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    Signed and Illustrated by Rackham

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. William Shakespeare. The Tempest. London: William Heinemann, [1926].

    Limited edition, one of 520 copies, of which this is number 458, signed by Arthur Rackham on limitation page. Quarto. 185 pages. Twenty-one tipped-in colored plates.

    Publisher's quarter vellum with cream boards. Gilt titles and decorations. Top edge gilt with remaining edges untrimmed. Pages uncut. A few spots of soiling to front boards. Small air pockets under paper of rear board, probably done when originally bound. Offsetting to endpapers. Dust jacket is lightly soiled with darkening along backstrip. Chipping to spine ends with bottom chip extending around to front panel for three inches. Overall, a very good copy. From the Estate of John McLaughlin.


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