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Tales from Shakespeare by Charles & Mary Lamb 1966


Title: Tales from Shakespeare
Author: Charles & Mary Lamb
Publisher: Dent Dutton
Publication Date: 1966
Format: Hardcover
Condition: This book is in a good condition for its age other than some minor signs of wear. Age spots to text-block and endpapers, inscription to endpaper, otherwise clean pages.

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Reader's note

Looking for beautiful vintage books to stand out on your bookshelf? This decoratively covered 1966 illustrated edition of Tales From Shakespeare would be a charming addition to any home library. Written by Charles and Mary Lamb in 1807, intended "for the use of young persons", while retaining as much Shakespearean language as possible. Mary was responsible for retelling the comedies and Charles the tragedies. They omitted the more complex historical tales, including all Roman plays, and modified those they chose to retell in a manner sensitive to the needs of young children, but without resorting to actual censoring. Enjoy twenty of Shakespeare's plays: The Tempest; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Winter's Tale; Much Ado About Nothing; As You Like It; The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice; Cymbeline; King Lear; Macbeth; All's Well That Ends Well; The Taming of the Shrew; The Comedy of Errors; Measure for Measure; Twelfth Night; Timon of Athens; Romeo and Juliet; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Pericles; Othello. The perfect gift for all lovers of classic literature and rare, vintage books!