Comus

1924
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (English, 1867–1939), Author John Milton (English, 1608–1674), Publisher Librairie Hachette et Cie., Printer Whitefriars Press (British, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5 x 23.8 x 2.7 cm (11 5/8 x 9 3/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.755

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 24 photomechanical color halftone lithographs, photomechanical relief print decorations

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairie Hachette [1924]) Large quarto; xv, 76 pp.; original publisher’s half gilt-stamped vellum, cream-colored paper boards (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Librairie Hachette [1924]

Inscription

Verso of half-title-- numbered 45 of 300 copies and signed by Rackham

Provenance

Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 21, 2000.

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection