London: Constable & Co,. [n.d., 1919]. One of 575 deluxe copies signed and numbered by Arthur Rackham. With mounted frontispiece and 15 mounted plates (each with a printed tissue guard). Also with 24 illustrated head-pieces and with text ornaments of eagles, snakes, dragons, and other animals and mythological creatures. Endpapers toned. Ink signature dated Christmas 1919 on front pastedown. A bit of light toning to edges but overall a very good, very bright copy. Original quarter vellum cream boards ruled in gilt with elaborate gilt pictorial stamping. Spine stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Quarto. , 170 pp. Item #16691
Lattimore and Haskell, #50.