The Heroines of Shakespeare: Comprising the Principal Female Characters in the Plays of the Great Poet. Forty-Eight Original Steel Engravings from Drawings by Frith, Egg, Kenny, Meadows, Hayter, Corbould and Other Eminent Artists. William Shakespeare.

The Heroines of Shakespeare: Comprising the Principal Female Characters in the Plays of the Great Poet. Forty-Eight Original Steel Engravings from Drawings by Frith, Egg, Kenny, Meadows, Hayter, Corbould and Other Eminent Artists

New York: A. W. Lovering, Circa 1909. Hardcover. Quarto [29 cm] Pale blue cloth over boards, with elaborate stamping in gilt and black on the backstrip and front board. All edges gilt. The backstrip is faded, and the boards are a bit soiled. The text block is cracked near the center. The front free endpaper has a contemporary owner's name and address. Else, the pages are clean and bright. All plates are present. Good +. Item #55916

With Letter-press extracts from the text, in English and French; and critical essays on each of the characters.

Price: $75.00

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