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[RACKHAM, Arthur, 1867 - 1939]

The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. (Deluxe edition)

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Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas. London : Constable & Constable, 1909. Quarto, gilt-decorated vellum (lightly marked), silk ties detached (one present), top edge gilt, others uncut; pp. xv; [I]; 325, text vignettes, numerous tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards; very pale foxing to endpapers and preliminaries, a very good copy of the deluxe edition, limited to 750 numbered copies signed by Arthur Rackham.


Presentation inscription on the front free-endpaper from Maude Reid to her daughter, Heather, dated 1909; thence by descent.

Maude Reid was the wife of Walter Montgomerie Neilson Reid, a son of James Reid of Auchterarder, owner of the leading locomotive building firm Neilson, Reid, & Co. of Glasgow and benefactor to various charitable interests in that city.