CRANACH PRESS. SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. The Tragedie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke. Weimar: Cranach Press, 1930.
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CRANACH PRESS. SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. The Tragedie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke. Weimar: Cranach Press, 1930.
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CRANACH PRESS.
SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. The Tragedie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke. Weimar: Cranach Press, 1930. Folio. With 80 wood engravings by Edward Gordon Craig, cover illustration by Eric Gill. Red morocco by O. Dorfner, gilt-lettered and -ruled, turn-ins gilt; with notes volume separately sewn in sleeve at end. Some mild toning from tissue guards (to notes vol, half title, colophon), small area of foxing at lower inside cover, small label to upper inside cover, spine a little darkened.
Provenance: Charles E. Merrill [1885-1956, co-founder of Merrill Lynch] (letter from Random House laid in to notes); Henry Root Stern, Jr (exhibition label laid in).

LIMITED EDITION, no 27 of 50 copies bound in deluxe levant morocco for the American distribution of 100 copies, out of a complete edition of 300. Random 253.
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