1909 First Arthur Rackham Edition - Tales From Shakespeare by Charles & Mary Lamb.
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Author: SHAKESPEARE, William. Charles and Mary Lamb. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Title: Tales From Shakespeare.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher: London: J. M. Dent & Co. 1909. First edition illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Size: 9.5 " X 7 ".
Pages: xii-304 pages.
Binding: Attractive and fine maroon half morocco leather binding over marbled boards (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover. Upper edge gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, original gilt-decorated red cloth front panel bound in as rear endpaper).
Illustrations: Complete with the 12 wonderful illustrations by Arthur Rackham.
The book: Attractive and rare First illustrated edition by Arthur Rackham of those Tales From Shakespeare beautifully bound in half morocco leather. Including Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, Othello, Macbeth, The Merchant of Venice, Hamlet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, etc.
The illustrator: Arthur Rackham RWS (19 September 1867 – 6 September 1939) was an English book illustrator. He is recognized as one of the leading figures during the Golden Age of British book illustration. His work is noted for its robust pen and ink drawings, which were combined with the use of watercolor, a technique he developed due to his background as a journalistic illustrator.
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