Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. [Jacob and Wilhelm] Grimm. Little Brother & Little Sister. And Other Tales by the Brothers Grimm. London: Constable & Co., [1917]. First Rackham edition, limited to 525 copies, of which this is number twenty-one, and signed by the illustrator; Extra Plate, signed by Rackham on mount, laid in with original envelope, features the illustration of "He Hurried Away with Long Strides," facing page 178. Quarto (11.5 x 9.125 inches; 293 x 233 mm.). xi, [1, blank], 250 [251], [1, blank] pages; frontispiece and twelve additional illustrated plates mounted to captioned paper and inserted throughout, tissue guards; numerous in-text and full-page illustrations in black and white throughout. Publisher's gray cloth, spine lettered and stamped in gilt, smooth white cloth label, lettered and stamped in gilt, affixed to front board; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; pictorial endpapers. Spine just barely askew; spine ends pushed and very lightly worn; extremities with some very minor wear. Hinges starting; endpapers foxed, free endpapers faintly discolored; some light to moderate marginal foxing; faint offsetting opposite tissue guards. Original envelop edges dulled and worn with some splitting. Very good, extra plate nearly fine with a crease to the lower corner of the tissue guard. Housed in a custom slipcase. From a Private Collection in St. Charles, IL.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2018
    7th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 338

    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 on Mar 7, 2018 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    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 2021 December 5 Holiday Luxury Accessories Signature Auction .

    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