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Creator:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Title(s):

Macbeth / William Shakespeare ; original screen images by Ronald King.

Published/Created:
Guildford [England] : Circle Press Publications, 1970.
Physical Description:
[3], 44 p. : ill. ; 52 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 73 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 73 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"This was the first book I learned to set type for and entirely printed in letterpress myself."--Cooking the books.
" ... an edition of 150 books with 15 artist's proofs and 5 H.G. copies. In addition to the books there is a separate edition of 20 fully signed and numbered prints of each of the ten images in the book printed on hand-made paper by the artist."--Colophon.
Cooking the books : Ron King and Circle Press, p. 167
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is no. [2], of 200. British Art Center copy 2 is no. 129.
"Ten silk screen mask designs, all titled and initialed with the entire text of the play printed letterpress in 14 pt Plantin."--Cooking the books.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Circle Press -- Publisher.
Macbeth, King of Scotland, active 11th century -- Art.
Masks in art.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth -- Illustrations.
Form/Genre:
Livres d'artistes.
Screen prints.
Contributors:
King, Ronald, 1932- ill.
Circle Press, publisher.
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