New York: Royal Composing Room, 1973 Designed by Daniel Haberman. Illustrated by Isadore Seltzer. Special edition. Publisher's maroon cloth and purple buckram, lettered in gilt; housed in the publisher's purple slipcase. Book fine; slipcase with a hint of toning and a few minor hints of light soiling. Overall, a near fine and very pleasing copy. Based on the first folio edition of 1632, this special edition of The Taming of the Shrew was published as the seventh volume in a series of annual Shakespearian keepsakes prepared for the friends of the publishers. A comedy, this play tells of the courtship the beautiful Bianca and the "taming" of her headstrong, ill-tempered older sister Katherina. Notably, The Taming of the Shrew served as the basis for the 1948 play Kiss Me, Kate and the 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You.. Illus. by Seltzer, Isadore. Hard Cover. Fine.
(Inventory #: WS029)
19th & 20th Century American and English Literature, Modern First Editions, Signed and Presentation Copies
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