Deluxe American large-paper edition, limited to only 50 copies signed by Rackham.
FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
This is the only American limited edition of this title, never issued as a typical American limited edition. Very rare in this edition in such nice condition.
Read more: Riall p.97; Swann/Sutton sale #112. Not in Latimore/Haskell.
New York: Doubleday Page, 1909. 12.75'' x 10.25''. Original full limp suede binding with yapp edges, gilt-ornamented spine. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Moire endpapers. Printed on fine paper. Featuring 40 tipped-in color plates by Rackham with guards plus a profusion of full page and smaller black and whites. Translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas. 325,  pages. Repair to rear endpaper, faint crease on corner of frontispiece. Some wear to suede on edges, as is inevitable with this type of binding. Remarkably sound and clean.
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