SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616. The Tempest. Or the Enchanted Island, a Comedy. London: Printed by J.M. for H. Herringman, sold by R. Bentley, 1690.

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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.
The Tempest. Or the Enchanted Island, a Comedy. London: Printed by J.M. for H. Herringman, sold by R. Bentley, 1690.

US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£ 3,000 - 4,500
SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.
The Tempest. Or the Enchanted Island, a Comedy. London: Printed by J.M. for H. Herringman, sold by R. Bentley, 1690.
4to (213 x 160 mm). Blue morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, decorated gilt dentelles, gilt edges, custom blue cloth box. Paper slightly trimmed, some browning and soiling, especially to first and last leaves.
Provenance: J. Hannah (Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, January 24, 1977, lot 201); Ralph Vallone, Jr. (bookplate).

One of many adaptations of Shakespeare's plays by John Dryden and William Davenant. In this Tempest they added several new characters to the play, a sister of Miranda named Dorinda, a sister of Caliban named Sycorax, and a foster-son of Prospero named Hippolito. Wing S-2947.
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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616. The Tempest. Or the Enchanted Island, a Comedy. London: Printed by J.M. for H. Herringman, sold by R. Bentley, 1690.
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