SET: CHILDREN'S STORIES FROM SHAKESPEARE

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Set Comment

set of six small books, similar to the GEM LIBRARY SERIES but not so trade named,
colored cloth board covers with black illustration embossed below title, title also printed on spine,
RTS easel and palette artistic series trademark on back cover,
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD. LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN & TO T. R.H. THE PRINCE & PRINCESS OF WALES. PRINTED IN ENGLAND
64 pages, plus pages of Tuck advertising at back giving lists of other books available for sale -these adverts vary according to edition

Items in Set

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Item Comment

grey cloth covers with title in dark green decorative banner with sunburst design below,
one color plate frontispiece titled TITANIA AND THE CLOWN by FRANCES BRUNDAGE with many in text black and white illustrations,
contains four stories titled A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, HAMLET, PRINCE OF DENMARK, TWELFTH NIGHT, and KING LEAR

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE, H. HORWITZ, ETC. ETC.
Author
E. NESBIT
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories
CYMBELINE
CYMBELINE
Item Comment

red cloth covers with title in green decorative banner with sunburst design below,
one color plate frontispiece titled IMOGEN by FRANCES BRUNDAGE with many in text black and white illustrations,
contains three stories titled CYMBELINE, ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, and MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE, M. BOWLEY ETC. ETC.
Author
E. NESBIT AND HUGH CHESSON
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories
ROMEO AND JULIET
ROMEO AND JULIET
Item Comment

green cloth covers with title in blue decorative banner with sunburst design below,
one color plate frontispiece titled ROMEO AND JULIET by FRANCES BRUNDAGE with many in text black and white illustrations,
contains four stories titled ROMEO AND JULIET, THE TEMPEST, PERICLES, and AS YOU LIKE IT

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE, J. WILLIS GREY ETC. ETC.
Author
E. NESBIT
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Item Comment

blue cloth covers with title in light blue decorative banner with sunburst design below,
one color plate frontispiece titled CHOOSING THE CASKET by FRANCES BRUNDAGE with many in text black and white illustrations,
contains three stories titled THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, TIMON OF ATHENS, and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE, M. BOWLEY ETC. ETC.
Author
E. NESBIT AND HUGH CHESSON
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
Item Comment

brown cloth covers with title in red decorative banner with sunburst design below,
one color plate frontispiece titled PETRUCHIO AND KATHERINE by FRANCES BRUNDAGE with many in text black and white illustrations,
contains three stories titled THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, and MEASURE FOR MEASURE

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE, J.W. GREY, ETC. ETC.
Author
E. NESBIT, HUGH CHESSON, ETC., ETC
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories
THE WINTER'S TALE
THE WINTER'S TALE
Item Comment

green cloth covers with title in red decorative banner with sunburst design below,
one color plate frontispiece titled PRINCE FLORIZEL AND PERDITA by FRANCES BRUNDAGE with many in text black and white illustrations,
contains three stories titled THE WINTER'S TALE, MACBETH, and OTHELLO

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE, M. BOWLEY ETC. ETC.
Author
E. NESBIT AND HUGH CHESSON
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories