London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Tempest. London: William Heinemann, . 4°. Half title, mounted coloured frontispiece and 20 plates by Arthur Rackham. Original vellum-backed pictorial paper boards, top edges gilt, others uncut, DUST-JACKET printed in red (a few small isolated stains to jacket). Provenance: Frederick John Hancock Lloyd (armorial bookplate). NUMBER 12 OF 520 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Latimore & Haskell p.61: "There is an extra coloured plate in this edition that is not in the trade edition"; Riall p.153.
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