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Told to the Children: Stories from Shakespeare

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Product description

Title: Told to the Children: Stories from Shakespeare
Author: Jeanie Lang
Illustrators: N. M. Price & others
Publisher: London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd./New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.

Hardback with full colour illustrated dust jacket. Red cloth binding with cover image repeated in monochrome. Hand cut pages
Dust jacket in fair condition but with some signs of wear. There are several small tears around the edges and on the corners as well as some creases also evident, areas where the ink has rubbed off, and some minor marking. Cloth binding in good condition but with a minor indentation on the tail end of the spine. Pages are intact and in good condition, but with some foxing on the page edges, especially the top edges. Pages are hand cut and of slightly irregular sizes as was the convention at the time and some of the edges have become slightly rubbed and eroded where they protrude past other pages. Dedication certificate to the original owner is pasted to the front pastedown.

Contained in this volume are seven prose retellings of some of Shakespeare's most famous comedies.

Item description

Stories included in this book:
The Tempest
As You Like It
The Merchant of Venice
The Taming of the Shrew
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Winter's Tale
The Comedy of Errors

Full colour illustrations in this book:
"The fairy voices send Titania to sleep" (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
"A horrible bird that flapped its wings over the table" (The Tempest)
"Kind Touchstone led the way" (As You Like It)
"Portia was very much afraid lest Bassanio should choose the wrong box" (The Merchant of Venice)
"Katherine had struck him on the head with her lute" (The Taming of the Shrew)
"Titania sat down beside Bottom on a flowery bank" (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
"'..Good luck! What have we here?' he said" (The Winter's Tale)
"'Go bid them let us in,' said he to Dromio" (The Comedy of Errors)

Item details

Added value:
Nine full colour illustrated plates contained in this volume.
Author(s):
Lang, Jeanie
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
4.75" x 5.75"
Edition:
Circa 1935
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd./New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Title:
Told to the Children: Stories from Shakespeare

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Title: Told to the Children: Stories from Shakespeare
Author: Jeanie Lang
Illustrators: N. M. Price & others
Publisher: London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd./New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.

Hardback with full colour illustrated dust jacket. Red cloth binding with cover image repeated in monochrome. Hand cut pages
Dust jacket in fair condition but with some signs of wear. There are several small tears around the edges and on the corners as well as some creases also evident, areas where the ink has rubbed off, and some minor marking. Cloth binding in good condition but with a minor indentation on the tail end of the spine. Pages are intact and in good condition, but with some foxing on the page edges, especially the top edges. Pages are hand cut and of slightly irregular sizes as was the convention at the time and some of the edges have become slightly rubbed and eroded where they protrude past other pages. Dedication certificate to the original owner is pasted to the front pastedown.

Contained in this volume are seven prose retellings of some of Shakespeare's most famous comedies.

Item description

Stories included in this book:
The Tempest
As You Like It
The Merchant of Venice
The Taming of the Shrew
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Winter's Tale
The Comedy of Errors

Full colour illustrations in this book:
"The fairy voices send Titania to sleep" (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
"A horrible bird that flapped its wings over the table" (The Tempest)
"Kind Touchstone led the way" (As You Like It)
"Portia was very much afraid lest Bassanio should choose the wrong box" (The Merchant of Venice)
"Katherine had struck him on the head with her lute" (The Taming of the Shrew)
"Titania sat down beside Bottom on a flowery bank" (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
"'..Good luck! What have we here?' he said" (The Winter's Tale)
"'Go bid them let us in,' said he to Dromio" (The Comedy of Errors)

Added value:
Nine full colour illustrated plates contained in this volume.
Author(s):
Lang, Jeanie
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
4.75" x 5.75"
Edition:
Circa 1935
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd./New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Title:
Told to the Children: Stories from Shakespeare

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