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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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. Bookseller Inventory # 01619

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Title: Tempest, The

Publisher: London: William Heinemann, 1926

Publication Date: 1926

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