The Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition of the original Constable & Co. illustrated signed limited edition first issued in London in 1914. This Easton Press edition, reproducing the illustrations of W. Heath Robinson, was strictly limited to 250 copies, this one numbered 163 on the rear colophon page with a matching numbered Certificate of Authenticity laid in. A large quarto volume (10 x 14 inches) bound in full imported Italian leather, a smooth-grained dark gray-green with gold, white, and dark green spine and front cover titles and illustrations. Enclosed in its sturdy green cloth-covered clam shell box with a wide ribbon pull and tissue cover, the book's top page edges are forest green, the color-coordinated end papers were individually hand-marbled. The text of the play in 185 pages is printed in large type on heavy, specially milled Mohawk Superfine paper; a ribbon place marker is sewn in. The condition of the entire volume and itís protective case is As New. This edition is especially desirable for the lovely evocative illustrations of the playís woodland settings, fanciful and loving characters and flights of fairies by W. Heath Robinson including twelve full page color plates with gilt borders, separately printed and hand tipped in and protected by titled tissue guards, plus 32 full-page pen & ink drawings and smaller vignette head and tail pieces. A wonderful volume in all respects! Carefully padded and protected for safe shipping. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Midsummer-night's Dream - The Easton Press...
Publisher: Easton Press
Publication Date: 2010
Book Condition: As New
Edition: Limited Edition
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