The King of the Golden River

by John Ruskin

RACKHAM, Arthur

INSCRIBED WITH A DRAWING

RACKHAM, Arthur The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin

Harrap, 1939.

First edition. 8vo. Inscribed by Arthur Rackham with an original drawing of South-West Wind, Esquire, one of the principal characters in the story, "To Robert Hardy / from Edyth + Arthur Rackham / Xmas 1932." Original pictorial card wrappers decorated in red, orange and green, in the original matching dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontispiece with three further colour plates, in addition to numerous line drawings throughout the text. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper.

South-West Wind, Esquire is a mischievous, magical character who visits the Black Brothers at the onset of the story, and marks the beginning of their misfortune.

Stock ID: 43950

£1,750.00

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