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Shakespeare's The tragedie of Macbeth : printed from the folio of 1623

William Shakespeare

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: Ernest Benn, 1923

Physical Description

lix, 84 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. (8 col.) ; 33 cm. (Lge 4°).

Series Title

The Players' Shakespeare

General Note

Spine title: Macbeth
"There are two editions. The one, strictly limited to one hundred signed copies for sale and six copies not for sale, numbered respectively 1 to 100 and I to VI, is printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper and bound either in vellum or in oasis morocco by Zaehnsdorf. The other edition, printed on pure rag paper, is strictly limited to four hundred and fifty copies for sale and fifty copies not for sale, numbered respectively 101 to 550 and VII to LVI"-- p.[vii].
"The introductions are by Mr Harley Granville-Barker. The volumes have been printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford-upon-Avon, under the direction of Mr B. H. Newdigate, and the coloured illustrations have been carried out in facsimile collotype by Messrs Whittingham & Griggs. The line blocks are by Messrs Emery Walker. The edition is under the art-editorship of Mr Albert Rutherston. This volume is illustrated by Mr Charles Ricketts, A.R.A."-- p.[vii].

Name as Subject


Illustrated books