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    One of 520 Copies Signed by Rackham -
    in the Rare Original Dust Wrapper and Glassine

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. William Shakespeare. The Tempest. London: William Heinemann, [1926]. Limited edition, one of 520 copies, of which this is number 222, signed by Arthur Rackham on the limitation page. Quarto. 185 pages. Twenty-one tipped-in colored plates. Publisher's quarter vellum with cream boards. Gilt titles and decorations. With the rare original printed dustwrapper and publisher's plain glassine. Top edge gilt with remaining edges untrimmed. Pages uncut. Glassine chipped and torn, dust wrapper toned and rubbed, with some foxing, cream boards somewhat foxed, some moderate foxing in text. Still, a fine copy, rare with dust wrapper and glassine.

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    November, 2015
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