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Shakespeare, William, 1564–1616

King Lear / William Shakespeare ; with 9 original etchings by Christopher Kent.

Guildford [England] : Circle Press Publications, 1973.
Physical Description:
43 p., 9 leaves of plates : ill. ; 36 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2819 .A1 1973+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"Edition of fifty books with ten artist's proof copies."
"Nine separate etchings inserted into ten unbound 4 pp sections with the full text of the play printed letterpress in 10 pt Baskerville on J. Green mould-made paper. 50 signed copies, 35 x 25 cm in a hand-made card portfolio."--Cooking the books.
Cooking the books : Ron King and Circle Press, p. 169
BAC: British Art Center copy in original hand-made card porfolio. No. 10 of a limited edition of 50 copies. Signed by the artist.
Subject Terms:
Aging parents -- Drama.
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Artists' illustrated books
Britons -- Drama.
Circle Press -- Publisher.
Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Inheritance and succession -- Drama.
Kings and rulers -- Drama.
Lear, King (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Livres d'artistes.
Etchings -- 1973.
Kent, Christopher, artist.
Circle Press, publisher.

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