Tales From Shakespeare Arthur Rackham 1909 1st Edition For Sale
Tales from Shakespeare Arthur Rackham 1909 1st Edition!
Tales From Shakespeare
With illustrations by Arthur Rackham
Printed in: 1909
Pages:12 Full page color plates
Illustrations by : Arthur Rackham
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Â· Bright gilt lettering and illustration to the spine
Â· All 12 original color illustrations by Arthur RackhamMany other black and white illustrations
The book is in good condition. There is an address stamped in front and no signatures,bookplates or markings of any other kind. The book has been redound in hardcover binding with a gilt decorated leather spine. The gilt lettering and illustration on the spine is bright and unrubbed. A few pages have some light foxing, but most of the book is clean. This book contains all 12 of Rackham's original prints, with none missing, removed, or loose. They are all in excellent condition. This is a first edition, printed in 1909 by J.M. Dent, not the later edition printed by Temple. These early Rackham's are often split up and sold seperately for their beautiful prints. A rare find complete with many beautiful illustrations.
This volume contains 11 of Shakespeareâ€™s best known works including:
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Winter's Tale
Much Ado About Nothing
As You Like It
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Merchant of Venice
All's Well that End's Well
The Taming of the Shrew
The Comedy of Errors
Measure for Measure
Twelfth Night; or, What You Will
Timon of Athens
Romeo and Juliet
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
---------- About the
Arthur Rackham (1867 â€“ 1939) was a prolific English book illustrator. He was born in London as one of 12 children. At the age of 18, he worked as a clerk at the Westminster Fire Office and began studying at the Lambeth School of Art. In 1892, he quit his job and started working for The Westminster Budget as a reporter and illustrator. His works were included in numerous exhibitions, including one at the Louvre in Paris in 1914. While he may be best known for his elaborate illustrations of children's literature and fairy tales, he also illustrated books for adult readers, including A Midsummer Night's Dream (1908) and Undine.
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