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Pictorial boards. This edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets has been carefully corrected and compared with the original edition published in 1609. The only alteration mae has been the correction of a few obvious misprints. Covers are a little bowed. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.
12 glorious tipped-in colour plates. 2 turquoise plates plus decorations on every page. Red cloth, gilt spine and blind decorations to covers. Turquoise pictorial endpapers. 239 numbered pages includes index of first lines. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear to corners. Spine slightly faded. There is spotting to the front cover and a few light marks to the rear cover. Some writing in ink to verso of front free-endpapers. Some foxing to contents and textblock else contents clean.
Green cloth, gilt titles, decorations and vignette. 9 x 6.5". 20 tales. 12 colour plates plus some b/w illustrations. 304 pages. Spine browned and rubbed, title to spine has faded. Lower rear corner of boards is bumped. Gilt to front fading. Name in ink to free front endpaper. Text block browned. Some scattered foxing and browning to contents. All plates present.
TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 1321654
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1929. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards with dark blue titles and vignettes. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, a tiny indentation to lower edge of front cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly grubby. Small red marks to rear panel of wrapper.
The Norton Facsimile. Based on Folios in the Folger Shakespeare Library Collection. Prepared by Charlton Hinman with an introduction by Peter W.M. Blayney. Large format. Heavy volume. Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories & Tragedies. Published according to the True Original Copies. Leather spine. Pictorial cloth. Second edition. ISBN: 0393039854. Still in original shrinkwrap, looks fine.
The Play of Shakespeare. Large format. Grey cloth boards, gilt tile and vignette of Puck to front, no title to spine. 6 colour plates, numerous b/w plates. 136 pages. Light wear and rubbing to spine and corners. A few marks to boards. Free front endpaper is browned with gift inscription and date in ink. Small foxspots throughout and a few small grubby marks. Some hinges pulled. All plates present.
1st issue of the first edition. Large format. Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. 12 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 185 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Neat writing in ink to front free-endpaper. Colouring to some of the b/w illustrations - some in quite loud paints. All plates are present. Heavy foxing and some fingering to contents.
The Norton Facsimile. Based on Folios in the Folger Shakespeare Library Collection. Prepared by Charlton Hinman with an introduction by Peter W.M. Blayney. Large format. Heavy volume. Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories & Tragedies. Published according to the True Original Copies. Leather spine. Pictorial cloth. Second edition. ISBN: 0393039854. 2nd printing. Book is fine. A few light scuff marks to slipcase.
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; H.J. Oliver.
Stock no. 1821706
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.
Edited by H.J. Oliver. Very large format, includes a commentary volume, contained in solander case. Three-quarter bound in green goatskin leather, green marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Commentary volume is bound in green cloth. Limited Edition of 1000. This is copy 309 of 1000. A lovely set.
Compiled and introduced by Katherine Duncan-Jones. Mauve cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Cream endpapers depicting street maps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to corners else fine. Publisher's cream slipcase is slightly grubby and rubbed at opening corners.
Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles with gilt vignette. 40 tissue-guarded tipped in colour plates. xxiv and 143 pages. Unfortunately the spine, rear cover and lower spine corner of front cover have been 'touched up' with some kind of blue ink (no idea why - sorry). There is a light damp stain to the edge of the front cover. One plate has a couple of tiny edge chips and another has a tiny piece of surface paper rubbing. There is some foxing to the contents. If it wasn't for the 'touching up' of the covers this would be a very good copy.
SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131379
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine is faded. Corners are nice and sharp. All plates are present and fine. Foxing throughout book, but still very good! Contained in original (rare) wrapper with pictorial onlay to front panel. Edge-creasing to wrapper, with a few tears and chips, but minimal loss.