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Arthur Rackham

Author, Illustrator

(1867 - 1939)

Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham was an English book illustrator.



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Aesop’s Fables (1912)

V. S. Vernon Jones selected his favorite fables from Aesop. Arthur Rackham illustrated them. G. K. Chesterton wrote the introduction. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): V. S. Vernon Jones
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1907)

Alice falls through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by strange creatures. Read for free online at Project Gutenberg.

Author(s): Lewis Carroll
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Allies Fairy Book (1916)

Eleven fairy tales, one from each of the allied countries at the beginning of World War I. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Edmund Gosse, C. B.
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Argonauts of the Amazon (1901)

Three friends procure a steam launch to search the upper reaches of the Amazon for the Inca’s treasure. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): C. R. Kenyon
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Art of Pen Drawing (1927)

How to draw with a pen.

Author(s): G. Montague Ellwood
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Arthur Rackham (2002)

A catalog of an exhibition of the work of Arthur Rackham.

Author(s): Rodney K. Engen
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Arthur Rackham: A Bibliography (1936)

A bibliography of the illustrator.

Author(s): Grace Clark Haskell
Sarah Briggs Latimore
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Arthur Rackham: A List of Books Illustrated by Him (1922)

A book list rather than a bibliography, by a collector. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Frederick Coykendall
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book (1933)

Twenty-three favorite fairy tales.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Arthur Rackham’s Book of Pictures (1913)

Fairy tale scenes including dwarfs and giants, elves and fairies, well as folkloric figures and Edwardian-era children. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Auld Acquaintance (1907)

A book with illustrations and blank pages for autographs, poems, puzzles, etc.

Author(s): None
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Bee-Blowaways (1900)

“A Bee-Bloway is a musical note B which has turned into a stinging bee, and has flown away.” A Wonderland-like musical fantasy. Read for free online at David Brass Rare Books.

Author(s): Agnes Grozier Herbertson
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Bird Watching (1901)

One of a series of volumes on country occupations, this being an account of the author’s observations of various English birds. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Edmund Selous
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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A Birthday and Some Memories (1928)

Writings on the diamond jubilee of Eno’s Fruit Salt, a popular antacid. Includes an illustration by Rackham.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Edmund J. Sullivan

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Bo-Peep (1913)

A collection of stories with illustrations by many artists, including Arthur Rackham.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Bo-Peep (1914)

A collection of stories with illustrations by many artists, including Arthur Rackham.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Book of Betty Barber (1910)

A nonsense novel in which schoolroom characters read a book, not too flattering, about themselves. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Maggie Browne
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Harry Rountree

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The Book of the Queen’s Dolls’ House (1924)

Two volumes, but only one with Rackham illustrations, about a doll house made for Queen Mary.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Bracebridge Hall (1896)

An account of an American author’s time in Old England. Read for free online at Internet Archive: Volume 1, and Volume 2.

Author(s): Washington Irving
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Brains and Bravery (1903)

A collection of fourteen tales of young men exhibiting brains and bravery. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): G. A. Henty
L. T. Meade
Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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British Book Illustration Yesterday and Today (1923)

The winter number of the periodical The Studio.

Author(s): Malcolm C. Salaman
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Captain Castle: A Tale of the China Seas (1897)

Dick Quenton gets more than he bargained for when he ships as second mate on a tramp steamer from Singapore to Batavia, what with mutiny, typhoons, pirates and plague. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Carlton Dawe
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Castle Inn (1898)

A “Regency Romance” albeit set in the eighteenth century. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Stanley J. Weyman
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Cats at Play (1903)

A collection of stories and pictures, with one picture by Rackham.

Author(s): May Gladwin
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Louis Wain

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Charles O’Malley The Irish Dragoon (1897)

A story of the Peninsular War replete with humorous characters, boisterous fun and martial adventure. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Charles Lever
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Children and the Pictures (1907)

The pictures in the family gallery are explained for children. Has a sketch by Rackham on the title page. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Pamela Tennant
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Various

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The Children’s Christmas Treasury of Things Old and New (1905)

An anthology of Christmas stories by various authors and illustrators.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Children’s Hour (1906)

An anthology published in aid of the Children’s Happy Evenings Association.

Author(s): Ralph Hall Caine, Jun.
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Children’s Treasury of Great Stories (1910)

A collection of selections from Alice in Wonderland, Gulliver’s Travels, Tales from Shakespeare, etc.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Chimes (1931)

The goblins ringing the chimes show Trotty Veck a dystopian future -- he wakes determined to make things better. This Christmas book followed the successful A Christmas Carol.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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A Christmas Carol (1915)

The classic story of the redemption of Ebenezer Scrooge. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Cinderella (1919)

The familiar story of the despised stepdaughter the fairy godmother, the prince and the glass slipper. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): C. S. Evans
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Compleat Angler (1931)

Walton spent most of his energy on his lives of the poets, but is best known for this work on the joys of fishing. The image above is of an early edition. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Izaak Walton
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Comus (1921)

A masque based on the story of a sorcerer’s attempt to traduce a chaste and beautiful maiden. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): John Milton
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Cotter’s Saturday Night (1908)

A depiction of Scottish home life among the peasant class. Dust jacket and end papers by Webb; frontispiece by Rackham.

Author(s): Robert Burns
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
M. Webb

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A Dish of Apples (1921)

A collection of poems on the themes of nature and harvest. The author was a novelist best known for his fourteen novel cycle set on Dartmoor. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Eden Phillpotts
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Dolly Dialogues (1894)

Short stories of fin de siecle London society. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Anthony Hope
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Don Gypsy (1936)

The travels and adventures of a folk singer in Spain and the adjacent Barbary states. Frontis and title page by Rackham.

Author(s): Walter Starkie
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Arthur Rackham

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Drawings in Pen and Pencil from Durer’s Day to Ours (1922)

A collection of drawings spanning several centuries taken from a special spring number of The Studio magazine. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): George Sheringham
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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East Coast Scenery (1899)

A travel guide to the East Coast of England. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): William J. Tate
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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English Book-Illustration of Today (1903)

Four articles on book illustration, accompanied by extensive bibliographies of illustrators. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Rose E. D. Sketchley
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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English Fairy Tales (1918)

Forty-one traditional English fairy tales. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Flora Annie Steel
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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English Illustration: The Nineties (1935)

A study of English book illustration in the 1890’s.

Author(s): James Thorpe
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Evelina or The History of a Young Lady’s Entrance Into the World (1898)

A novel in letters from the turn of the nineteenth century. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Frances Burney
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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A Fairy Book (1923)

A reprint of The Allies Fairy Book, with fewer illustrations.

Author(s): Edmund Gosse, C. B.
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Fairy Tales (1932)

A selection of Andersen’s best known stories.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (1900)

A large collection of the Grimm’s tales. Color frontis, other illustrations are in black and white. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (1909)

This is Rackham’s definitive edition of Grimm with many colored illustrations. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Faithful Friends (1902)

A collection of stories and pictures, which was frequently reprinted. This appears to be the first edition.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Cecil Aldin
Arthur Rackham
Louis Wain
Et al

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Faithful Friends (1913)

A collection of stories and pictures, which was frequently reprinted. This later edition had better illustrations.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Cecil Aldin
Arthur Rackham
Louis Wain
Et al

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The Far Familiar: Fifty New Poems (1938)

A collection of poems.

Author(s): Percy MacKaye
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Farming (1903)

Part of the Haddon Hall Library for gentlemen farmers, the end papers head and tail pieces are by Rackham. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): W. M. Tod
Illustrator(s): L. Kemp-Welch
Arthur Rackham

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Feats on the Fjord (1899)

An adventure story set in Norway. The scan is of the second edition with the illustrations colored in. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Harriet Martineau
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Feats on the Fjord (1914)

An adventure story set in Norway. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Harriet Martineau
Illustrator(s): W. Cubitt Cooke
Arthur Rackham

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Feats on the Fjord and Merdhin (1910)

Two novels of adventure: the first set in Norway; the second dealing with King Canute. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Harriet Martineau
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Fly Fishing (1899)

An early work on the pleasures of fly fishing by a British diplomat. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Sir Edward Gray
Illustrator(s): Eric Fitch Daglish
Arthur Rackham

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Fourth Annual of Advertising Art (1925)

A collection of advertisements.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Gardens Old & New (1900)

Most of the pictorial chapter headings in the first two of three volumes are by Rackham. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Goblin Market (1933)

The story of two sisters and a horde of goblins.

Author(s): Christina Rosetti
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Good-Night (1907)

The story of Padre Alonzo, his Mexican parrot, Loretta and a yellow canary named Tony. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Eleanor Gates
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Greek Heroes (1903)

Includes the well-known Greek tales of Jason and the Argonauts, Hercules, Heraclidae, Perseus and Theseus. Read online at Hathitrust. The color plates are lacking in this scan.

Author(s): Barthold Georg Niebuhr
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Grey House on the Hill (1903)

A young boy is falsely accused of theft and banished to the work house by an unforgiving master.

Author(s): The Hon. Mrs. Greene
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Grey Lady (1897)

The story of twin brothers from a Navy family and what happens when one flunks out of officer’s school. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Henry Seton Merriman
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Gulliver’s Travels (1900)

A satirical look at human society through the lens of midgets, giants and horses. Read for free online at Google Books.

Author(s): Jonathan Swift
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Gulliver’s Travels (1909)

This edition of Dean Swift’s satirical survey of human society has more colored illustrations. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Jonathan Swift
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Hansel and Grethel & Other Tales by The Brothers Grimm (1920)

This was a reprint of roughly half the tales included in the 1909 edition of Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Homes and Haunts of Thomas Carlyle (1895)

A biography of the author. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Henry C. Shelley
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Hunting (1900)

A volume in the Haddon Hall Library on fox hunting. Yes the hounds eat the carcass. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): J. Otho Paget
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Arthur Rackham

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The Illustrated Guide to Wells-Next-the-Sea (1894)

A sixpenny guide to East Anglian seaside resorts.

Author(s): Lemmon Lingwood
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Arthur Rackham

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Illustrators of Children’s Books: 1744-1945 (1947)

Essays on children’s book illustrators along with extensive bibliographies.

Author(s): Robert Lawson
Bertha E. Mahony
May Massee
Lynd Ward
Et al
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Lynd Ward
Et al

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Imagina (1914)

A young boy imagines a mother to love him. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Julia Ellsworth Ford
Illustrator(s): Lauren Ford
Arthur Rackham

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In the Evening of His Days (1896)

A biography of William E. Gladstone, the British prime minister in retirement. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Hulda Friederichs
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Ingoldsby Legends (1907)

A collection of ghost stories, tales, legends and poems, most with a humorous twist. This edition ha additional illustrations. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Thomas Ingoldsby
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels (1898)

A collection of folk tales, legends ghost stories, and poems, many with a humorous twist. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Thomas Ingoldsby
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Irish Fairy Tales (1920)

A collection of Irish fairy tales. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): James Stephens
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Isis Very Much Unveiled (1894)

A debunking of theosophy and Madame Blavatsky. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Edmund Garrett
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Jacovleff and Other Artists (1946)

A collection of articles on various artists with examples of their work.

Author(s): Martin Birnbaum
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Junior Classics Volume 1 (1912)

A collection of folk and fairy tales and fables for children from six to sixteen. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Edmund Dulac
Warwick Goble
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Junior Classics Volume 2 (1912)

Selections mainly from the Norse myths and Greek and Roman mythology for children from six to sixteen. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Maxfield Parrish
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Junior Classics Volume 5 (1912)

Selections from older classics that have been appropriated by children such as Robinson Crusoe, Gulliver’s Travels and Pilgrim’s Progress for children from six to sixteen. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): John Bunyan
Daniel Defoe
Sir Walter Scott
William Shakespeare
Jonathan Swift
Various
Illustrator(s): Edmund Dulac
Arthur Rackham

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King Albert’s Book (1914)

Letters, poems, songs and pictures in sympathy for Belgium under the Teuton’s boot, this book served as a fundraiser for relief efforts. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Walter Crane
Maxfield Parrish
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The King of the Golden River (1932)

The story of Gluck and his two evil brothers.

Author(s): John Ruskin
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Kingdoms Curious (1905)

A collection of new fairy stories. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Myra Hamilton
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar
Arthur Rackham
W. Heath Robinson
Helen Stratton
Et al

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The Kingsway Shakespeare (1927)

This one-volume edition of the plays and poems includes fourteen illustrations, two by Rackham.

Author(s): William Shakespeare
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Land of Enchantment (1907)

A collection of new fairy tales. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): A. E. Bonser
E. S. Buchheim
B. Sidney Woolf
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1928)

The fearful ride of Ichabod Crane and his encounter with the headless horseman has entered American folklore.

Author(s): Washington Irving
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Life of a Century: 1800-1900 (1901)

This pictorial review of the nineteenth century appears to have been variously available in a single volume, two- and three-volume issue.

Author(s): Edwin Hodder
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Little Brother & Little Sister and Other Tales (1917)

Forty more tales from the Brothers Grimm, in addition to those originally published as part of Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Little Folks (1905)

This is the annual volume for 1905. Rackham contributed to this magazine from 1896 through 1908.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Little Folks Picture Album (1904)

A collection of short stories with forty-seven colored illustrations.

Author(s): Maggie Browne
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The “Little Folks” Plays (1903)

Contains plays of Cinderella and Rumplestiltzkin and Dummling.

Author(s): Maggie Browne
Miranda Hill
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Little White Bird (1912)

A collection of essays centered on Kensington Gardens, in which is first introduced Peter Pan. Two illustrations by Rackham, which may or may not be in color. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): J. M. Barrie
Illustrator(s): Walter Appleton Clark
Arthur Rackham

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Littledom Castle and Other Tales (1903)

Ten stories with nine different illustrators.

Author(s): Mrs. M. H. Spielmann
Illustrator(s): Kate Greenaway
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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A London Garland (1895)

A large collection of verse on the subject of London. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Walter Crane
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Lonesomest Doll (1928)

The story of a proud little queen and her beautiful, lonesome doll.

Author(s): Abbie Farwell Brown
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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A Midsummer-Night’s Dream (1908)

A magical romp under the stars by the master of English drama. “Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): William Shakespeare
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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A Midsummer-Night’s Dream (1939)

A magical summer night’s romp by the master of English drama. This Limited Editions Club version has all new illustrations by Rackham.

Author(s): William Shakespeare
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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A Midsummer-Night’s Dream (1977)

Calligraphy by Graily Hewitt accompanies the Rackham illustrations.

Author(s): William Shakespeare
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Modern Book Illustrators and Their Work (1914)

A special issue of The Studio magazine devoted to book illustration. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Malcolm C. Salaman
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Molly Bawn (1904)

The story of an Irish flirt. Read for free online at Project Gutenberg.

Author(s): Mrs. Hungerford
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Money Spinner and Other Character Notes (1896)

A collection of essays on fashionable life in fin de siècle London. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Henry Seton Merriman
S. G. Tallentyre
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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More Tales of the Stumps (1902)

A collection of cricket tales.

Author(s): Horace Bleackley
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Rip

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Mother Goose: The Old Nursery Rhymes (1913)

This is the first American edition and includes additional rhymes and pictures. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Mother Goose: The Old Nursery Rhymes (1913)

This is the first British edition and includes fewer rhymes and pictures than the American edition. The cover image above is from the American edition. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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My Dearest Mouse (1988)

The original letters Kenneth Grahame wrote to his son Alastair are reproduced with transcriptions and additional editorial matter.

Author(s): Kenneth Grahame
Illustrator(s): Nancy Barnhart
Paul Bransom
Photographs
Arthur Rackham
Ernest H. Shepard

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Mysteries of Police and Crime (1901)

A three-volume compendium of crime stories. Read for free online:

Author(s): Major Arthur Griffiths
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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A New Book of Sense and Nonsense (1928)

A collection of nonsense stories for older readers.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Night Before Christmas (1931)

’Twas the night before Christmas
and all through the house …

Author(s): Clement C. Moore
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Not All the Truth (1928)

A book of reminiscences by a popular club-man and man-about-town which drops many famous names of the era.

Author(s): Lewis Melville
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The “Old” Water-Colour Society 1804-1904 (1905)

A history of the society on its centenary along with a list of members and many color illustrations. This is a special issue of The Studio magazine. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): None
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Old Water-Colour Society’s Club: Eleventh Annual Volume 1933-1934 (1934)

A collection of articles and images published for the members of the club.

Author(s): Arthur Rackham
Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Our Forests and Woodlands (1900)

A study of British forests. Part of the Haddon Hall Library. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): John Nisbet
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Our Gardens (1899)

A volume in the Haddon Hall Library on gardens. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): S. Reynolds Hole
Illustrator(s): George Elgood
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Out-Door Games, Cricket & Golf (1901)

A volume in the Haddon Hall Library on popular British pastimes. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): R. H. Lyttelton
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Outline of Literature (1930)

An English reader with copious illustrations.

Author(s): John Drinkwater
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Pears’ Annual 1924 (1924)

An annual sponsored by a soap company with a colored illustration by Rackham.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Pen, Pencil, and Chalk (1911)

A special issue of The Studio magazine devoted to drawings by European artists. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Malcolm C. Salaman
Et al
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Penrose’s Annual Volume 23 (1921)

An annual review of printing processes with many articles and illustrations.

Author(s): None
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Penrose’s Pictorial Annual Volume 11 (1905)

An annual compendium of graphic arts showcasing the publishers and printers.

Author(s): None
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Peradventures of Private Pagett (1904)

Humorous misadventures of a member of His Britannic Majesty’s navy and army. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Major W. P. Drury
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Peradventures of Private Pagett (1911)

Humorous stories of a soldier of the King, with a bit of an edge. The illustrations in this edition have been colored.

Author(s): Major W. P. Drury
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (1906)

First separate printing of Peter’s first appearance in The Little White Bird. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): J. M. Barrie
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (1912)

The first appearance of Peter from The Little White Bird. With additional illustrations not in the first Rackham edition of 1906. Read online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): J. M. Barrie
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (1920)

This is the first appearance of Peter from the book The Little White Bird. This is the trade edition that appeared throughout the 1920’s of the second Rackham-illustrated edition. The book was also available with twenty-four, sixteen or fewer illustrations.

Author(s): J. M. Barrie
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (1930)

This is the first appearance of Peter from the book The Little White Bird. This is the fourth Rackham illustrated edition.

Author(s): J. M. Barrie
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Peter Pan Portfolio (1912)

This is a limited edition elephant porfolio with twelve mounted plates, which were matted in the British edition. Read for free online at the University of Florida.

Author(s): None
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Pictures of East Coast Health Resorts (1894)

14 illustrations by Rackham which first appeared in Sunrise-Land. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Arthur Peaton
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1934)

The story of the piper who was not paid and took his revenge on the children of the town.

Author(s): Robert Browning
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Poor Cecco (1925)

“The wonderful story of a wonderful wooden dog who was the jolliest toy in the house until he went out to explore the world.”

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Practice of Water-Colour Painting (1911)

A collection of articles on artists and their techniques. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): A. L. Baldry
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Puck of Pook’s Hill (1906)

Dan and Una learn something of English history from Robin Goodfellow. Read for free online at Internet Archive or at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Rudyard Kipling
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Queen Mab’s Fairy Realm (1901)

A collection of literary and traditional fairy tales. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Raggle-Taggle (1933)

Adventures with a fiddle in Hungary and Romania.

Author(s): Walter Starkie
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Rainbow Book (1909)

A collection of mostly fairy stories. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Mrs. M. H. Spielmann
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Harry Rountree
Hugh Thomson
Et al

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Realms of Gold in Children’s Books (1929)

A comprehensive guide to children’s literature as of 1929. Every author and illustrator of note is included. The dust jacket is by Dorothy P. Lathrop.

Author(s): Bertha E. Mahony
Elinor Whitney
Illustrator(s): Dorothy P. Lathrop
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Red Book for Children (1911)

A collection of stories and pictures by various artists and authors.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Red Pottage (1904)

A novel of scandal.

Author(s): Mary Cholmondeley
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie (1910)

There are few opera librettos that can hold the reader’s attention by themselves; this story of murder, deceit betrayal and crime is not one of them.

Author(s): Richard Wagner
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Ring of the Niblung (1939)

This edition of the complete libretto to “The Ring” contains only forty-eight of the original color illustrations.

Author(s): Richard Wagner
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Rip Van Winkle (1905)

A tale of Dutch New York and old Rip who played at bowls with Hendrick Hudson and his crew and slept for twenty years. This first edition has the plates all bound together at the back, as in the original issue of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. Read for free online at Google Books.

Author(s): Washington Irving
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Rip Van Winkle (1916)

This edition of the tale of a hunter who slept for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains after a game of bowls has additional drawings but fewer plates. In this edition the plates are distributed throughout the text. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Washington Irving
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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River and Rainbow (1934)

Ten miniatures for pianoforte.

Author(s): Walter Carroll
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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A Road to Fairyland (1926)

A collection of new fairy tales.

Author(s): Erica Fay
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table (1917)

An abridged version of Malory. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Alfred Pollard
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Rudyard Kipling (1926)

A collection of articles about Kipling, including a bibliography.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
W. Heath Robinson
Et al

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The Scrumshus Story Book (1910)

A collection of stories, including The Bee-Blowaways with illustrations by Rackham. With over 180 color illustrations.

Author(s): Agnes Grozier Herbertson
Et al
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Shooting (1902)

A volume in the Haddon Hall Library on the pursuit of grouse and pheasant. Only the endpapers are by Rackham. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Alexander Innes Shand
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
H. L. Richardson
J. Smit

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Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods (1911)

The conclusion of “The Ring” cycle. A tale of murder, theft and depravity ends badly for all concerned.

Author(s): Richard Wagner
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (1895)

A two-volume collection of stories and essays, including Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Read for free online at Internet Archive: Volume 1, and Volume 2.

Author(s): Washington Irving
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Sleeping Beauty (1920)

The princess who slept for a hundred years and how she awakened. Read for free online at Internet Archive: this edition, and the limited edition with extra plate in color.

Author(s): C. S. Evans
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Snickerty Nick (1919)

A play for children loosely based on based on The Selfish Giant. The title Snickerty Nick & the Giant appears only on the cover. It is titled Snickerty Nick on the dust jacket and title page. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Witter Bynner
Julia Ellsworth Ford
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Snickerty Nick & the Giant (1935)

This third edition includes music for the play, which is based on Oscar Wilde’s The Selfish Giant.The colored illustrations are printed in black and white halftone in this edition.

Author(s): Julia Ellsworth Ford
Et al
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Snowdrop & Other Tales (1920)

The second half of the Grimm tales from the 1909 edition comprising thirty tales. The cover is from the 1923 reprint by Doubleday. The image above is from the 1920 Dutton printing. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Snowflake’s Picture Book (1910)

A collection of stories illustrated by Rackham and Wain.

Author(s): Uncle Maurice
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Louis Wain

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Some British Ballads (1919)

A collection of ballads, many taken from Child’s The English and Scottish Popular Ballads. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Souvenir of Sir Henry Irving (1895)

A biography of a famous British actor. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Walter Calvert
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Spanish Raggle-Taggle (1934)

Adventures with a fiddle in Norther Spain.

Author(s): Walter Starkie
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Sporting Days (1907)

Illustrations facing blank pages whereon the guests may write their comments.

Author(s): J. Harry Savory
Illustrator(s): Cecil Aldin
C. E. Brock
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Springtide of Life: Poems of Childhood (1918)

A collection of the poet’s verse on the subject of children, and those addressed to them. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Algernon Charles Swinburne
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The St. Nicholas Anthology (1948)

A large collection of stories, poems, etc. from St. Nicholas magazine.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Stories of King Arthur (1910)

Eleven familiar tales of King Arthur. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): A. L. Haydon
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Sun Princess (1930)

This is a later reprint of Queen Mab’s Fairy Realm. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué
Various
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Sunrise-Land (1894)

A tourist guide to eastern England. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Mrs. Alfred Berlyn
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Surprising Adventures of Tuppy & Tue (1904)

Reprint of Two Old Ladies, Two Foolish Fairies and a Tom Cat. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Maggie Browne
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Tales and Talks About Animals (1907)

A collection of simple stories with colored pictures by several different hands.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Charles Robinson
Et al

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Tales from Shakespeare (1899)

Brief prose versions of the most famous Shakespeare plays. Mary did the comedies, Charles did the tragedies. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Charles Lamb
Mary Lamb
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Tales from Shakespeare (1909)

This edition of prose versions of Shakespeare’s best known plays has colored illustrations. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Charles Lamb
Mary Lamb
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Tales of a Traveller (1895)

A collection of tales by Washington Irving. Read for free online at HathiTrust (volume 1 and volume 2) or at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Washington Irving
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1935)

Twenty-five tales of detection, terror and the macabre.

Author(s): Edgar Allen Poe
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Tempest (1926)

“Full fathom five, thy father lies,
His bones are coral made …”

Author(s): William Shakespeare
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Temple Literary Readers Book 5

An elementary school reader with some illustrations by Rackham. The cover is actually for Book 4.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Third Annual of Advertising Art (1924)

A collection of advertisements from an exhibition sponsored by the Art Director’s Club of New York.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Three-Cornered Heart (1971)

A dual biography of two English literary ladies from the 1860’s to the 1940’s. The cover illustration is by Rackham.

Author(s): Anne Fremantle
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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Through a Glass Lightly (1897)

A celebration of wine, the title page by Rackham. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): T. T. Greg
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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To the Other Side (1893)

A travel book.

Author(s): Thomas Rhodes
Illustrator(s): Alfred Bryan
Arthur Rackham

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Two Old Ladies, Two Foolish Fairies and a Tom Cat (1897)

The Black Witch returns Puss’ boot and sends him to stir up a rebellion in fairyland. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Maggie Browne
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Two Years Before the Mast (1904)

The author shipped before the mast on a voyage to California in 1834 to collect a cargo of hides.

Author(s): Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Undine (1909)

The story of a knight who marries a water sprite, adapted from the German by W. L. Courtney. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Venture (1905)

A collection of essays by literary lights of the day. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Arthur Ransome
Et al
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Vicar of Wakefield (1929)

The sufferings of Job are rehearsed in the person of Dr. Charles Primrose, Vicar of Wakefield.

Author(s): Oliver Goldsmith
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Where Flies the Flag (1904)

A collection of British adventure stories.

Author(s): Henry Harbour
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Where the Blue Begins (1925)

A satire on the author George Gissing in which all the parts are played by dogs. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Christopher Morley
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Wild Life in Hampshire Highlands (1899)

A volume in the Haddon Hall Library. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): George A. B. Dewar
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Wind in the Willows (1940)

While lacking four of the sixteen color illustrations in the Limited Editions Club version, this reprint includes pen and ink chapter heads not in the limited edition.

Author(s): Kenneth Grahame
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Wind in the Willows (1940)

Arthur Rackham was the first artist approached to illustrate Kenneth Grahame’s masterpiece about Mole, Rat, Toad and Badger and their adventures on the riverbank, but was too busy at the time. When he was contracted by the Limited Editions Club, he was already mortally ill and it was his last commission. This is the only edition with all sixteen of Rackham’s plates.

Author(s): Kenneth Grahame
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Windmill (1923)

Selections from books published by Heinemann including an essay by Masefield.

Author(s): John Masefield
Various
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham
Et al

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A Wonder Book (1922)

A collection of stories based on the Greek myths. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Nathaniel Hawthorne
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Wonderful Visit (1895)

When the Vicar shoots a visiting angel, what can he do but offer him a room at the vicarage? Only the cover is by Rackham. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): H. G. Wells
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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A World in a Garden (1899)

Reminiscences of gardening. Head and tail pieces by Rackham. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): R. Neish
Illustrator(s): Jessie Macgregor
Arthur Rackham
Et al

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The Zankiwank & The Bletherwitch (1896)

An ‘Alice” fantasy. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): S. J. Adair Fitzgerald
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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