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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1507573
Published by George Allen. 1st 1894. Almost very good condition.

Presented In Eight Pen Designs by Walter Crane. Signed Limited Edition of 650 copies, 600 of which are for sale. Engraved and printed by Duncan C. Dallas. Very large format. 14.75 x 11.5" approx. Green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. Plates are mounted on thick card with paper guards. No text. Copy no: 10. Spine and corners bumped with wear. Some foxing and a few small marks to covers. Front joint cracked, rear joint starting to crack. Light corner crease to both endpapers, title page and signature page. Some foxing and browning to contents. Foxing to first plate and just a couple of fox spots to second plate.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1316706
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt vignette and title to front cover, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. 40 very pretty colour plates. 170 pages. Large, heavy format (10.5 x 8"). Spine and corners are bumped and worn. There are some marks to the covers and some foxing to the spine. Joints cracked. Endpapers lightly browned/foxed. Some page browning and foxing to the contents. Plates all present and in excellent condition, 1 just has a very small white mark to the lower edge (printing error?).
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SHAKESPEARE'S TRAGEDY OF HAMLET
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W.G. Simmonds.
Stock no. 1316703
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Large, heavy format. Grey cloth, red title to front and gilt title to spine. 24 tipped-in colour plates. 164 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name plate to front pastedown. Joints are cracked but still holding tight. Some light foxing to contents. A nice copy of an early reprint.
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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 1507395
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. Slightly better than good condition.

Tales for children from many lands series. Brown cloth with gilt titles and decoration, pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 colour plates. 127 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine and edges of covers darkened, gilt dulled. A few marks to covers and wear to edge of onlay. One hinge cracked. Ink name and address to front endpaper. Foxing and a few marks to contents. All plates present.
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1406744
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine is faded and has a brown mark. Erasure mark to half title page. Contents are excellent. Contained in a slipcase that has a slight bump to one side and has a few marks.
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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 1507214
Published by Headley Brothers. circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Brown pictorial endpapers. Colour plates with tissue-guards and b/w illustrations. 323 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine darkened with a couple of white spots near top. Covers slightly grubby. Large school presentation plate to front pastedown. Some foxing throughout. Top corner of many pages lightly bumped. All plates present, dark marks to borders of some plates (printing error?).
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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE AND OTHER STORIES
Written by William Shakespeare; E. Nesbit; Hugh Chesson. Illustrated by Frances Brundage; M. Bowley.
Stock no. 1507179
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Children's Stories from Shakespeare Series. Small format 6.5 x 4.5". Blue cloth with black titles and vignette, decorative title border. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 64 pages plus book list. Also contains Timon of Athens and The Comedy of Errors. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening to spine and some cover edges. Odd mark to covers. Endpapers and book list very browned, text pages lightly browned.
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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1316416
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1919. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles with gilt vignette. 40 tissue-guarded tipped in colour plates. xxiv and 143 pages. Spine bumped at top and tail with very slight wear, corners very slightly rubbed. Spine very slightly browned. Name plate to front pastedown. All plates present and in fine condition. Foxing otherwise contents clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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SHAKESPEARE'S LIFE AND WORLD
Written by Katherine Duncan-Jones; William Shakespeare.
Stock no. 2122508
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.

Compiled and introduced by Katherine Duncan-Jones. Large format. Mauve cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Cream endpapers depicting street maps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Contained in very good slip case that has a few grubby marks and some scuffing.
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THE SHAKESPEARE STORY BOOK
Written by Mary Macleod.
Stock no. 1405943
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Limited. 12th 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, black titles to spine and front. Vignette of Shakespeare to front board. 302 pages. Introduction by Sidney Lee. A little bumping to spine. Small piece of blue sticky paper to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. One page roughly trimmed so bottom edges are ragged. Light foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine a little rubbed. Rear panel is grubby.
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SHAKESPEARE THE ANIMATED TALES
Written by William Shakespeare; Leon Garfield.
Stock no. 1316104
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

6 tales of Shakespeare: Twelfth Night, Romeo & Juliet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, and Macbeth. Large format. Abridged by Leon Garfield. Blue boards, gilt title to spine & vignette of Shakespeare profile to front. Colour illustrations by the Russian artists responsible for the animation for the television series. ISBN: 0434962287. Spine very slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed else complete and bright.
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