Arthur Rackham Illustrated A Midsummer Nights Dream by Shakespeare
  • Arthur Rackham Illustrated A Midsummer Nights Dream by Shakespeare
  • Arthur Rackham Illustrated A Midsummer Nights Dream by Shakespeare
  • Arthur Rackham Illustrated A Midsummer Nights Dream by Shakespeare
  • Arthur Rackham Illustrated A Midsummer Nights Dream by Shakespeare
  • Arthur Rackham Illustrated A Midsummer Nights Dream by Shakespeare
  • Arthur Rackham Illustrated A Midsummer Nights Dream by Shakespeare

A Midsummer-Nights Dream illus by A. Rackham – first edition thus

£450.00

First edition

Published by Heinemann, London, DoubleDay, New York  1908

A Midsummer-Nights Dream by William Shakespeare illustrated by A. Rackham

Midsummer Nights Dream is a beautifully illustrated edition of Shakespeare’s play. With forty mounted colour plates with titled tissue guards. Plus black and white head and tail pieces throughout the text. This copy is in very good condition.

Original beige, pictorial cloth covers with bright gilt to the spine and front. With gilt vignette to front. The spine is darkened and bumped at the ends. Small marks and darkening to edges of boards. Mild foxing to the endpapers and outer page edges.Previous owners book mark on the front paste down. Colour plates all present and clean and bright with labelled tissue guards. Occasional foxing spots. Else a very clean and tight copy. Tall 8vo. (10 x 7.5 inches.) 134pp


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