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RACKHAM, ARTHUR, ILLUSTRATOR; SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM - Tempest, the

Title: Tempest, the
Description: London: William Heinemann, 1926. Amongst Gettings' Survey of Rackham's Best Book Illustrations [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. SHAKESPEARE, William. The Tempest. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann Ltd. [1926]. First trade edition. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 1/8 inches; 247 x 113 mm.). [2, blank] ix, [1], 185, [3, blank] pp. Twenty mounted color plates (including frontispiece) and twenty-five drawings in black and white. Original black cloth over boards. Front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge stained yellow. Minimal spotting to text, otherwise a fine copy. The Tempest is among Gettings' survey of Rackham's Best Book Illustrations. Latimore and Haskell, pp. 61-62. Riall, p. 161. Hudson p. 171. Gettings pp. 151, 153 and 180. .

Keywords: SHAKESPEARE, William Children's Books English Literature Illustrated Books Plays Signed Limited Edition Children's Books Illustrated Books Plays Shakespeariana

Price: US$ 650.00 Seller: David Brass Rare Books (ABAA/ILAB)
- Book number: 03588

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