Arthur Rackham's imagination is given full scope in this accurate reproduction of the lavish William Heinemann 1908 edition of Shakespeare's play. Packed with 40 full colour plates, text decorations and full and half page black and white drawings this is a must-have edition for any lover of Rackham's work.
Fairies consort on branches with cobwebs, characters meet in woodland glades and country scenes, mermaids illustrated the "sea-maids music", and cheeky Puck announces "Lord what fools these mortals be". Images celebrate the English landscape as well as the words of Shakespeare. Illustrations:
40 colour plus black and white designs and sketches.ISBN 10: