Hard Cover. New York: Composing Room + Graphic Arts Typographers, Inc, 1972. Fine.
Designed by Daniel Haberman. Illustrated by Jack Wolfgang Beck. Special edition. Publisher's quarter black morocco and gray cloth, stamped to front board in gilt with Shakespeare's facsimile signature, lettered in gilt to spine, gray marbled endpapers, printed on laid paper; in the publisher's gray cloth-covered slipcase. A fine copy; slipcase very lightly toned to extremities. Shakespeare's longest play and one of his most popular works, this tragedy tells the story of Prince Hamlet of Denmark, as he is summoned by his father's ghost to avenge his murder at the hands of his Uncle Claudius. This special edition is based on the text as it appeared in the First Folio of 1623, and was published as the sixth volume in a series of annual Shakespearian keepsakes prepared for the friends of the publishers.