Tales from Shakspere for the Use of Young Persons [Tales from Shakespeare]

By: LAMB, Charles and Mary

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Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A handsome, compact mid-19th century edition of the famous re-telling of Shakespeare's principal plays. The stories are accompanied by 40 engraved illustrations. Brother and sister, Charles and Mary Lamb first published their book in 1807 in order to make Shakespeare's plays familiar to children. Charles wrote the tragedies, and Mary wrote the comedies. --- In blue half leather covers with handsome blue marbled paper covers; marbled paper also to endpapers. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy, though leaves are somewhat yellowed.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 348 pages

Title: Tales from Shakspere for the Use of Young Persons [Tales from Shakespeare]

Author Name: LAMB, Charles and Mary

Categories: >>Juvenile and Children's, >>Shakespeare,

Publisher: New York, Hurd and Houghton: 1864

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 81883