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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 31

    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). A Midsummer Night's Dream. London: William Heinemann, 1925. 4° (238 x 172mm). Half title, 40 mounted coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations. Finely-bound in blue half crushed morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine gilt with raised bands, top edges gilt, others uncut. Reprint. cf. Hudson p.168; Latimore & Haskell p.32l; Riall p.87.

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    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). A Midsummer Night's Dream. London: William Heinemann, 1925. 4° (238 x 172mm). Half title, 40 mounted coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations. Finely-bound in blue half crushed morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine gilt with raised bands, top edges gilt, others uncut. Reprint. cf. Hudson p.168; Latimore & Haskell p.32l; Riall p.87.

    With 4 other illustrated books including Days with Sir Roger de Coverley (London, 1892, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, finely-bound in morocco), Richard Wagner's The Tale of Lohengrin (London, [1913], illustrated by Willy Pogany, original vellum, ONE OF 525 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST) and Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination (London, 1935, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, original brown roan gilt). (5)


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