The Ingoldsby Legends 1905
Illustrator: Arthur Rackham
Author: Thomas Ingoldsby
Title: The Ingoldsby Legends of Mirth and Marvels
Year of Publication: 1905
Edition: second edition
Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co, London
Brief Details Of This Book:
The Ingoldsby Legends has all twelve printed Arthur Rackham colour illustrations as issued and as per the list to the front of the book. Additionally, there are 90 black and white Arthur Rackham illustrations that run throughout this collectable Arthur Rackham illustrated book.
Condition of the Binding:
The Ingoldsby Legends has the attractive original binding. The green cloth binding which are embossed in gilt decoration to the front board, back board and to the spine of the book. The gilt letters to the front board and spine are in Near Fine condition, with slight edge wear and knocks to the top and bottom of the spine.
Condition of the Pages:
The Ingoldsby Legends has 638 numbered pages, all top edge gilt and remaining edges untrimmed, with green front endpapers and rear endpapers, and with pages xiii to xvi unopened.
The pages are in overall Very Good + condition with staining to the bottom margin of a small number of pages which do not affect the text or illustrations and is to be expected for a book that is in excess of 100 years of age.