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
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A Fine Copy[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. SHAKESPEARE, William. The Tempest. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann Ltd. [and] New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, [1926].Edition de Luxe. Limited to 520 copies (this copy being No. 373), numbered and signed by the artist. (Nos. 1 to 260 are for sale in Great Britain and Ireland and Nos. 261 to 520 in the United States.) Large quarto (11 1/2 x 9 inches; 290 x 230 mm.). [2, blank] xiii, [1], 185, [3, blank] pp. Twenty-one mounted color plates (including frontispiece) and twenty-five drawings in black and white. Small neat repair to lower blank margin of pp. 103/104.Original quarter vellum over cream-colored vellum-style boards. Front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Light dust soiling to vellum spine otherwise a near fine copy."There is an extra coloured plate in this edition that is not in the trade edition, this is the frontispiece titled 'Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell: [Burthen. Ding-dong. Ariel. Hark! now I hear them,-Ding-dong, bell]'" (Riall).Latimore and Haskell, pp. 61-62. Riall, p. 161. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Tempest, The
Publisher: London: William Heinemann, 1926

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William Shakespeare; Rackham, Arthur (illustrator).
Published by Leopard Books, London (1995)
ISBN 10: 075290101X ISBN 13: 9780752901015
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Book Description Leopard Books, London, 1995. Hardback. Condition: Near Fine. Arthur, Rackham (illustrator). 1st Edition. First edition first printing thus hardback 128 pp. Numerous colour illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Near Fine condition. No inscriptions. Seller Inventory # 070867

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Shakespeare, William (Arthur Rackham illustrator)
Published by Heinemann London 1926 (1926)
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Book Description Heinemann London 1926, 1926. 1st edition pictorial boards Nice copy large octavo 185pp., col. frontis., col. pls., text illusts., 20 fine colour plates plus some nice black and white illustrations in the text by Arthur Rackham. All plates are excellent. Grey-black boards with gilt decoration to upper board & spine. Nice owner's bookplate on front paste-down, very light spots to prelims & a small neat ownership inscription on the front end paper o/w a nice bright, tight, square copy of the first trade edition. Uncommon. PHOTO available. Seller Inventory # 137394

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RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; SHAKESPEARE, William
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Book Description London: William Heinemann, 1926, 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. Seller Inventory # 03588

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Shakespeare, William; Rackham, Arthur (illustrator)
Published by Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, NY (1926)
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Book Description Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, NY, 1926. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Rackham, Arthur (illustrator). First Trade Edition. 185 pages, 4to. Missing DJ. First Trade Edition, published after the signed Limited Edition. No publishing date printed, c.1926. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 20 tippin-in mounted color plates (including frontispiece) and 25 drawings in black-and-white. Bound in original black cloth boards with gilt lettering along spine and front cover. Shelfwear: light scuffing along edges and cover boards, a couple small tears and light fraying at top and bottom spine edges, some scratches and white discoloration on cover boards, very light water stained along top page edge. Otherwise, volume is tightly bound, no marks. Illustrations are in excellent condition. Volume is in Very Good condition. Seller Inventory # 50335

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William Shakespeare
Published by William Heinemann, Ltd. / Doubleday, Page & Company, London / New York (1926)
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Book Description William Heinemann, Ltd. / Doubleday, Page & Company, London / New York, 1926. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Arthur Rackham(Illustrator) (illustrator). First Edition. The Tempest by William Shakespeare (Limited Edition) One of 520 Arthur Rackham Ex-Library. The Signature Limitation page is NOT present, it has been cleanly excised. "Reference Collection Book, Kansas City Public Library" sheet mounted to front pastedown. "Gift" to the library sheet mounted to rear pastedown. The jacket spine underside has been reinforced with matching stiff paper. Large sections of the spine are missing. A 2-inch by 3/4-inch open tear to jacket cover at fore edge. Tape-reinforced corners. Brodart cover. Limited Edition. [1926]. THIS COPY IS MISSING THE SIGNED LIMITATION PAGE [Ex-Library]. Original quarter vellum and cream paper-covered boards. Pictorial gilt to spine and cover. Top edge gilt. 21 color plates tipped-in, including the Extra Plate "The Nymph" (not in the Trade edition). Dust jacket states: "This Edition is limited to 520 copies, numbered and signed by Arthur Rackham. Of these, Nos.1 to 260 are for sale in Great Britain and Ireland, and Nos. 261 to 520 in the United States of America.". BOOK. Seller Inventory # HCX0805-1

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RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; SHAKESPEARE, William
Published by London: William Heinemann, 1926 (1926)
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Book Description London: William Heinemann, 1926, 1926. 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. Seller Inventory # 03592

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RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator - William SHAKESPEARE
Published by William Heinemann Ltd and Double, Page & Company, London and New York (1926)
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Book Description William Heinemann Ltd and Double, Page & Company, London and New York, 1926. Folio. 21 color plates tipped to mounts. Original vellum-backed boards, gilt-lettered and -decorated on front cover and spine, top edges gilt, others uncut and unopened. LIMITED EDITION, number 54 of 260 copies for sale in Great Britain from a total edition of 520 (another 260 were for sale in the United States). Some light soiling to binding, small stain at foot of spine. Seller Inventory # 402187

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RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; SHAKESPEARE, William
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Book Description London: William Heinemann, 1926, 1926. Amongst Gettings' Survey of Rackham's Best Book IllustrationsA Fine Copy, in the Original Dust Jacket[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. SHAKESPEARE, William. The Tempest. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann Ltd., [1926].First trade edition. Quarto (9 13/16 x 7 3/16 inches; 249 x 183 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 an exceptionally fine copy. In the original cream-colored pictorial dust jacket printed in red and listing sixteen other books illustrated by Rackham. Neat ink name and date (Dec 24th 1926) on front free-endpaper. One of the best copies that we have ever seen. 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. Seller Inventory # 01619

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RACKHAM, Arthur, [Illustrator]; SHAKESPEARE, William.
Published by London Heinemann (1926)
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Book Description London Heinemann, 1926. First edition, first issue, 4to., 185pp., 20 tipped-in colour plates including frontispiece, 25 black and white drawings, publisher's pictorial cloth, gilt, some spotting to fore-edge, cream dust-jacket printed in red, usual slight browning with minor creasing at head, else a fine copy indeed. Latimore & Haskell p.61. Seller Inventory # 93040

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RACKHAM, Arthur, [Illustrator]; SHAKESPEARE, William.
Published by London Heinemann (1926)
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Book Description London Heinemann, 1926. Limited edition numbered 220 of 520, signed by Rackham on limitation page, 4to., 185pp., 21 tipped-in colour plates including frontispiece, 25 black and white drawings, publisher's quarter cream vellum over cream boards gilt, a little manufacturing creasing to paper in one corner of upper cover, minimal bumping to corners and age-toning to spince, else a near-fine copy, internally fine. Includes the additional plate 'Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell' not present in the Trade edition. Latimore & Haskell p.61. Seller Inventory # 97404

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