13.ラッカム画/シェイクスピア「テンペスト」
限定520部の第284番 ラッカムのサイン入り
Rackham, Arthur (illust.) / Shakespeare, William
The Tempest.
London / New York: William Heinemann / Doubleday, Page & Company, (1926).
[Sold] Large 4to. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 520 copies, this is No. 284. Signed by Rackham. (2), xiii, (1), 185, (3) pp. 21 mounted color plates (including frontis.) and many drawings in black and white. Original quarter vellum over cream-colored vellum-style boards. Front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Minimal spotting to vellum spine sides. Otherwise an exceptionally fine copy. Partially uncut. With original jacket, tiny piece missing from the top of the spine, not affecting any text. Housed in the original slipcase.
最初のカラー図版 ('Sea-nymphs huorly ring his knell')はこの520部限定版にだけ入っているもので、普及版 (Trade edition)には入っていません。
カバーがついていますが、背の上部が少々欠けています。本文や図版にはシミはみられず、状態はとても良好です。