The Vale Press Shakespeare: The Tragedy of King Richard II

The Vale Press Shakespeare: The Tragedy of King Richard II

London: Hacon & Ricketts, The Ballantyne Press, The Vale Press, A volume from the finely printed Vale Shakespeare, octavo, green cloth decorated in blind, gilt title on spine, limited to 310 copies, published 1902. Pages partly unopened, good plus copy with light soil, darkening and discoloration to spine and binding and fading to gilt title, moderate offsetting and foxing especially to preliminary and terminal pages. Bookplate of Pittsburgh's famous book collector, binder and botanical specialist, Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, the founder of the Hunt Botanical Library. One of the triumphs of London post-Kelmscott arts-and-crafts book production. Good.

Item #H4938

Price: $45.00