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Jonkers Rare Books

Situated in the heart of the beautiful riverside town of Henley on Thames, Jonkers Rare Books offers an array of first editions, artwork & manuscripts. Specialist fields of Modern Literature, Children's Fiction, Illustrated Books, Travel & Topography are all well represented, as are first editions of non-fiction in most areas. Knowledgable & friendly staff welcome visitors & advise on collection development & special gifts. Emphasis is placed on offering books in excellent condition.

Original Watercolour for Little Brother and Little Sister


An original pen, ink and watercolour painting published in "Little Brother, Little Sister" in 1917. Signed in the lower left hand corner. 18 x 21cm. Mounted, framed and glazed. In fine condition. Rackham at the height of his creative powers, depicting Snow White and Rose Red, one of the best loved of Grimm's Fairy Tales. The image combines all of Rackham's most characteristic elements: a bad-tempered dwarf in pursuit of gold, sinuous trees and two maidens coming to his aid.