The Tempest

The Tempest. Arthur Rackham, William Shakespeare.
The Tempest
The Tempest
The Tempest
Shakespeare's admired play, with some of Rackham's best illustrations
The Tempest

London: William Heinemann Ltd., [1926]. First trade edition. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 1/8 inches; 247 x 113 mm.). Collating [2, blank] ix, [1], 185, [3, blank]. Original black cloth over boards. Front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge stained yellow.Twenty mounted color plates (including frontispiece) and twenty-five drawings in black and white. Minimal spotting to text, otherwise a Fine copy.

The Tempest is among Gettings' survey of Rackham's Best Book Illustrations.

Latimore and Haskell 61-62. Riall 161. Hudson 171. Gettings 151, 153 and 180.
(Item #3729)

Price: $650