The Tragedie of Anthony and Cleopatra. William Shakespeare, T. J. Cobden-Sanderson.
The Tragedie of Anthony and Cleopatra
The Tragedie of Anthony and Cleopatra
The Tragedie of Anthony and Cleopatra

The Tragedie of Anthony and Cleopatra

(Hammersmith): (The Doves Press), 1912. Small quarto, measuring 9.25 x 6.5 inches: [6], 7-140, [4]. Original full limp vellum, spine lettered in gilt. Colophon and list of corrections to the 1623 folio text at rear. Printed in Doves type in red and black ink. Housed in a custom clamshell box.

Doves Press edition of William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, the third of the Doves Shakespeare productions, one of 200 copies on paper out of a total print run of 215. Inspired by Thomas North's great Renaissance translation of Plutarch, and first performed in 1607, the play features one of Shakespeare's most complex heroines: “Age cannot wither her, nor custome stale / Her infinite variety: other women cloy / The appetites they feede, but she makes hungry, / Where most she satisfies." Tidcombe DP-29. A fine copy.

Price: $5,000.00