Peer Gynt. Arthur RACKHAM, illustrator, Henrik IBSEN.
Peer Gynt
Peer Gynt
Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1936. Item #03943

"Rackhamerie Abounds"

[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. IBSEN, Henrik. Peer Gynt. A Dramatic Poem by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co. [1936].

Later American trade edition. Large octavo (9 11/16 x 7 1/2 inches; 246 x 191 mm.). 255, [3] 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 black, spine lettered in black, pictorial end-papers printed in brown. Minimal soiling to covers. A very good copy.

"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.

Price: $175.00