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As You Like It.

SHAKESPEARE (William).

SHAKESPEARE (William).

As You Like It.

Introduction by Peter Brook. Décor and Costumes by Savador Dali.

Eight colour plates, the text in black and green.

Small 4to. Newly bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full purple morocco, the covers with a gilt roll running around three sides and with eight geometric shapes composed of green, yellow and orange morocco onlays and gilt, silver and black fillets and gouges, and a circular red morocco onlay at the centre tooled in gilt, smooth spine lettered downwards in gilt, the turn-ins tooled with the gilt roll, purple, green and black decorated endleaves, gilt edges.
London: The Folio Society, 1959.

This is the second impression, having been first published in 1953. The design of the binding was inspired by Dali's illustration of the "Back-Cloth: The Forest" (plate 3).

Stock no. 4071

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Price: £1750

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