Hard Cover. New York: Composing Room + Graphic Arts Typographers, Inc, 1971. Fine.
Designed by Daniel Haberman. Illustrated by Jack Wolfgang Beck. Special edition. Publisher's quarter black morocco and brown cloth, front board stamped in gilt with author's facsimile signature, lettered in gilt to spine, brown marbled endpapers, publisher's greeting slip marked "Finch Paper" laid in; in the original matching brown slipcase. A fine copy, slipcase with just a touch of toning around the opening. Based on the First Folio edition of 1623, this special edition of The Tempest was published as the fifth volume in a series of annual Shakespearian keepsakes prepared for the friends of the publishers. A comedy, this play tells the story of Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan living on a remote island, as he schemes to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful position. Notably, The Tempest is considered the last play Shakespeare wrote alone.
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