London: J. M. Dent, 1896. First Edition. 8vo. 188 pp. 17 black & white illustrated plates (including frontispiece with tissue guard); numerous in-text illustrations by Arhtur Rackham. Publisher's green cloth with gilt illustration & lettering; TEG, other page edges untrimmed. Some wear to extremities; shelf wear; light foxing; a very good copy. Item #19551
A noteworthy collector's item for Rackham enthusiasts, this was the first book to contain fantastical pictures by the artist. Rackham has noted this title to be the most interesting of his earlier books. (Lattimore and Haskell pg. 8. ).