Lot 92: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR.) Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night''s Dream.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR.) Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night''s Dream. 40 tipped-in plates with lettered tissue guards, and decorations by Rackham. 8vo, publisher''s cream boards with grey floral design backed in gilt-lettered green cloth; top edges trimmed and gilt, scattered foxing to text leaves and endpapers; remnants of original spider web glassine; original grey board box with pictorial onlay and Doubleday sticker along side, corners split, scattered soiling. first american trade edition in its original box. Latimore & Haskell page 32. London: Heinemann & Doubleday, 1908