Book Details + Condition: Alfred A. Knopf (New York). First Edition, 1969. Hardcover with dust jacket. An illustrated adaptation of the story "Bottom's Dream" from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, written in direct quotations from the original text as well as with more accessible language for young readers. Written by popular American author John Updike, with illustrations by Warren Chappell, and sheet music taken from German composer Felix Mendelssohn's 1826 score of the play. Featuring color illustrations throughout, as well as to original dust jacket. Firm binding; light wear to extremities; bookplate to front free endpaper; interior is clean and free of markings, save old erased price. Light wear to original dust jacket, with a bit of discoloration and chipping to edges.