Lot 131 of 253:
W. Heath Robinson's finest illustrated work  

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A Midsummer-Night's Dream

Shakespeare, William


Constable and Co.



With 12 color plates (including frontispiece) from paintings by W. Heath Robinson; other black and white illustrations throughout. (4to) period full brown morocco, gilt-rule borders on covers, spine gilt, wide gilt dentelles, top edge gilt. No. 112 of 250 copies. First W. Heath Robinson illustrated edition.

Scarce deluxe issue of what the artist considered his greatest achievement and what the Times Literary Supplement described in December of 1914 as "The most complete and beautiful specimen before us of an illustrated book as a single work of art."

Lot Amendments

Light wear to binding; very good.

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