Four Plays, Tamburlaine Part I and II, Doctor Faustus, Edward the Second
by Marlowe, Christopher (Author); Ellis, Havelock (Introduction); Decaris, Albert (Illustrator)
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1966. Limited Edition. Hardcover. fine/very good. Decaris, Albert. Number 351 of 1500, folio size, 302 pp., signed by illustrator. Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day and greatly influenced William Shakespeare, who rose to become the pre-eminent Elizabethan playwright after Marlowe's mysterious death.___DESCRIPTION: Bound by Russell-Rutter Company on quarter dark-green morocco leather stamped in gold, natural-finish cloth sides blind-stamped with gold, natural-finish cloth sides blind-stamped with Mr. Wilson's monograms; illustrated by Albert Decaris with copper engravings pulled by M. Beaune; set in monotype Bembo and Carolus on Curtis toned laid paper, designed by Adrian Wilson, printed by Clarke and Way; folio size (12.5" by 9.5"), pagination: [xviii], 280, [2 blank], colophon; limited edition, this number 351 of 1500, signed by the illustrator, with Monthly Letter laid in. In the original glassine dust jacket; housed in a green paper-covered slipcase, tan paper label on the spine with green lettering and monograms.___CONDITION: Volume is in fine condition with clean boards free from wear, leather spine is fine and bright, pages are clean, binding is tight and square; the glassine wrapper is in near fine condition with some sunning on the spine and minor wear to the spine; slipcase is in very good condition, strong and sturdy but with some very slight wear to corners, sunning on the spine, top edge, and sides.___CITATION: LEC no. 377.___POSTAGE: Please note that this is an extremely large and heavy book, and therefore additional postage may apply. We are happy to ship at cost to both domestic and international customers, please inquire for details.___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.
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