Mother Goose, The Old Nursery Rhymes. Arthur Rackham.
Mother Goose, The Old Nursery Rhymes.
Mother Goose, The Old Nursery Rhymes.
Mother Goose, The Old Nursery Rhymes.
Mother Goose, The Old Nursery Rhymes.

Mother Goose, The Old Nursery Rhymes.

1913. New York: Century Co., 1913.

Small 4to, xxiii, 262 pp. With a frontispiece and 12 color plates, and numerous black-and-white illustrations. With an original drawing by Rackham. Signed by Rackham under the drawing. Finely bound by Giulio Giannini-Firenze in full red polished calf, panelled in gilt and blind rules, backstrp gilt. A few scuffs and marks to the leather and text block edges, light scattered foxing and toning within but still a handsome book.

§ First trade edition finely bound and with an original pen-and-ink illustration by Rackham on the front free endpaper, depicting himself gifting to book to a child named Jeremy, a holly branch with red berries beneath, with the inscription "To Jeremy / from Arthur Rackham / Christmas 1937." Item #124078

Price: $2,250.00

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