Tales from Shakespeare (Signed by Arthur Rackham)
ARTHUR RACKHAM "TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE" By Charles and Mary Lamb. Large paper edition #363 of 750 signed Arthur Rackham. London J.M. Dent and Co. 1909 Large Quarto. Original white cloth, titles to spine and front board. Gilt pictorial endpapers on a shimmery vellum style cloud paper, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, original mauve ribbon ties. Occasional spotting to pages, toning to spine, corners and ends of spine lightly bumped. A very good copy. Colour frontispiece and 12 tipped in colour plates, black and white in the text, by Rackham. Signed limited edition, number 363 of 750 numbered copies signed by Arthur Rackham. The signed limited edition contains an extra plate not seen in the trade edition. Rackham first did this title in 1899 but this the large format and expanded edition with added illustrations. Latimore and Haskell p. 33-34; Riall p. 90.
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