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The Graphic Gallery of Shakespeare's Heroines
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, London 1988 - RARE LIMITED EDITION FINE ART BOOK. 1888. The book contain 21 fine goupilgravure plates, highly defined reproductions from original oil paintings by famous Victorian painters: L. Alma Tadema, Calderon, Goodall, Schmalz, Prinsep, Morris, Topham, Blair Leighton, Leslie, Long, MacBeth, Dicksee, Perugini, Poynter, Frederick Leighton, H Woods , A Waterhouse, WF Yeames, Marcus Stone, Luke Fildes, and Mrs Alma Tadema. Subjects: Portia, Juliet, Miranda, Imogen, Anne Page, Rosalind, Isabella, Cressida, Olivia, Audrey, Katherine, Beatrice, Silvia, Mariana, Desdemona, Portia, Cleopatra, Cordelia, Ophelia, Jessica, Katherine of France. Each plate is accompanied by a a story of each play by William Ernest Henley. The plates are tissue protected and printed on thick art paper. Each plate 8 1/2 inches by 11 1/2 inches. Large folio size book, leather binding, gilt decorated, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The binding is all sound. Some rubs to corners of the boards and a few scuffs to the back board, but overall the leather binding is in very good condition. with bright gilt and fine embossing. The plates are very fine and clean. Size of book 19 x 13 inches. Photos on request. Heavy book will be posted by special delivery including insurance. OVERSEAS please ask for postage costs which will be extra. Size: 19" x13" [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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