RACKHAM, Arthur (illustrator). DE LA MOTTE FOUQUÉ (author). Undine.

London; William Heinemann. 1911.


4to. Original dark blue cloth lavishly and beautifully blocked in gilt to spine and upper board, top edge blue, others untrimmed, pictorial green endpapers, preserved in original pictorial buff dustwrapper; pp. viii + [ii], [3]-136; with a total of 15 fine tipped-in coloured plates alongside chapter-headings, vignettes, decorations, and tailpieces in line; externally fine and sparkling bar spotting to fore-, and lower edges of book block; internally generally very good indeed though with heavy foxing confined to half-title, some browning to endpapers, and an occasional interior spot, with all plates and captioned guards in fine state; the unclipped dustwrapper (7/6) with light rubbing to spine and edges and small nicking to spine ends, with neat tape repairs to the reverse; increasingly scarce in the dustwrapper.

First edition illustrated by Rackham.