By Mary Cowden Clarke
London   Bickers and Son
8.5" by 6" x, 1-456, [18]pp.
A new edition of these charming tales by Mary Clarke recounting the childhood and lives of Shakespeare's heroines, including Ophelia, Lady Macbeth, and Juliet.
By Mary Cowden Clarke

1879 The Girlhood of Shakespeare's Heroines; A Series of Fifteen Tales

London   Bickers and Son
8.5" by 6" x, 1-456, [18]pp.
A new edition of these charming tales by Mary Clarke recounting the childhood and lives of Shakespeare's heroines, including Ophelia, Lady Macbeth, and Juliet.
£65.00
: 0.75kgs / : 771A63

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Description

Decorative Binding, Early Edition, Illustrated, Pleasing Copy, Publishers' Original Binding

A new edition of this exciting work condensed by the author's sister, Sabina Novello. 

An attractive copy in the original publisher's gilt-blocked cloth.

A fascinating collection of fifteen tales exploring the lives of Shakespeare's heroines, including Portia, Ophelia, Helena, Juliet, and others. 

These stories were very popular, with the volume being reissued and reprinted for dozens editions over the past two centuries. 

Looking at the life of female characters in Shakespeare plays, with disturbing details fitting of the life in Shakespeare's imaginary world. 

Illustrated with a frontispiece and eight plates from pictures by T. F. Dicksee and W. S. Herrick. Collated, complete. 

Condition

In the original publisher's attractive gilt-blocked cloth binding. Externally very smart with only minor shelf wear and a slight bumping to the head and tail of the spine, as well as a faint darkening of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are generally bright and clean throughout, with the occasional minor spotting to the leaves, particularly the pages of plates, due to the type of paper used. Illustrated with a frontispiece and eight full plates. Collated, complete.

Very Good Indeed

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