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The Comedies, Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare


The Comedies, Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare


Shakespeare, William


"Designed by Bruce Rogers and printed at the Press of A. Colish."--Colophon ; Edited by Herbert Farjeon from the text of the first folio and quarto editions
[v.1.] All's well that ends well.
[v.2.] Antony and Cleopatra.
[v.3.] As you like it.
[v.4.] The comedy of errors.
[v.5.] Coriolanus.
[v.6.] Cymbeline.
[v.7.] Hamlet.
[v.8.] Julius Caesar.
[v.9.] Henry the fourth: part I.
[v.10.] Henry the fourth: part II.
[v.11.] Henry the fifth.
[v.12.] Henry the sixth: part I.
[v.13.] Henry the sixth: part II.
[v.14] Henry the sixth: part III.
[v.15] Henry the eighth.
[v.16.] King John.
[v.17.] King Lear.
[v.18.] Richard the second.
[v.19.] Richard the third.
[v.20.] Love's Labour's Lost.
[v.21.] Macbeth.
[v.22.] Measure for measure.
[v.23.] Merchant of Venice.
[v.24.] Merry wives of Windsor.
[v.25.] A midsummer-night's dream.
[v.26.] Much ado about nothing.
[v.27.] Othello.
[v.28.] Pericles.
[v.29.] Romeo and Juliet.
[v.30.] The taming of the shrew.
[v.31.] The tempest.
[v.32.] Timon of Athens.
[v.33.] Titus Andronicus.
[v.34.] Troilus and Cressida.
[v.35.] Twelfth night.
[v.36.] Two gentlemen of Verona.
[v.37.] Winter's tale.
No. 1113 of a limited ed. of 1950 copies
Gift of Loryn Romadka
From the collection of Austin Fredric Lutter, with his bookplate
Commentary sheet laid in v. 1-9, 11, 12, 15-37. Reprint of an article from Bookbinding & book production magazine laid in v.1. Review material laid in v.4. List of characters laid in v.12. Reprint of a review article from The Saturday review laid in v.16. Reprint of a review from the New York times book review laid in v.21. Vol. 27 is signed with an inscription from Paul Robeson. 'Paul Robeson as Othello' sourvenir book and playbill for Othello, starring Paul Robeson, laid in v.27. Playbill for The twelfth night at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee laid in v.35.


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Herbert Farjeon
Bruce Rogers
Each volume illustrated by a different artist: v.1. drawings by Richard Floethe, v.2. wood engravings by Enric-C. Ricart, v.3. watercolors by Sylvain Sauvage, v.4. wood engravings by John Austen, v.5. paintings by C. Pal Molnár, v.6. lithographs by Yngve Berg, v.7. drawings by Edy Legrand, v.8. wood engravings by Frans Masereel, v.9. color lithographs by Barnett Freedman, v.10. watercolors by Edward Bawden, v.11. drawings by Vera Willoughby, v.12. lithographs by Graham Sutherland, v.13. lithographs by Carlotta Petrina, v.14. drawings by Jean Charlot, v.15. wood engravings by Eric Gill, v.16. drawings by Valenti Angelo, v.17. drawings by Boardman Robinson, v.18. wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker, v.19. lithographs by Fritz Eichenberg, v.20. drawings by Mariette Lydis, v.21. color drawings by Gordon Craig, v.22. color lithographs by Hugo Steiner-Prag, v.23. watercolors by René ben Sussan, v.24. drawings by Gordon Ross, v.25. watercolors by Arthur Rackham, v.26. drawings by Fritz Kredel, v.27. wood engravings by Robert Gibbings, v.28. wood engravings by Stanislas Ostoja-Chrostowski, v.29. drawings by Ervine Metzl, v.30. drawings by W. A. Dwiggins, v.31. watercolors by Edward A. Wilson, v.32. wood engravings by George Buday, v.33. watercolors by Nikolai Fyodorovitch Lapshin, v.34. wood engravings by D. Galanis, v.35. watercolors by Francesco Carnevali, v.36. watercolors by Pierre Brissaud, v.37. hand colored drawings by Albert Rutherston.


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37 v. plates (part col.)
33 cm.




(SPL)(SHAK) PR2754 F3 1939



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