Beautiful Signed Limited Edition of Arthur Rackham’s “Peter Pan”
RACKHAM, Arthur. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. London: Hodder and Stoughton , 1906.
Deluxe edition. Limited to 500 copies, numbered and signed by the artist (this being copy No. 311). Large quarto (10 3/4 x 8 7/8 inches; 273 x 226 mm.). xii, 125, [1] pp. Color frontispiece and forty-nine color plates (collected at the end of the text) mounted on heavy brown paper, with descriptive tissue guards. Four black and white drawings (two on title and one each on p. 1 and p. 14).

Original vellum over boards, pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Yellow silk ties. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Endpapers of same heavy brown paper with map of Kensington Gardens on front free endpaper. Covers lightly bowed. Some very minor soiling to vellum at top edge of front board and top of spine. Previous owner's small ink inscription dated 1907 on recto of limitation page. Housed in a cloth clamshell. Overall a very good copy.

Latimore and Haskell, p. 27. Riall, p. 74.

HBS # 68402 $6,950