London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
LAMB, Charles & Mary. Tales from Shakespeare. London: J. M. Dent, 1909. 4°. Half title, title printed in green and brown, mounted coloured frontispiece and 12 plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations including 2 full-page, publisher's note regarding extra plate loosely-inserted. Original white cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (spine a little darkened, lacks ties). Provenance: Lucie A. Thomas (signature on front free endpaper). NUMBER 380 OF 750 "LARGE PAPER" COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Latimore & Haskell p.33: "There is an extra coloured plate in this edition not included in the trade edition"; Riall p.90.
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