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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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SHAKESPEARE: A REVIEW AND A PREVIEW
Written by J.W. MacKail; John Milton; et al. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker; Demtrios Galanis; Gordon Ross; Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1814821
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1939. Slightly better than very good condition.

Tall, slim format. Beige cloth boards, red titles and crest to front board. Essays concerning Shakespeare. 4 illustrations to rear by different artists. A few minor marks to boards. Light page edge browning.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1814113
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st thus 1939. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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. Illustrated with 6 beautiful watercolour illustrations by Rackham. Cloth backed decorative boards. 74pp uncut. Top edge gilt. 13" x 9". Limited to 1950 numbered copies. This is copy 1187 of 1950. Boards beautifully clean and bright due to the presence of the glassine dustwrapper which is edge worn, creased and worn to spine with loss. All plates present, some pages still uncut.

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THE EVERGREEN TALES; OR TALES FOR THE AGELESS
Written by J.C. Mardrus; Hans Christian Andersen; Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone; Sylvain Sauvage; Everett Gee Jackson.
Stock no. 1316424
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1949. Very good condition.

Three volumes in slipcase: Ali Baba; The Ugly Duckling; The Sleeping Beauty. Large volumes (12.25 x 8"). Each volume is cloth bound with colour illustrations. Limited edition of 2500 copies. Copy no. 853. Ali Baba is SIGNED by Ardizzone and Ugly Duckling is SIGNED by Jackson, Hersholt and Schwartz. Each volume is slightly bumped and rubbed to spine, Ali Baba has a small nick to centre of spine. There are some light fingermarks to page margins but generally the contents are clean. The slipcase is worn and the spine of the slipcase is browned.

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