The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty. Arthur Rackham, C. S. Evans.
The Sleeping Beauty
The Sleeping Beauty
The Sleeping Beauty
The Sleeping Beauty
Rackham illustrates this famous tale
The Sleeping Beauty

London: William Heinemann, [1920]. First trade edition. Publisher's quarter red cloth over pictorial boards, plain end-papers. Neat ink inscription dated 1932 on front free end- paper. In the original red printed dust jacket with the price 7/6d on the spine. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 1/8 inches; 249 x 181 mm.). Collating 110, [1, imprint], [1, blank]. Color frontispiece mounted on white paper with decorative border, three double-page silhouette drawings with color, two full-page silhouette drawings with color, eight single-page silhouette drawings in black and white and forty-one silhouette drawings in the text. A Near Fine copy.


"The immediate aftermath of the war brought Some British Ballads (1919), and the two volumes of Cinderella (1919) and The Sleeping Beauty (1920), retold by C.S. Evans, in which his gift for silhouette was given full play…" (Hudson 108).

Riall 141. Latimore and Haskell 51-52.
(Item #3710)

Price: $650