Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1936. Item #03545
First American Trade Edition
[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. IBSEN, Henrik. Peer Gynt. A Dramatic Poem by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co. .
First American Trade Edition. Large octavo (9 11/16 x 7 1/2 inches; 246 x 191 mm.). 255,  pp. Title-page printed in green and black. Twelve full-page color plates with descriptive tissue guards and numerous black and white illustrations in the text.
Publisher's orange-brown cloth over boards, front cover pictorially decorated and lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers printed in brown. Small area of light discoloration at top of spine. Original printed color pictorial dust jacket, slightly worn at extremities. An excellent copy in a very good dust jacket.
"His drawings for Peer Gynt [are] remarkably fresh and interesting" (Hudson, p. 140).
"In the troll scenes, or in Peer's moorland encounter with the threadballs Rackhamerie abounds… (Gettings, p. 165).
Gettings, p. 181. Hudson, p. 182. Latimore and Haskell, p. 74. Riall, p. 192.