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Book Description

Shakespeare’s Comedy of The Tempest by William Shakespeare (Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, limited edition 1982), introduction by A. T. Quiller-Couch. Hardback – full leather with title and decoration to spine, marbled endpapers, sewn-in page marker. Housed in a custom-made slipcase with top and bottom in blue buckram and textured paper sides in a paler blue. pp xxiv, 144, plus forty tipped-in colour plates with tissue guards. 10.25 x 7 inches approx. (262mm x 176mm). Light shelf wear to edges of boards and corner tips. Tissue guards cockled, with some also showing foxing. Edges of page-block a little dusty and grubby. Overall, light wear but otherwise a nice, clean copy – presents well in its custom slipcase.
Dealer Notes
Originally published in 1908 with forty plates in colour by Edmund Dulac. This copy being a facsimile reprint published in 1982 as a limited edition, albeit with an unstated number of copies.

Identified on the spine as the ‘Centennial Edition’.
Author William Shakespeare
Date 1982
Binding Leather
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Illustrator Edmund Dulac

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