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Tales From Shakespeare by  Charles and Mary  and with a preface by Andrew Lang Lamb - First Edition Thus - 1899 - from Foster Books and

Tales From Shakespeare

by Lamb, Charles and Mary and with a preface by Andrew Lang

Condition: Very Good

London: S. T. Freemantle 1899. 8vo.Illustrated. xxviii, 372 pp. Original gilt-decorated blue cloth. Top edge gilt. Endpapers darkened & spotting to prelims. Bookplate and ink owner's name. Front hinge split. Gilt cover bright. Decorated title-page. With frontis and fourteen full-page illustrations by Robert Anning Bell. . Very Good. Gilt Decorated Cloth. First Edition Thus. 1899.

  • Bookseller: Foster Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 57964
  • Title: Tales From Shakespeare
  • Author: Lamb, Charles and Mary and with a preface by Andrew Lang
  • Illustrator: Bell, Robert Anning
  • Format/binding: Gilt Decorated Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: S. T. Freemantle 1899
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1899
  • Keywords: Robert Anning Bell,Lamb,Shakespeare
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated;
  • Size: 8vo.Illustrated


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