Selected Plays. By William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Henry Fuseli. Illustrated Edition. Franklin Library. Franklin Center, 1981.

$45.00

William Shakespeare, the great English Bard, has defined a nation’s literature for over 400 years. He is perhaps the most quoted author of all time. His iambic pentameter, his adorned Early Modern English, his vivid characters, and his nuanced dialogue and plots have all been the inspiration of numerous artists. Shakespeare’s plays have also been reread, reimagined, and performed constantly since the 1600s. In this illustrated edition, the Franklin Library continues our culture’s adoration for Shakespeare with a collection of his most famous plays, including Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, MacBeth, and the Tempest. Accompanying the text are Henry Fuseli’s brilliant illustrations. For any Shakespeare collector, it is a crucial volume.

This illustrated edition is in about fine condition. In the original full faux black leather, elaborately gilt stamped, fine. Raised bands. Gilt spine label. Text block about fine. Gilt edges with minor rubbing. Decorated endpapers and silk bookmark sewn in. Fuseli’s illustrations superb.

An about fine collector’s copy of Shakespeare’s Selected Plays.

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Selected Plays. By William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Henry Fuseli. Illustrated Edition. Franklin Library. Franklin Center, 1981.

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Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 5 in