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Tales from Shakespeare by  Charles and Mary Lamb Lamb - Signed First Edition - 1909 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. (SKU: 14331)

Tales from Shakespeare

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Tales from Shakespeare

by Lamb, Charles and Mary Lamb

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London: J. M. Dent & Co.. Fine. 1909. Limited Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A most beautiful Limited edition/first printing in very Near Fine condition, limited separation of signatures. SIGNED and numbered 534/750 by illustrator Arthur Rackham. Original white buckram cover and rose-colored silk ties. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Gold illustrations on endpapers. Thirteen mounted full-color illustrations including frontispiece (with tissue guard). Included is also one plate not included in the trade edition; This collection of fourteen comedies and six tragedies retold in prose was first developed in the early 19th century by siblings Charles and Mary Lamb as an introduction for young readers to Shakespeare. As much as possible, the Lambs used Shakespeare's own words, especially in the tragedies. Includes A Midsummer's Night Dream, All's Well That Ends Well, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and more; Color Illustrations; 4to ; Signed by Illustrator .

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Bookseller
Books Tell You Why, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
14331
Title
Tales from Shakespeare
Author
Lamb, Charles and Mary Lamb
Illustrator
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Fine
Edition
Limited Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. M. Dent & Co.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1909
Keywords
Shakespeare, Drama Plays, Collectible Rare Out-Of-Print, Children's Literature
Bookseller catalogs
Drama; Legendary Illustrators; By Year Of Issue / 1900s; Theater; ABAA-VBF;

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buckram
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