FIRST REPRINT IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
SHAKESPEARE, William & FLETCHER, John. LITTLEDALE, Harold (editor) ~ Two Noble Kinsmen. Reprint of the quarto, 1634.
London: 'The New Shakespeare Society', Trubner, 1876
Full morocco, 9.5 inches tall. With gilt raised bands, fine gilt tooling to the panels and dentelles. All edges gilt. With a prize gilt embossed device on the upper board, prize bookplate and armorial bookplate. Somewhat foxed on the preliminaries, then clean. In 3 parts. A very impressive copy of this Jacobean tragicomedy, now generally accepted to have been written by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher. The plot is based on 'The Knight's Tale' in Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales.