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Rackham, Arthur (Illustrator)
Peer Gynt A Dramatic Poem By Henrik Ibsen
George G. Harrap, London, 1936. 256 pages, 27 x 21 cm. Limited edition, copy 92 of 460 signed by Arthur Rackham. Twelve full-page plates with lettered tissue guards. Introduction by R. Farquharson Sharp, the translator who made a concerted effort to keep as closely to the original's meaning, doing so in unrhymed verse. This was one of Rackham's last works, he died of cancer in 1939. Plates and text clean and fresh, decorated endpapers, slight darkening to lower spine and front cover. Orig. gilt lettered and decorated full vellum. Teg. Very good [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA [Ardsley, NY, U.S.A.]
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