15 tipped-in color plates on heavy brown stock with printed guards, plus numerous in-text line illustrations. Adapted from the German by W.L. Courtney. viii, 136 pages. Pencil notations about the edition on final leaf. Vellum a bit rubbed and soiled on sides and bottom edge, spine rubbed and rear board lightly soiled; internally fine.
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