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The Merchant of Venice: Cameo Classics

by Shakespeare, William

Condition: Very Good+


New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good+. 1909. Hardcover. Hardcover, green cloth with an attractive cameo inlay of Shakespeare on the front cover, frontis drawing and decorative title page, the spine has moderate fading to the background color and the gold gilt, no other remarkable flaws to this clean, presentable copy, includes a Glossary, 1909 is the only date listed but this is a later printing .

An international team of scholars offers: • modernised, easily accessible texts • ample but unobtrusive academic guidance • attention to the theatrical qualities of each play and its stage history • informative illustrations, including reconstructions of early performances The Merchant of Venice has been performed more often than any other comedy by Shakespeare. This edition pays special attention to the expectations of its first audience, and to our modern experience of seeing and hearing the play




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