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Undine

Illustrator:
Arthur Rackham (British, London 1867–1939 Limpsfield, Surrey)
Author:
Friedrich Heinrich Karl, Freiherr de La Motte-Fouqué (German, Brandenburg 1777–1843 Berlin)
Publisher:
William Heinemann Ltd. (London)
Publisher:
Doubleday, Page & Company (American) New York, NY
Printer:
Ballantyne & Co. (Edinburgh and London)
Published in:
London; New York
Date:
1909
Medium:
Illustrations: Hertschel colourtype (photomechanical process)
Dimensions:
11 13/16 x 9 1/4 x 1 3/16 in. (30 x 23.5 x 3 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Jane Erdmann Whitney, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1145.3
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in black ink on colophon: No. "591 / Arthur Rackham"

Marking: Bookplate inside front cover of Georgiana T. W. Erdmann, 60 W. 52nd Street.
Shelf location sticker [of Georgiana T. W. Erdmann or Jane Erdmann] inside front cover: "Sec. K / Sh. 2"
On title page: 3 cent Columbia University bicentennial stamp with "Vanity! is...R.B." inscribed in black ink; and "July 13."
Georgiana T. W. Erdmann; Jane Erdmann Whitney; Donor: The Estate of Jane Erdmann Whitney
Lattimore and Haskell, p. 34; Gettings, p. 177; Hudson, p. 168
Sarah Briggs Latimore, Grace Clark Haskell Arthur Rackham, A Bibliography. Jacksonville, Florida, 1936, pp. 34-35.

Derek Hudson Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work. London, 1960, p. 168.

Roland Baughman The Centenary of Arthur Rackham's Birth, September 19, 1867: An appreciation of his genius and a catalogue of his original sketches, drawings and paintings in the Berol Collection. 1967, related drawings, p. 25.

Fred Gettings Arthur Rackham. New York, 1975, fig. no. 102, 105, pp. 123, 126, 177.

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