by RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; LAMB, Charles and Mary; SHAKESPEARE, William
London: The Temple Press, . Tales From ShakespeareIllustrated by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. LAMB, Charles and Mary. Tales from Shakespeare. London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1909.First trade edition. Large octavo (9 x 6 5/16 inches; 229 x 161 mm.). xii, 304 pp. Twelve color plates, including frontispiece. Two full-page illustrations in black and white, twenty chapter headings, and fourteen tail-pieces. Publisher's red cloth, front cover pictorially stamped in gilt, spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, top edge stained yellow, pictorial end-papers printed in brown. Ink inscription on front free end-paper, gilt on spine dulled, rear inner-hinge slightly cracked, otherwise an excellent copy.The plays illustrated in this fine volume are: The Tempest; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Winter's Tale; Much Ado about Nothing; As You Like It; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Merchant of Venice; Cymbeline; King Lear; Macbeth; All's Well that Ends Well; The Taming of the Shrew; The Comedy of Errors; Measure for Measure; Twelfth Night; or, What you Will; Timon of Athens; Romeo and Juliet; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Othello; and Pericles, Prince of Tyre.Latimore and Haskell, pp. 33-34. Riall, p. 90.
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