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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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 # 03890

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Title: Tempest, The

Publisher: London: William Heinemann, 1926

Publication Date: 1926

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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