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THE SONGS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2132697
Published by David McKay. Circa 1915. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine, blind title and decoration to front cover. 12 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little uneven fading to covers and edges. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Light corner crease to colour plate (p.16). A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; faded to spine; has been repaired; some loss.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1318631
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Prince Charming Colour Books for Children series. Grey-green cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. 30 colour plates. 472 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Spine slightly bumped, foxed and rubbed. Small brown spot to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents otherwise clean.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1318102
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1919. Good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles with gilt vignette. 40 tissue-guarded tipped in colour plates. xxiv and 143 pages. Unfortunately the spine, rear cover and lower spine corner of front cover have been 'touched up' with some kind of blue ink (no idea why - sorry). There is a light damp stain to the edge of the front cover. One plate has a couple of tiny edge chips and another has a tiny piece of surface paper rubbing. There is some foxing to the contents. If it wasn't for the 'touching up' of the covers this would be a very good copy.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131379
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine is faded. Corners are nice and sharp. All plates are present and fine. Foxing throughout book, but still very good! Contained in original (rare) wrapper with pictorial onlay to front panel. Edge-creasing to wrapper, with a few tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Written by William Shakespeare; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Rene Ben Sussan.
Stock no. 2130462
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

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. The text of the First Folio, with Quarto insertions Edited and amended where obscure by Herbert Farjeon. Limited to 1950 copies. Foxing to spine. Bumping and wear, with a little chipping to corners. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE WINTER'S TALE
Written by William Shakespeare; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Albert Rutherston.
Stock no. 2130311
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st 1940. Very good condition.

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. Illustrations are from hand-coloured drawings by Rutherston. Limited to 1950 copies. This is Copy No. 759. Spotting and damp mark to spine. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Some page edges are uncut.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2129855
Published by Sands & Co.. 1st 1902. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. This book has 'Orkney House Easter 1902' in gilt to front cover. 16 b/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Small chips/splits to top and tail of spine. Bookplate (Orkney House) to front pastedown. Browning and foxing to some pages. Pages 137-156 are wrinkled/creased with some edge-tears. Page wrinkling also to pages further on in book; margin marks and browning.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2129161
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. circa 1927. Very good condition.

Tales for children from many lands series. Red cloth with gilt titles and decoration, pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped with some slight fraying to top. Gilt to spine is darkened. Name plate to front pastedown, name in ink to front endpaper. Some pale page browning else contents clean.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Frank C. Pape.
Stock no. 2128610
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Light brown cloth with brown titles and vignettes, gilt title to spine. 8 colour plates. 308 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small brown stain to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127786
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Charming Colour Books for Children series. Grey-green cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. 30 colour plates and 18 monotone. 472 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Bumping to corners. Fading to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. All colour plates are present. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; one piece of loss to top of front panel; a few other smaller chips of loss.

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THE LIFE & DEATH OF SIR JOHN FALSTAFF
Written by William Shakespeare; George Radford. Illustrated by G.B. Galizzi.
Stock no. 1816228
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1923. Very good condition.

Grey cloth. 14 colour plates. Introduction by George Radford. Boards a little grubby and edge-rubbed. All plates present.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Frank C. Pape.
Stock no. 1317373
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Light brown cloth with brown titles and vignettes, gilt title to spine. 8 colour plates. 308 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Very pale browning to endpapers. Some hinges are slightly pulled but binding still tight.

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