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Single volume. Edited with an introduction by Alfred Ainger. Three quarter red leather, marbled papercovered boards and endpapers, gilt-stamped spine title, top page edges gilt. Owner's name on front fly verso, offsetting on pages , spine is dry and brittle with some loss, edges worn, a good only copy. Published by NY: Thomas Y. Crowell From: Shirley Dyess, Inc.
Crowell , Book has light edgewear, browned front flyleaves, a few light stains on the back cover; Hinges tight, pages clean, book complete; Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0. Published by London : G. Routledge About this Item: London : G. Routledge, Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked decorated cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall: tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; p.
Subject; Shakespeare. Lamb, Charles and Mary ; Norman N. Price illustrator ; Albert Angus Turbayne binding design. Jack c. OCLC Elaborately decorated brown cloth binding with intensive gilt stamping to front board and spine; the Art Nouveau floral design by is repeated in blind on the rear board. The binding bears the monogram of Albert Angus Turbayne - with his "beetle" monogram an encircled "T" at lower right front board.
The patterned endpapers echo the binding design and contain the monogram of the Carlton Studios an involuted "CS". Black and white frontispiece portraits of Charles and Mary Lamb and 20 evocative full page colour illustrations by Norman N. Price of the Carlton Studios; t. Albert Angus Turbayne was one of the most distinguished binding designers of the final decade of the nineteenth century.
His work included elaborately tooled trade bindings, such as this one. Turbayne was born an American; however, he spent most of his working life in England. In he was appointed an instructor in graphic design by the London County Council School of Photoengraving and Lithography. A Martin, he set up The Carlton Club, which became one of the largest studios of commercial art in London. From the end of the s until its dissolution in , The Carlton Club produced everything from advertising to visiting cards, bookmarks, book-plates, certificates and other design products. These early books from the nineties were Turbayne s most accomplished.
Small Octavo. Charles lamb, his wife and sister adored Shakespeare and in published an illustrated edition of Tales from Shakespeare for children. This volume, is also meant for the young reader as a an introduction to the study of Shakespeare and includes all the Shakespeare favorites, including Romeo and Juliet.
A very nice copy. Published by Lamb Publishing, New York. Very Good in the original binding. Small owner inscription. Circa Condition: VG-. First edition thus. Illustrated with chromolithographs by Wal Paget. Published by Thomas Y. About this Item: Thomas Y.
Edited and with an Introduction by the Rev. Alfred Ainger. No date given, but the introduction is dated Illustrated with black and white plates. Measures 5. In its original Victorian binding with gold and green decorations on the front and spine. The book is in very good condition.
Light wear and soiling to the rear cover. Some sunning to the spine. Previous owner's stamp on the front endpaper and Introduction page. The textblock is gently toned, clean, bright, unmarked, and complete. The binding is sound. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory H Published by David McKay Co. Paul, MN, U. Condition: good. Bound in brown boards with color pictorial to front paste-on.
Gilt lettering to spine. Twenty-six illustations in color and black and white. Pictorial endpapers. Front and rear gutter cracked. Bookplate of previous owner. Small tear at head of spine. In a mylar protective wrapper. Shippen Green illustrations. Published by J. Dent and Co. Dutton and Co, London and New York About this Item: J. Dutton and Co, London and New York, According to a note from the publisher: "Most of the designs appeared as line drawings in an edition issued by the present publishers in , but they have since been worked over, revised, and coloured by the artist, whiel some entirely new designs have been added.
Wear and chipping to spine ends ends and corners of boards. Rubbing to cloth and small black stain to front cover near top corner. Bookplate to front free endpaper. Occasional smudges to margins, but clean overall. Includes 12 full color illustrations, 2 full page black and white illustrations, and several vignette black and white illustrations. Shop Kids' Books. Add to Wishlist. USD Sign in to Purchase Instantly.
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About the Author Charles and Mary Lamb were brother and sister, both gifted writers plagued with madness at certain times in their lives. Charles Lamb is best known for the brilliant personal essays he wrote under the name Elia, first published in London magazine from to He was highly acclaimed as a critic and was a close friend to some of the greatest authors of his time, particularly Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, and Leigh Hunt. For a time in —96, he suffered a nervous breakdown. Charles undertook the charge of his sister, who suffered periodic breakdowns, and she gratefully repaid him with deep affection and caring.
Together they produced Tales from Shakespeare and Mrs. Charles died in and Mary in Susan J. She is the author of several books, including Formal Charges: The Shaping of Poetry in British Romanticism and Borderlines: The Shiftings of Gender in British Romanticism , as well as many articles on the writers, texts, and issues of literary study, particularly in the Romantic era. At Tufts University, where he served as chair of the Department of English, he taught courses ranging from Chaucer to twentieth-century literature, though he specialized in courses on Renaissance drama.
Covers soiled, stained, scratched, corners and spine tips lightly bumped, upper spine tip folded, called for silk ties lacking except for one small piece that is almost detached from front cover, inner hinges tender, ink named to end papers, endpaper stained, and light scattered foxing elsewhere. Tissue guard heavily foxed to frontis.
No other tissue guards. Plate listed in contents at p. Condition Report Externally Spine good condition age stained, top and tail of spine folded, with very minor fraying to the top. Joints good condition minor wear. Corners good condition worn and bumped. Boards good condition marks, scratches and stains, red stain to rear; red silk ties lacking apart from front small length remaining. Page edges good condition hand cut as called for. See above and photos. Internally Hinges good condition intact at the ends, small cracks starting with webbing visible in the text, solid.
Paste downs fair condition gilt decorated, stained. End papers fair condition as paste downs. Title good condition. Pages good condition foxing, marks, one tipped in plate with a creased corner, one bumped corner. Binding good condition. See photos Publisher: see above.
Publication Date: Binding: Hardback. Signed by Author s. Seller Inventory ABE More information about this seller Contact this seller 5. Dent and Co. Dutton and Co, London and New York Dutton and Co, London and New York, Condition: Very Good. According to a note from the publisher: "Most of the designs appeared as line drawings in an edition issued by the present publishers in , but they have since been worked over, revised, and coloured by the artist, whiel some entirely new designs have been added.
Wear and chipping to spine ends ends and corners of boards. Rubbing to cloth and small black stain to front cover near top corner. Bookplate to front free endpaper. Occasional smudges to margins, but clean overall. Includes 12 full color illustrations, 2 full page black and white illustrations, and several vignette black and white illustrations. More information about this seller Contact this seller 6. Calabasas, CA, U. Tales from Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: J. Limited to numbered copies this copy being No. Thirteen mounted color plates, including frontispiece with tissue guard and the additional plate not present in the trade edition.
Two full-page illustrations in black and white, twenty chapter headings, and fourteen tail-pieces. Publisher's cream buckram decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Original rose-colored silk ties. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Vellum-style gold pictorial endpapers.
Spine darkened, a few small marks on covers, still an excellent copy. Housed in a fleece-lined, dark blue cloth slipcase. Tipped-in before the half-title is a printed note regarding the additional plate "Puck" which only appears in this signed limited edition. Latimore and Haskell, pp. Riall, p. More information about this seller Contact this seller 7. Published by Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut First Edition; First Printing.
Fine, Leather Bound. Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. More information about this seller Contact this seller 8. From: Gyan Books Pvt. Delhi, India. About this Item: Leather Bound. Condition: New. Reprinted in with the help of original edition published long back . As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots.
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We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Pages , Print on Demand. Language: eng. Seller Inventory LB More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. First Rackham Edition, Large 8vo. Beautifully illustrated throughout with 12 colour plates, one as frontispiece, plus several black and white drawings.
Bound in full recent dark blue morocco, titled and decorated in gilt to spine; top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Internally clean a couple of folded corners, minor toning to edge of text block ; one or two marks to covers. A near fine copy. Book Collector No. More information about this seller Contact this seller Dent and Co, London Dent and Co, London, Quarto; VG; White cloth boards; Gilt titling to spine and boards, gilt illustration on front; Cloth ties to fore-edge; Upper edge gilt, deckle cut other edges; Some rubbing to boards, spine faded slightly; Corners bumped a bit; Some foxing to tissue guarding frontispiece, which has slightly affected the facing page; Book has been SIGNED by Rackham on the limitations page and numbered of an edition of ; This limited edition includes the illustration of Puck facing page 16, which is absent from the trade edition; LP Consignment.
Tales from Shakespeare HB
Shelved: Case Full-priced Rockville. First Rackham Illustrated Edition. Quarto, with 12 colour plates and other black and white drawings. Publisher's green cloth with titles and decoration in gilt to spine and upper, top edge gilt, illustrated end papers, original printed dust-wrapper. Lightly rubbed to extremities, edges toned, offset browning to endpapers, jacket edgeworn with some chips and tears, spine a shade darkened. This is a reprint of the original work published in. We are professionally publishing these works using the classic text and artwork.
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