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Shakespeare's Comedy of the Tempest with illustrations by Edmund Dulac by William Shakespeare - 1st Edition - 1908 - from E C Books and Biblio.com

Shakespeare's Comedy of the Tempest with illustrations by Edmund Dulac

by William Shakespeare

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


LONDON : Hodder & Stoughton, 1908 A very good copy of the 1st trade edition with 40 tipped in colour plates by Edmund Dulac. In original green decorative cloth binding with gilt design on front board and spine. The binding is clean with bright gilt to the front board and spine. It has been professionally rebacked so is sound and tight. There is slight marking at the bottom edge of the front board and some very slightly paler areas on the back board. Corners with light wear. The original green endpapers are present with an inscription dated Xmas 1908 to the fep. There is some light foxing to the half title. Contents in very good condition being very clean with some light toning to page edges. The plate at p11 has a small corner crease and the tissue guard to the plate at p126 is creased.


  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 032287
  • Title: Shakespeare's Comedy of the Tempest with illustrations by Edmund Dulac
  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Illustrator:Edmund Dulac
  • Format/binding:Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • Place: LONDON
  • Date published: 1908
  • Keywords: edmund dulac; illustrated shakespeare; the tempest; early twentieth century illustrated
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

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