London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1909. First Rackham Illustrated Edition. Quarto, with 12 colour plates and other black and white drawings. Publisher's red cloth with titles and decoration in gilt to spine and upper, top edge gilt, others tinted green, illustrated endpapers, in original dust-wrapper. Book is near fine, jacket chipped to spine ends with a few tears to joints. A remarkable survival. A story-telling version of some of Shakespeare's best known plays including: "The Tempest", "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "King Lear", "Macbeth", "Romeo and Juliet", and "Hamlet" Item #47314
Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.
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