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Once Upon A Time The Fairy Tale World of Arthur Rackham
Once Upon A Time The Fairy Tale World of Arthur Rackham Author:Margery Darrell Since the turn of the century, generations of readers have been brought up on and have continued to treasure the many books which Arthur Rackham illustrated. The extraordinary popularity of ths leading decorative illustrator of the Edwardian period in England has brought about the present book, which brings together a group of classic texts, an... more »d all of which are accompanied by illustrations Arthur Rackham made during the best period of his work.
The selections include: Rip VanWinkle, Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens, Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, A Christmas Carol, several fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm and fables from Aesop.
A brief sketch and appreciation of the artist by Margery Darrell is included as an introduction to this delightful book, which is designed not only for avid Rackham fans, but as a popular addition to every home library.
Arthur Rackham was born in 1867 in a middle-class family in southeast London. His last work, "The Wind in the Willows, was published in 1940, a year after his death.« less