Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, art by Sylvain Sauvage - 1939 [ 905/950]


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The Plays of William Shakespeare:

As You Like It

illustrated from watercolors by Sylvain Sauvage

Published by: The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1939.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition.

  • Volume displays minimal aging and wear to covers and interior.
  • Covers feature elegant color design and display some edgewear with exposed boards at corners.
  • Spine is in cloth, and features title in gilt, barely visible through general darkening of spine. 
  • Binding is secure.
  • Illustrations are well-preserved.
  • Interior is mildly toned.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Textblock edges are deckled, and feature gilt along head.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20181010

93 pages. 9 x 13. inches.

As You Like It is presented in this volume as part of the magnificent series The Plays of William Shakespeare, which compiles the best-known works of the world's greatest playwright in 37 volumes. William Shakespeare wrote this pastoral comedy around 1599 as a witty parody revolving around the theme of "love at first sight. 

Limited Edition No. 905 of 950 copies. Illustrated from the magnificent watercolors of French painter Sylvain Sauvage (1888–1948).

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Modified Item: No
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Binding: Hardcover
Region: North America
Original/Facsimile: Original
Language: English
Special Attributes: Dust Jacket
Author: William Shakespeare
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Topic: Poetry & Plays
Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
Year Printed: 1939
Place of Publication: New York
Illustrator: Sylvain Sauvage
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