Lot 206: (Rackham, Arthur) Author: Shakespeare, William. Title: The Tempest. Place Published: London. Publisher: William Heinemann. Date Published: (1926). Description: Illustrated with 21 tipped-in color plates by Arthur Rackham. (4to) original vellum-backed boards, front cover lettered in gilt with gilt vignette, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, original pictorial dust jacket. No. 329 of 520 copies, this is one of 260 for sale in Great Britain and Ireland. First Rackham Edition. Signed by Rackham on the limitation-page, as issued. Very seldom seen in the original dust jacket. Latimore & Haskell p.61. Condition: Jacket browned and with a few small chips; binding lightly spotted, endpapers browned; near fine.
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