Bonded-leather spine stamped in gold. Shakespeare's fourteen comedies and six tragedies retold in prose. From the foreword: the author's motivating force was a desire to enhance the children's literature of the early 1800s with vital and intricate stories, and turning to Shakespeare as a source was an obvious choice. The Lambs succeeded in paraphrasing the language of truly adult literature in children's terms with this book. Markers have marked through previous owner's name on clipped ffep and on verso, causing a small dampstain on upper corner of pages. Pictorial boards, maroon and gilt spin... View More...
Chicago, IL, D. E. Cunningham & Co.: 1926
Seller ID: 26941
Condition: Very Good- with no Dust Jacket
Beautifully illustrated with 8 four-color plates and many fine pen drawings, marbled edges. Black embossed boards rubbed at extremities. Previous owner's name on decorated endpapers. Last page which contains the second verse of Worldly Honors from Troilus and Cressida has been torn away, affecting text. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 317 pages; 26941 View More...