Comus. Arthur RACKHAM, John MILTON.
Comus
Comus
Comus

Comus

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Item #03533

First Trade Edition of Rackham's Comus
In the Original Color Pictorial Dust Jacket


[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. MILTON, John. Comus. London: William Heinemann, [1921].

First trade edition. Quarto (9 7/8 x 7 1/4 inches; 251 x 183 mm.). xviii, 76, [2] pp. Twenty-four color plates mounted on brown paper with captioned tissue guards. Thirty-seven drawings in black and white. Two color plates (nos. XIV & XVI) with very light corner creases.

Publishers green cloth over boards, front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, blue and white pictorial endpapers. Some sporadic light foxing but still a very good copy in the scarce original color pictorial dust jacket. lightly chipped at spine ends and extremities.

Latimore and Haskell, pp. 54-55. Riall, p. 143.

Price: $450.00