SET: CHILDREN'S STORIES FROM SHAKESPEARE, THE GEM SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY

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part of the larger series THE CHILDREN'S GEM LIBRARY. A SERIES OF 18 CLOTH-BOUND STORY BOOKS BY THE MOST POPULAR WRITERS FOR CHILDREN. ILLUSTRATED IN COLOUR AND BLACK AND WHITE. SIXTY-FOUR PAGES. 25c. EACH, OR SIX BOOKS COMPLETE IN FANCY CASE, 1.50
light brown cloth covered boards with elaborate design and circular colour plate illustration,
title also printed on spine, GEM LIBRARY crest on back cover
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL
64 pages, issued with protective tissue paper dust covers

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Yes cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled TITANIA AND THE CLOWN by FRANCES BRUNDAGE,-same image many in text black and white illustrations, contains four stories titled A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, HAMLET, PRINCE OF DENMARK, TWELFTH NIGHT, and KING LEAR FRANCES BRUNDAGE AND H. HORWITZ 6
CYMBELINE Yes cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled IMOGEN by FRANCES BRUNDAGE-same image, many in text black and white illustrations, contains three stories titled CYMBELINE, ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, and MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, FRANCES BRUNDAGE AND M. BOWLEY 6
ROMEO & JULIET Yes cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled ROMEO AND JULIET by FRANCES BRUNDAGE-same image, many in text black and white illustrations, contains four stories titled ROMEO AND JULIET, THE TEMPEST, PERICLES, and AS YOU LIKE IT FRANCES BRUNDAGE AND J.W. GREY 5
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Yes cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled CHOOSING THE CASKET by FRANCES BRUNDAGE-same image, many in text black and white illustrations, contains three stories titled THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, TIMON OF ATHENS, and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS FRANCES BRUNDAGE AND M. BOWLEY 6
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Yes cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled PETRUCHIO AND KATHERINE by FRANCES BRUNDAGE-same image, many in text black and white illustrations, contains three stories titled THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, and MEASURE FOR MEASURE FRANCES BRUNDAGE AND J.W. GREY 5
THE WINTER'S TALE Yes cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled PRINCE FLORIZEL AND PERDITA by FRANCES BRUNDAGE-same image, many in text black and white illustrations, contains three stories titled THE WINTER'S TALE, MACBETH, and OTHELLO FRANCES BRUNDAGE AND M. BOWLEY 5