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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM

SHAKESPEARE



Edited, with a scrupulous revision of the text, by

Charles and Mary Clarke.


PUBLISHED: London: Bickers & Son 1876


4to., Bound by Pittenrich of Edinburgh in full green morocco,

elaborate gilt tooled & linear borders, central gilt "Fettes

College " motif, spine gilt tooled in compartments, spine

faded, all edges gilt, slight wear to corners and edges,

marbled endpapers, pp. lxi + 1003, illustrated with a tissue

guarded portrait frontispiece of Shakespeare, title page in

red & black, foxing to endpapers otherwise contents

clean, a very good copy in a handsome binding,

perfect for a gift.

PRICE: U.S.175

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE


By Charles & Mary Lamb with coloured illustrations

by Charles Folkard



PUBLISHED: E. P. Dutton & Co., New York. n.d.

(c. 1920)


Small 4to., First Edition, original gilt tooled and lettered red

cloth with colour plate onlay to top cover, spine darkened,

binding slightly soiled and rubbed, a few discolouration spots

to lower cover, pp. 127, illustrated by Charles folkard with

8 full page colour plates, plus colour plate to cover,

decorated title page, a few random brown spots,

otherwise a good clean and tight copy.



Contents Include

THE TEMPEST, MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM,

AS YOU LIKE IT, MERCHANT OF VENICE, MACBETH,

ROMEO AND JULIET, HAMLET.


Charles James Folkard (6 April 1878 – 26 February 1963)

was an English illustrator. He worked as a conjurer before

becoming a prolific illustrator of children’s books. In 1915,

he created Teddy Tail, a popular cartoon character who ran

in the Daily Mail newspapers for decades. Folkard is well

known for his work on The Arabian Nights, Grimms' Fairy

Tales
, Aesop's Fables, and Pinocchio.

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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

A Comedy.

[ Miniature Book ].



PUBLISHED: Allied Newspapers Ltd, London. n.d.

( c. 1925 )




Miniature book 37 x 52mm, original faux black leather,

decorated endpapers, pp. 345, illustrated with a

frontispiece plate, contents clean,

a very good copy.

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