Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Limited Edition Signed by Rackham

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. James Stephens. Irish Fairy Tales. London: MacMillan & Co. Ltd., 1920.

    First edition. One of only 520 deluxe limited edition copies signed by Rackham on the limitation page. Large quarto. With sixteen full-color illustrations with captioned tissue guards mounted on cream paper and twenty-one black-and-white drawings.

    Original half vellum over vellum-style paper boards, Gilt decoration to front cover. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Moderate edge wear and dust-soiling to the boards, especially the bottom edge. Rubbed corners. Small one-and-a-half-inch horizontal cut to the spine. Rear hinge expertly repaired, barely noticeable. Just a bit of light toning to the spine. Contemporary owner gift inscription dated 1920 on the front free endpaper. Despite these minor flaws, still an excellent copy in near fine condition.

    Latimore and Haskell, 52. Riall, 138.


    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
    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 444

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) 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 2019 February 16 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    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 $615,551