Synopses & Reviews
The collections of the Library of Congress include wonderful visual interpretations, dating from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries, of William Shakespeare's works. This journal presents illustrations by artists such as Edwin Austin Abbey, Elizabeth Shippen Green, Norman Wilkinson of Four Oaks, Averil Burleigh, and Dudley Hardy. Some of the plays illustrated are Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, and Macbeth.
128 ruled pages with ten full-color reproductions and twenty-eight quotations from Shakespeare's plays and sonnets sprinkled throughout. Includes a wraparound elastic ribbon closure and a translucent pocket bound inside the front cover. Uncoated paper suits pen or pencil.