A fanciful story illustrated by Arthur Rackham and his fellow artist and illustrator friends for his young daughter, Barbara. Dedication on first page.
By Rackham: Frontispiece colour plate (tissue guarded) and 16 black and white illustrations, 7 full page. Signed in the plate and dated, 1909.
Also illustrations by Hugh Thompson, Bernard Partridge, Lewis Baumer, (4) Harry Rountree (3) Hugh Thomson (2) and C. Wilhelm.
Rough edged, thick paper. Hardback cover red, faded and worn in places with gilt raised lettering and ornate inset decoration. Torn binding on top of spine and some damage on edge and bottom also. Beginning to detach from spine but all pages still secure. Corners bumped. Inside pages good, minor spotting on some, see photos.
- Number of Books
- Children's books, Illustrated
- Author/ Illustrator
- Mrs Spielmann with Rackham, Thompson, Bernard Partridge, Lewis Baumer, Harry Rountree
- Book Title
- The Rainbow Book
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Chatto and Windus
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 20×16 cm