Evans, C S - Cinderella & The Sleeping Beauty Limited Edition - ( Item 129640 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2019. First Thus. 2 Fine Hardbacks. No inscriptions or bookplates. Fine slipcase. Facsimiles of the original de luxe editions published in 1919 and 1920 and illustrated throughout in silhouette. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Limited to 750 hand-numbered copies of which this is nymber 272. A limited edition of two masterpieces of silhouette illustration by Arthur Rackham, a giant of the Golden Age of illustration. These delightful retellings of classic fairytales have been faithfully recreated from copies first published in 1919 and 1920.Cinderella is a facsimile of number 54 from the original Edition de luxe of 850 copies and The Sleeping Beauty, published a year later, is a facsimile of number 618 of 625 copies. The facsimiles, with matching numbers from the limitation of 750, are housed together in an elegant presentation box. Limited to 750 hand-numbered copies. Quarter-bound in cloth with art parchment sides blocked in gold. 120 pages. One tipped-in colour illustration. Four silhouette illustrations heightened with colour. Numerous black and white illustrations including head and tail pieces in each book. Decorative endpapers. Presentation box bound in green cloth blocked in black and gold. Gilded top edges. 11¼” x 9”. Charles Seddon Evans was Rackham’s editor at William Heinemann. In 1919 he expanded the tale of Cinderella from Charles Perrault’s 1697 collection to create a tailor-made setting for Rackham’s illustrations. This was such a success that, the following year, they collaborated again, this time on The Sleeping Beauty. Once more Evans lengthened the story, retelling it in his inimitable conversational style.
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