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The Heroines of Shakspeare: Comprising the Principal Female Characters in the Plays of the Great Poet

By [Charles Heath]

1863

The London Printing and Publishing Company, Limited : London

11.5" by 8"

Unpaginated

 

 

 

DETAILS

A profusely illustrated work of the heroines of William Shakespeare's plays, written by Charles Heath.

'The Heroines of Shakspeare' looks at the principal female characters throughout the plays of William Shakespeare. The characters discussed include Isabella from 'Measure to Measure', Rosalind from 'As You Like It', Beatrice from 'Much Ado About Nothing', Titania from 'Midsummer Night's Dream', Ophelia from 'Hamlet', and Anne Boleyn from 'King Henry VIII'. With a frontispiece, and forty-seven plates. No author is attributed in this edition, however Copac states the author as being Charles Heath. Heath was an engraver and book publisher, known for his illustrations for numerous books. In a signed binding by Cornish Bros Birmingham. Undated, dated from Copac from copies held at the British Library.

CONDITION

In a signed half calf binding with cloth to the boards. Externally, with some fading to the spine. Light marking to the boards and spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with scattered spots, motyl to the first and last few pages and to the plates.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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