A Midsummer-Nights Dream illus by A. Rackham


First edition

Published by Heinemann, London, DoubleDay, New York  1908

1 in stock


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

Midsummer Nights Dream is a 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. First edition thus copy.

Original beige, pictorial cloth boards 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. Tall 8vo. (10 x 7.5 inches.) 134 pp.

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