Rackham's The Tempest, One of 560 Deluxe Copies
The Tempest. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
London: William Heinemann, .
Deluxe edition with extra colored plate, No. 352 of an entire edition of 560 copies, 260 reserved for America. Signed by Rackham on the limitation page. With 21 mounted color plates and 25 other illustrations; 185 text pp. Lg 8vo (11-3/4 x 9-1/4 inches). Rackham's The Tempest, One of 560 Deluxe Copies. Publisher's binding of vellum-type boards, gilt, with gilt vellum spine, t.e.g., others uncut; internally fine. Custom slipcase Hudson p. 119 et seq. Item #321848
A lovely book, of which Hudson notes, "In 1926 an excitingly original edition of The Tempest showed Rackham experimenting in a simplified dramatic technique that was refreshingly and effectively 'modern'". A rare and unusual Rackham.
Price: $2,500.00 Free International Delivery