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    The Arthur Rackham Treasury (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) (Paperback) By (author) Arthur Rackham, Edited by Jeff A. Menges, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

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    DescriptionThis stunning treasury features full-page plates of the finest works by the famed English artist, Arthur Rackham (1867-1939). A leading figure in the early twentieth century's Golden Age of Illustration, Rackham interpreted scenes from such diverse material as fairy tales, Wagnerian opera, and Shakespearean comedy. His memorable images, which combine whimsy, romance, and sophistication, continue to enchant children and adults alike. Magnificently reprinted from more than 25 rare early editions, these 86 illustrations were selected from hundreds of possibilities and include many plates that have not been reproduced in decades. They span Rackham's career -- from his landmark 1905 edition of "Rip Van Winkle" to masterworks such as "Undine" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and his final publication, "Wind in the Willows, " in 1939. Art lovers, book collectors, and anyone with an appreciation for imaginative visual storytelling will prize this marvelous treasury.

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    The Arthur Rackham Treasury
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Arthur Rackham, Edited by Jeff A. Menges, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 278 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    ISBN 13: 9780486446851
    ISBN 10: 0486446859

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    LC subject heading:
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: AGB
    BISAC V2.8: ART016000
    BIC subject category V2: AFF, ACV
    DC22: 741.64092
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    BIC subject category V2: AKLB
    Libri: I-AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25840
    DC22: 741.942
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: DES007040
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: NC978.5.R32 A4 2005
    Thema V1.0: AGB, AGA, AFF, AKLB
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MN
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    over 80 colour prints
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    27 January 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures, Frontispiece: The Magic CupRip Van Winkle: With Drawings by Arthur Rackham, Washington IrvingAlice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis CarrollA Midsummer Night's Dream: With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham, R. W. S., William ShakespeareUndine, De la Motte FouguéGulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, Jonathan SwiftPeter Pan in Kensington Gardens, J. M. BarrieThe Rhinegold & The Valkyrie, Richard WagnerSiegfried & the Twilight of the Gods, Richard WagnerAesop's FablesArthur Rackham's Book of PicturesMother Goose: The Old Nursery Rhymes, Arthur RackhamThe Allies' Fairy Book, Edmund Gosse (Introduction)Little Brother and Little Sister and Other Tales by the Brothers GrimmThe Romance of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, Alfred W. PollardEnglish Fairy Tales, Flora Annie SteelThe Springtide of Life: Poems of Childhood, Algernon Charles SwinburneSnowdrop and Other Tales by the Brothers GrimmHansel and Grethel and Other Tales by the Brothers GrimmComus, John MiltonA Wonder Book, Nathaniel HawthorneThe Tempest, William ShakespeareThe Vicar of Wakefield, Oliver GoldsmithGoblin Market, Christina RossettiTales of Mystery and Imagination, Edgar Allen PoePeer Gynt, Henrik IbsenThe Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame