Hamlet: Prince of Denmark
Pictures and note courtesy of Dick Blacher. Commentary courtesy of Paul Jackson
Hamlet Prince of Denmark
by Shakespeare, 1902
Note: #54 of 100. This book has a unique variegated pattern on the leather. The binding is believed to be by Louis Herman Kinder.
This book measures 10" x 8" and has 172 pages. The body of the text is Bruce Roman printed on Roycroft handmade watermarked paper. The binding is paper over boards with a suede spine. A few of this edition were illuminated and some bindings also had suede corners. The edition of 100, shown above was printed on Imperial Japan Vellum and bound 3/4 Levant. This book above was listed in the 1902 and 1903 catalogs and sold for $25.00
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