Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    [Arthur Rackham]. Group of Four Books. London and elsewhere: [1913-1932]. First Rackham editions.

    More Information:

    Arthur Rackham, illustrator. Group of Four Books. London and elsewhere: [1913-1932]. Titles include Mother Goose: The Old Nursery Rhymes, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith, and Fairy Tales by Hans Anderson. Four octavo volumes. Publishers' bindings, two in dust jackets. Boards and board edges lightly rubbed and worn, spines a bit sun faded. Text block edges moderately toned and dust soiled, a few places over-opened. Mother Goose has ink ownership signature, offset marks from cello-tape adhesives on endpapers. Fairy Tales has occasional pencil annotations. Vicar of Wakefield has text block lightly foxed. Legend of Sleepy Hollow has board edges heavily worn, front joint starting, rear free endpaper somewhat stained on lower corner. Dust jackets rubbed, toned, edgeworn, chipped and torn with loss. Overall, good, sound copies.



    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2017
    8th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 22
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 143

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 November 1 - 2 Space Exploration - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $619,240