RACKHAM (ARTHUR) MILTON (JOHN) Comus, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY RACKHAM WITH AN ORIGINAL PEN AND INK SKETCH of a goat-headed satyr in fashionable clothes signed and dated "To Mr. Calvert Spensley from Arthur Rackham, 15.11.[19]21" on the half-title, William Heinemann; and AN ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH SIGNED ("Arthur Rackham") depicting a man in a bowler hat and woman in hat with feather (?race course goers) on a piece of headed notepaper, together with three photographic "Rough Proofs" for an illustration for the endpapers of Comus (small group)

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Lot 196
RACKHAM (ARTHUR)
MILTON (JOHN) Comus, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY RACKHAM WITH AN ORIGINAL PEN AND INK SKETCH of a goat-headed satyr in fashionable clothes signed and dated "To Mr. Calvert Spensley from Arthur Rackham, 15.11.[19]21" on the half-title, William Heinemann; and AN ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH SIGNED ("Arthur Rackham") depicting a man in a bowler hat and woman in hat with feather (?race course goers) on a piece of headed notepaper, together with three photographic "Rough Proofs" for an illustration for the endpapers of Comus (small group)

Sold for £ 1,125 (US$ 1,401) inc. premium
RACKHAM (ARTHUR)
MILTON (JOHN) Comus, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY RACKHAM WITH AN ORIGINAL PEN AND INK SKETCH of a goat-headed satyr in fashionable clothes signed and dated "To Mr. Calvert Spensley from Arthur Rackham, 15.11.[19]21" on the half-title, 24 tipped-in colour plates, [1921]--LA MOTTE-FOUQUÉ (FRIEDRICH DE) Undine, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED "To Mr Calvert Spensley from Arthur Rackham, 24/10/[19]09" on half-title, 15 colour plates, 1909, spotting, publisher's pictorial cloth gilt, rubbed, 4to, William Heinemann; and AN ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH SIGNED ("Arthur Rackham") depicting a man in a bowler hat and woman in hat with feather (?race course goers) on a piece of headed notepaper, together with three photographic "Rough Proofs" for an illustration for the endpapers of Comus (small group)

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  • Provenance: Calvert Spensley, inscriptions from Rackham, and bookplate.
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