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Narrative poetry, English
Love poetry, English
|Named Person:||William Shakespeare|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Shakespeare; Herbert Farjeon; Bruce Rogers; Louis Untermeyer; A. Colish (Firm),; Limited Editions Club,; Worthy Paper Company,; Russell-Rutter Company,
|Notes:||Volume 1: xviii, 4 unnumbered pages, 115 numbered pages ; volume 2: pages 129-245.
"This edition of The poems of William Shakespeare is published for members of The Limited Editions Club. It was designed by Bruce Rogers (who composed the decorations with printers' flowers) and was printed at the Press of A. Colish in New York. The edition consists of fifteen hundred copies ... signed by Bruce Rogers"--Colophon.
Set in monotype Shakespeare type; Worthy special paper; bound by Russell-Rutter Company. See Limited Editions Club. Bibliography, 1929-1985.
|Description:||2 volumes (xviii, 245 page) ; 33 cm|
|Contents:||Volume 1 Venus and Adonis ; The rape of Lucrece --
Volume 2 Sonnets ; A lover's complaint ; The passionate pilgrim ; Sonnets to sundry notes of music ; The phoenix and turtle.
|Responsibility:||edited by Herbert Farjeon ; with an introduction by Louis Untermeyer.|