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Book Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket
Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper, to John with love from his mother, Christmas 1945. Some foxing and dust stains to page edges. A 2" tear at head of dust-jacket spine, and a few small <3/8" chips and tears to margins. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; xvi, 1264 pages. Pink cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, gilt design on front board. Page dimensions: 240 x 157mm. Wartime edition, printed on what feels like cheap paper, slim margins around text. "The moulds of the first edition (1934, reprinted 1937) having been destroyed through enemy action and a third reprint called for, it has been necessary to reset the whole book from type. In this new edition the scene from the play of Sir Thomas More [. . .] has been added." - page i. "The Shakespeare Head Shakespeare".