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The tragedie of Hamlet, prince of Denmarke /

William Shakespeare ; edited by J. Dover Wilson from the text of the second quarto printed in 1604-5, "according to the true and perfect coppie" ; with which are also printed the Hamlet stories from Saxo Grammaticus and Belleforest and English translations therefrom ; illustrated by Edward Gordon Craig.

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Author: Shakespeare, William
Other Names: Wilson, John Dover, | Craig, Edward Gordon, | Kessler, Harry, | Gill, Eric, | Johnston, Edward, | Prince, Edward Philip, | Friend, G. T. | Viets, Henry R.
Published: Weimar : Printed by Count Harry Kessler at the Cranach Press, MDCCCCXXX [1930]
Topics: Hamlet (Legendary character) - Sources. | Hamlet (Legendary character) - Drama. | Kings and rulers - Succession - Drama. | Murder victims' families - Drama. | Fathers - Death - Drama. | Revenge - Drama. | Princes - Drama.
Regions: Denmark - Drama.
Genres: Tragedies (Drama) | Bookplates (Provenance)
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Uniform Title: Hamlet
Author: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Physical Description: 186 pages : illustrations ; 38 cm
Notes: "Count Harry Kessler planned the typographical arrangement of this volume. Edward Gordon Craig designed and himself cut on wood the illustrations. Eric Gill cut the title. The type ... was designed by Edward Johnston after that used by Fust and Schoeffer in their Mainz Psalter of 1457; it was cut by Edward Prince and completed after his death by G.T. Friend. The paper was made of pure hemp fibre and linen by a process devised in joint research by Count Harry Kessler and Aristide and Gaspard Maillol. ..."--Colophon.
"Seven copies on vellum, containing three extra sets of loose proofs signed by the artist, marked A to G, fifteen copies on imperial Japanese paper, containing one set of loose proofs signed by the artist, numbered I to XV, three hundred copies on the hand-made paper specially made for the Cranach Press with the watermark of the press, numbered 1 to 300"--Colophon.
Printed in red and black.
Wilson's "Notes on The tragedie of Hamlet" (35 pages ; 36 cm) in pocket.
Other Names: Wilson, John Dover, 1881-1969, editor.
Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966, illustrator, woodcutter.
Kessler, Harry, Graf, 1868-1937, typographer, printer.
Gill, Eric, 1882-1940, woodcutter.
Johnston, Edward, 1872-1944, type designer.
Prince, Edward Philip, 1846-1923.
Friend, G. T.
Viets, Henry R. (Henry Rouse), 1890-1969, former owner. ICarbS
Cranach Presse, publisher.
Fine Printing Collection. ICarbS

More Details for: The tragedie of Hamlet, prince of Denmar