Tempest, The: RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; SHAKESPEARE, William Tempest, The: RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; SHAKESPEARE, William Tempest, The: RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; SHAKESPEARE, William Tempest, The: RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; SHAKESPEARE, William

Tempest, The

RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; SHAKESPEARE, William

Published by London: William Heinemann, 1926, 1926
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First Trade Edition of The Tempest Illustrated by Arthur RackhamScarce in the Original Printed Dust Jacket[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 green. Minimal spotting to preliminary leaves only, otherwise a fine copy. In the original tan dust jacket printed in red. Minimal darkening to jacket spine otherwise near fine.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. Bookseller Inventory # 03592

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Title: Tempest, The

Publisher: London: William Heinemann, 1926

Publication Date: 1926

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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