Arcadia Play by Tom Stoppard with a foreword by the Playwright an Introduction by Diana Ketcham and Four Views of Sidley Park by William Mathews.
San Francisco: Arion Press, 2001. Oblong folio, xvi, 114, (1, colophon)pp. plus text at each end about opening the folding plates. Original green silk, printed paper label on upper cover and backstrip, slipcase, as new with the four folding watercolors at front and back. Limited to 400 copies signed by Stoppard and Matthews. The views follow the chronology of the play, depicting Sidley Park in 1730, 1809, 1812 and 1993. The book is designed to be displayed with all four illustrations on view at once as well as pages from the dialogue. William Matthews is an American artist working mainly in watercolor. A brilliantly creative book and a delight to read.
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