Cinderella & The Sleeping Beauty Folio Society limited edition
New and unread - in immaculate condition. Facsimiles of the original deluxe editions published in 1919 and 1920 and illustrated throughout in silhouette by Arthur Rackham 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 our 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.