Illustrator Arthur Rackham book collection sells for £40,000
A collection of first edition books illustrated by the Edwardian artist Arthur Rackham has sold for more than £40,000 at auction.
The artist, whose work adorns classics such as Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan, gave the 26 books as Christmas gifts to his sister-in-law.
They were offered for sale at an auction in Essex by surviving relatives.
- From the section Essex