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Vale Press Shakespeare] THE TEMPEST: A ROMANTIC COMEDY by  William | edited by Thomas Sturge Moore; decoration by Charles Ricketts Shakespeare - First Edition - 1902 - from Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA (SKU: 4669)

Vale Press Shakespeare] THE TEMPEST: A ROMANTIC COMEDY

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Vale Press Shakespeare] THE TEMPEST: A ROMANTIC COMEDY

by Shakespeare, William | edited by Thomas Sturge Moore; decoration by Charles Ricketts

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London: Hacon & Ricketts at the Vale Press and printed at the Ballantyne Press, 1902. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. Octavo. lxxvii, [3] pp. Limited Edition, one of 310 copies. Bound in green cloth and stamped in blind with a design by Ricketts; gilt title on the spine; printed on handmade paper with a "mermaid" watermark by Messrs. Arnold. This copy shows moderate soiling to the covers and blotchy fading of the spine; only light shelfwear; offsetting to the endpapers and only a few instances of light foxing; contemporary bookplate on the front pastedown. The Vale Press Shakespeare is one of the most elegant editions of Shakespeare to come out of the Arts & Crafts Movement. A remarkable production from one of the most significant of presses of the time. Watry B44/24.

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Bookseller
Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
4669
Title
Vale Press Shakespeare] THE TEMPEST: A ROMANTIC COMEDY
Author
Shakespeare, William | edited by Thomas Sturge Moore; decoration by Charles Ricketts
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - near Very Good binding
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hacon & Ricketts at the Vale Press and printed at the Ballantyne Press
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1902
Keywords
Literature and Fiction|Special Press & Fine Bindings|Rare Book Room
Bookseller catalogs
Literature and Fiction; Rare Book Room; Special Press & Fine Bindings;

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About Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA

Booksellers for more than 15 years, offering a general stock with an emphasis in Special Press, Art and Photography, Literature and Americana. We prided in our high level of customer service—if you aren't satisfied with either the book or the service you've received let us know about it so we can make you happy. Additionally, we offer a wide range of bookbinding and book repair services. Check us out atfacebook.com/michaelpyronbookbinder.Given the nuances in book repair and binding, I can offer a close estimate based on images of your book, but will need to have book in hand in order give you a firm estimate. And as always, we buy books!

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Cloth
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gilt
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bookplate
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