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Tales from Shakespeare

Illustrated with twelve photographs from the Boydell Collection

Author

Charles and Mary Lamb

Publisher

Bickers & Sons, London, 1879
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Printing Details

Full leather with gilt decoration, five raised bands and contrasting title label to spine. All edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles. 21.5 × 14cm, 386pp.

The Lambs' retelling in prose of twenty of Shakespeare's plays, including The Tempest, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet etc, illustrated with twelve photographs from the Boydel Collection, a series of paintings by the 18th century artist John Boydell and his contemporaries which was originally planned to illustarte a folio edition of Shakespeare.

Condition

Good condition. Whilst this remains an attractive copy, the leather is rubbed quite heavily to the spine and bumped to the corners. There is occasional blotchy foxing but the main body of text is in good clean condition. Prize inscription to the ffep.

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