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The Tempest.
London Heinemann (1926) Quarto. xiv, 185pp. From an edition of 520 copies signed by the illustrator, this is one of 260 intended for sale in Great Britain. Contains numerous vignettes and twenty-one tipped-in color plates, plus an extra plate, "Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell," published only in the limited edition. Rackham's mature style is at his best here, with trees and seashores full of odd creatures and dancing nymphs. The title-page is also designed and lettered by Rackham. Faint scattered foxing to endleaves, else a fine copy in quarter-vellum and boards, with an illustration stamped in gilt, lightly bumped at front bottom corner and spine foot. In the original dust wrapper, with spine toned and lightly soiled. Housed in a clamshell box. Bookplate. T.e.g.
      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
Last Found On: 2012-12-27           Check availability:      Direct From Bookseller    


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