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THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: A Shakespeare Commentary for the Subscribers to the Limited Editions Club's Shakespeare.(Prospectus). by  George; director (Limited Editions Club). Macy - Paperback - Signed - (1938). - from Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. and Biblio.co.uk

THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: A Shakespeare Commentary for the Subscribers to the Limited Editions Club's Shakespeare.(Prospectus).

by (Limited Editions Club). Macy, George; director

Condition: Good


New York: The Limited Editions Club, (1938)., (1938).. Good. - Small folio [12-5/8 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream-colored self-wrappers. 20 pages. There are a number of tiny brown dots to the 2 outer pages [the title & last text page]. There is some soiling to the bottom margin of the last page with minor soiling to the title page. The page edges are slightly darkened & their corners slightly bumped throughout & 2 bottom corners are creased. Good.

"The edition designed by Bruce Rogers. The text edited by Herbert Farjeon. The illustrations made by thirty-seven of the world's leading artists" [Information from the title page].

Laid in is a letter signed by George Macy, Director of the Limited Editions Club, to a member of the club, Jefferson F. Meagher, informing him of a special member discount for the thirty-seven volume set.

Among the contents of the prospectus are "What we Know about Shakespeare"; "What the World has Said about Shakespeare" --quotes from such authors as Milton, Hazlitt, Walt Whitman, Pope, Sir Walter Scott, Coleridge and others; a list of the volumes; and commentary from Herbert Farjeon and Bruce Rogers.


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  • Bookseller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 37566
  • Title: THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: A Shakespeare Commentary for the Subscribers to the Limited Editions Club's Shakespeare.(Prospectus).
  • Author: (Limited Editions Club). Macy, George; director
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: New York: The Limited Editions Club, (1938).
  • Date published: (1938).
  • Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PROSPECTUS; LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB; THE PLAYS OF SHAKESPEARE; A SHAKESPEARE COMMENTARY FOR THE SUBSCRIBERS TO THE LIMITED EDITION CLUB'S SHAKESPEARE; LETTER SIGNED BY GEORGE MACY, DIRECTOR; BRUCE ROGERS, BOOK DESIGNER; HERBERT FARJEON,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books-on-Books;


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