Very good+, Bright gilt details and titles. Five raised bands and six compartments to spine with gilt pictorial motifs. Arbled end-papers and paste downs. Wear and color fade to boards.
Just a touch of subtile veining to front board, pages lightly tanned, clean and bright otherwise, no loose or missing pages. Gilded page ends in excellent shape. Rare in Riviere Binding, A.
Fine example of an extraordinary antique book. Antiquarian books can be fragile and should be handled with the utmost care and attention.The item "RARE AESOP'S FABLES/FOLKLORE/ARTHUR RACKHAM Leather Fine Riviere Binding" is in sale since Monday, April 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "artemus-rare-books" and is located in Van Buren, Arkansas. This item can be shipped worldwide.