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William Shakespeare
The Tempest by William Shakespeare (Limited Edition) One of 520 Arthur Rackham
London / New York: William Heinemann, Ltd. / Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926. Limited Edition. [1926]. THIS COPY IS MISSING THE SIGNED LIMITATION PAGE [Ex-Library]. Original quarter vellum and cream paper-covered boards. Pictorial gilt to spine and cover. Top edge gilt. 21 color plates tipped-in, including the Extra Plate "The Nymph" (not in the Trade edition). Dust jacket states: "This Edition is limited to 520 copies, numbered and signed by Arthur Rackham. Of these, Nos.1 to 260 are for sale in Great Britain and Ireland, and Nos. 261 to 520 in the United States of America." Book Condition: Very Good: Ex-Library. The Signature Limitation page is NOT present, it has been cleanly excised. "Reference Collection Book, Kansas City Public Library" sheet mounted to front pastedown. "Gift" to the library sheet mounted to rear pastedown. Dust Jacket Condition: Good: The jacket spine underside has been reinforced with matching stiff paper. Large sections of the spine are missing. A 2-inch by 3/4-inch open tear to jacket cover at fore edge. Tape-reinforced corners. Brodart cover.
Bookseller: Heartwood Books [United States]
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