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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1318631
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Prince Charming Colour Books for Children series. Grey-green cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. 30 colour plates. 472 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Spine slightly bumped, foxed and rubbed. Small brown spot to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents otherwise clean.

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SHAKESPEARE'S LIFE AND WORLD
Written by Katherine Duncan-Jones; William Shakespeare.
Stock no. 2132169
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

Compiled and introduced by Katherine Duncan-Jones. Large format. Mauve cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Cream endpapers depicting street maps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good.

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SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Simon Brett; et al..
Stock no. 2132110
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Nearly fine condition.

And A Lover's Complaint. Re-issue of the 1989 edition with new binding. Blue cloth spine, gilt title to spine. Burgundy crushed silk sides. B/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good - a few small knocks along edges.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2131873
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine is sunned. Slip case is better than very good - some light wear and scuff marks.

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SHAKESPEARE'S LIFE AND WORLD
Written by Katherine Duncan-Jones; William Shakespeare.
Stock no. 2131649
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Compiled and introduced by Katherine Duncan-Jones. Large format. Mauve cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Cream endpapers depicting street maps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good, with a few light marks.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1318102
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1919. Good condition.

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.

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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.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 2131246
Published by Ernest Nister. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial mottled cloth, gilt titles. 6 colour plates and 70 half-tone illustrations by Paget. Spine and cover edges are browned; Small nick/chip to top of spine. Page edge browning. Light foxing.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1317809
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1925. Good condition.

Prince Charming Colour Books for Children series. Cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. Pictorial colour onlay to front cover. 48 colour plates (which includes the endpapers) to contents. 472 pages. Spine and corners are worn with some fraying of cloth. Some scratching to pictorial onlay on front cover. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Foxing (mainly to textblock) and some grubby fingermarks to contents.

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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Written by William Shakespeare; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Rene Ben Sussan.
Stock no. 2130462
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

One volume of 'The Plays of William Shakespeare in thirty-seven volumes'. First title page after half-title: 'The Comedies Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare'. Large format. The text of the First Folio, with Quarto insertions Edited and amended where obscure by Herbert Farjeon. Limited to 1950 copies. Foxing to spine. Bumping and wear, with a little chipping to corners. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE WINTER'S TALE
Written by William Shakespeare; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Albert Rutherston.
Stock no. 2130311
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st 1940. Very good condition.

One volume of 'The Plays of William Shakespeare in thirty-seven volumes'. First title page after half-title: 'The Comedies Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare'. Large format. Illustrations are from hand-coloured drawings by Rutherston. Limited to 1950 copies. This is Copy No. 759. Spotting and damp mark to spine. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Some page edges are uncut.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2129855
Published by Sands & Co.. 1st 1902. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. This book has 'Orkney House Easter 1902' in gilt to front cover. 16 b/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Small chips/splits to top and tail of spine. Bookplate (Orkney House) to front pastedown. Browning and foxing to some pages. Pages 137-156 are wrinkled/creased with some edge-tears. Page wrinkling also to pages further on in book; margin marks and browning.

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