By Washington Irving, illustrated by Arthur Rackham
First edition thus, with Rackham's illustrations, in the rare gilt leather binding — still in beautiful condition thanks to the intact original box.
Fine in very good box.
THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW
Irving is one of the few American authors whose work was illustrated by the English artist; nevertheless, Rackham's gift for forests and fantasy makes for a particularly compelling interpretation of this formative story in US literature.
London: George G. Harrap, (1928). 9.75'' x 7.5''. Original full gilt-stamped brown leather. Top edge gilt, fore-edge uncut. Color pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by Rackham with eight full-page color plates and many black-and-white vignettes. 103,  pages. Box with repairs to flaps. Book with only trace edgewear.
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