Tempest, The. Arthur RACKHAM, illustrator, William SHAKESPEARE.
Tempest, The
Tempest, The
Tempest, The
Tempest, The

Tempest, The

London: William Heinemann, 1926. Item #03588

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.

Price: $650.00