William Shakespeare’s "Merchant of Venice,"with Illustrations by Sir James D. Linton[LINTON, Sir James D., illustrator]. SHAKESPEARE, [William]. Shakespeare's Comedy of The Merchant of Venice. With Illustrations by Sir James D. Linton, R.I. London: Hodder & Stoughton, .Limited to 500 numbered copies (this copy being No. 130), signed by the artist. Large quarto (11 1/8 x 9 inches; 283 x 228 mm). xxxiv, 143, [1, printer’s imprint] pp. Mounted color vignette on title and thirty-six mounted color plates (including frontispiece), with descriptive tissue guards. Title printed in red and black.Original vellum over boards with front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt and spine lettered in gilt. Silk ties renewed. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Boards very slightly bowed. A near fine copy, internally clean and tight.With an Introduction by novelist, poet, anthologist, and literary critic, A[rthur].T[homas]. Quiller-Couch."The Season's Gift Books. An Embarrassment of Riches in the Way of Good Reading, Old and New, Set off with Attractive Illustrations. Artistic Printing and Binding.From Hodder & Stoughton come two large, luxurious Shakespeare volumes, 'As You Like It' and 'The Merchant of Venice,' ($4.50 each)… For each one A.T. Quiller-Couch writes an extended and interpretative story of the play. But the particular feature of these books is their copious illustration, 'As You Like it' by Hugh Thompson, and 'The Merchant of Venice,' by Sir James D. Linton, P.R.I. [President, Royal Institute]…" (New York Times, Dec. 5, 1909). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Shakespeare's Comedy of The Merchant of ...
Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909.
Publication Date: 1909
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton 0, New York and London. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Sir James D. Linton, RI (illustrator). First Thus. Blue-gray buckram, lettered in gilt, elaborately decorated in dark blue. Dampstaining has darkened portions of lower front cover and spine panel, turned lower back cover mostly medium blue, with cloth rubbed/faded along bottom front edge. Toned text block edges. Dampstaining is very obvious on front pastedown, rear endsheet, front blank but does not otherwise affect interior. Lacking front flyleaf. Foxing to several early and late leaves, interior generally clean, with light, scattered foxing. vii,144 pp., illus. w/ 16 tipped-in color plates, all present and bright, without creases or tears. No longer the most attractive copy, but complete and intact in all essentials. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 037155
Book Description New York & London: Hodder & Stoughton. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. Undated; published ca. 1910-1920. First edition, thus. Small quarto in its original dust jacket and bound in blue-gray cloth with gilt lettering & elaborate black decorations. Tipped-in color plates. Condition: DJ chipped & soiled; slight rubbing to edges of binding; else very good in fair DJ. 144 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 303671
Book Description London; Hodder & Stoughton; N.d. c.?, 1920. Hardcover. 4to. Hardback. xxxiv, 144pp. This edition has 24 beautiful tipped in colour plates of paintings by Sir James Linton, with tissue guards. Introduction by A. Quiller-Couch. Original brown cloth boards with red illustration and black titles to front, gilt titles to spine. Rear hinge a bit weak, inscription on front paste-down, o/w a Very Good copy. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 3117
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 171775 No publication date stated. Quarto. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine and front; decorative gilt portrait also on front board. Tipped in colour plates including frontis. Bookseller Inventory # IM171775
Book Description Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1909. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Sir James D Linton (illustrator). First Edition Thus. Very good book in green cloth covers with bright gilt titles to front and spine; silhouette of a Doge [?] in a gilt roundel to the front. Internally very good and free of inscriptions; beautifully illustrated with thirty-six tipped-in colour plates with titled tissue guards [all present];; binding sound; very little foxing except for some to end papers; xxxiv + 144 pp + plates and guards. Bookseller Inventory # 028853
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton, London. Decorated Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Linton, Sir James D. (illustrator). N.d. [c. 1910]. xxxiv, 144 pp. Gilt decorated green cloth. Waterstain to front cover. Blindstamped 'Presentation Copy' to title-page. Tipped-in colour illustrations by James D. Linton. Bookseller Inventory # 5478