“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind": MIDSUMMER-NIGHTS DREAM: ONE OF 1,000 COPIES; SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM
A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Rackham, Arthur; William Shakespeare.$1,750.00
Item Number: 3599
London: William Heinemann., 1908.
Large quarto, original full vellum gilt, top edge gilt, gold titles to the spine, front panel. Limited edition, one of a thousand copies signed by Arthur Rackham. Thirty-nine colored plates under tissue guards, plus illustrations. In very good condition.
"Arthur Rackhams fanciful imagination gave his illustrations instant recognition, and his dedication to illustration kept him in the public eye for 30 years" (Hodnett, 233).