Ruskin, John; illustrated by Arthur Rackham
The King of the Golden River
Very Good +
very good Jacket
George Harrap & Co. Ltd.
A fantasy novel / fable by Ruskin, illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 4 colour plates, smaller wood-cuts and chapter head and tail pieces as well as decorated endpapers. This short novel was originally written by Ruskin in 1841 for his future wife when she was still a child. Complete with dust jacket [not price clipped] over card covers. Pictorial coloured wood cut decoration to cream ground dust jacket and same on book front cover. Block printed wood cut decoration of an elf type character to end papers. Paper repair [c. 2cm.] to edge of one page [where pages were cut].
fantasy novel, colour plates, wood cuts, decorative end papers,