Rip Van Winkle. Washington Irving, Arthur Rackham.
Rip Van Winkle.
Rip Van Winkle.
Rip Van Winkle.
Rip Van Winkle.

Rip Van Winkle.

1905. London: William Heinemann, 1905.

4to, viii, 60 pp. Mounted color frontispiece and 48 mounted color plates with captioned tissue guards (lacking 2 plates per Latimore & Haskell). Original vellum with gilt decoration to upper cover and backstrip, top gilt. Contents clean and free from foxing, slight toning to binding, lacking silk ties, custom slipcase worn. Bookplates of Victor Riesenfeld and William Riesenfeld.

§ Limited edition of 250 copies signed by Rackham, this is copy number 102. This was one of Rackham’s earliest “deluxe” books and its success led to the series of signed limited editions that continued for some 30 years. Latimore & Haskell p. 26. Riall p. 69. Item #124030

Price: $3,500.00