Lot 178 of 443:
Handsomely bound Rackham Shakespeare  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$420
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author:
Shakespeare, William

Place:
London

Publisher:
William Heinemann

Date:
1908

Description:

[6], 134, [2] pp. Illustrated with 40 tipped-in color plates by Arthur Rackham; printed tissue guards, plus black & white illustrations. (4to) 24x17.5 cm (9½x6¾"), rebound by Bayntun in three-quarter morocco with marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. First Rackham Trade Edition.

Handsomely bound copy of Rackham's marvelously illustrated edition of the Shakespeare play.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Leaves somewhat toned, a few hints of foxing, minor creases to a few pages including title page, small closed tear at head of title page; a near fine copy.


 
Item number:
301437
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