(RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. THE ALLIES' FAIRY BOOK with intro. by Edmund Gosse. London: Heinemann no date . 4to, gilt cloth, top edge gilt, cloth darkened slightly on edges and some foxing, a miniscule corner crease else VG. LIMITED TO ONLY 525 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY RACKHAM. A collection of fairy tales from various countries (English, Scottish, Welsh, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian and more) with lengthy and informative introduction by Gosse. Featuring 12 magnificent tipped-in color plates and a profusion of fabulous line illustrations throughout the text that reproduce with superior clarity due to the fine quality paper used in this edition.