COMEDIES, HISTORIES & TRAGEDIES OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (37 volumes). Cloth-backed decorated boards, top edges gilt. Limited to 1950 copies except for the POEMS which is limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by Bruce Rogers (LEC 118 and 122 for POEMS). Overall design of this classic in book design and illustration was in the hands of Bruce Rogers. Each of the 37 volumes of Plays is illustrated by a different illustrator.
The impressive list includes Eric Gill, Arthur Rackham, Gordon Ross, Edy Legrand, John Austen, Robert Gibbings, Fritz Kredel, Barnett Freedman, Edward Bawden, Gordon Craig, Frank Brangwyn, Valenti Angelo, Edward Wilson and Agnes Miller Parker. The text for this edition was edited by Herbert Farjeon who went back to the original appearances of the First Folio and Quarto Editions for punctuation and capitalization yet did correct obvious errors. With Monthly Letter / prospectus in the 39 volumes loosely inserted.Four of the volumes have some spotting at bottom of spine. I try to be as accurate as possible in my descriptions and depend on you to ask specific questions when you need more detail. The item "Limited Editions Club COMEDIES, by Shakespeare, 1939, Bruce Rogers With POEMS" is in sale since Wednesday, May 18, 2016. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "m0rph_bw" and is located in New Castle, Delaware.
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