Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST, art by Edward A. Wilson - 1940 [Ltd Ed 905/950]


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The Plays of William Shakespeare:

The Tempest

illustrated from watercolors by Edward Arthur Wilson

#905/950. Published by: The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1940.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Volume displays mild shadows on front cover and toning inside.
  • Covers feature nice color design and display minimal overall rubbing as well as some edgewear, with minimally exposed boards at corners.
  • Front cover exhibits shadows along edges.
  • Spine is in cloth, and features text in gilt, that is altered by general darkening.
  • Binding is secure.
  • Illustrations inside 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

79 pages. 9 x 13 inches.

The Tempest 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. Written in the early 1600s, it features the King of Naples and the crew of a ship caught in a storm.

Limited Edition. No. 905 of 950. Illustrated from the splendid watercolors of American painter Edward Arthur Wilson (1886–1970). Text of First Folio edited and amended where obscure by Herbert Farjeon.

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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: Illustrated
Author: William Shakespeare
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Topic: Poetry & Plays
Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
Year Printed: 1940
Place of Publication: New York
Illustrator: Edward A. Wilson
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