Comus: RACKHAM, Arthur; MILTON, John Comus: RACKHAM, Arthur; MILTON, John Comus: RACKHAM, Arthur; MILTON, John Comus: RACKHAM, Arthur; MILTON, John

Comus

RACKHAM, Arthur; MILTON, John

Published by London: William heinemann, 1921, 1921
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With Twenty-Four Mounted Color Plates by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. MILTON, John. Comus. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heineman[n.d., 1921].Edition De Luxe. Limited to 550 copies (this copy being no. 215). Large quarto (11 11/16 x 8 7/8 inches; 297 x 225 mm.). xviii, 76, [1, blank], [1, printer's device] pp. Twenty-four color plates mounted on brown paper, with descriptive tissue guards. Thirty-seven drawings in black and white.Publisher's quarter vellum over cream-colored parchment boards. Front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Pictorial endpapers in blue and white. Spine darkened, slight 'toning' to parchment boards, corners bumped, board edges rubbed. A fair copy - internally clean. Housed in a tan cloth slipcase."Another, more important, publication of Rackham's in 1921 was a long-delayed edition of Milton's Comus, the drawings for which, begun before the war, deserve to rank with his best work of that earlier period." (Hudson, p.119).Latimore and Haskell, pp. 54-55. Riall, p. 143. Bookseller Inventory # 03922

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Title: Comus

Publisher: London: William heinemann, 1921

Publication Date: 1921

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