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Two tall quarto sized Zerkal pages containing the title page information of Barbarian Press's edition of Pericles.The type-faces are Poliphilus and Bando. The pale blue calligraphy, centre page, was drawn by Andrea Taylor.

David Garrick's revision of the death scene in Romeo and Juliet. Veering from the original, Garrick's version has Juliet wake before Romeo's death, allowing the lovers a final farewell.

Purple goat leather cover of The Play of Pericles Prince of Tyre. Stamped gold title. Tall quarto format.

Two tall, quarto size, Zerkal pages containing portraits of a young Pericles and Thaïsa, with surrounding text. The type-face is Poliphilus and Bando.

One tall quarto sized piece of Zerkal paper with a portrait of an old Pericles, a column of text printed in Poliphilus and Bando, and a small image of Marina and another woman.

Thomas Gainsborough's 1769 portrait of David Garrick with a bust of Shakespeare

Benjamin Wilson's 1753 painting of David Garrick and George Anne Bellamy in "Romeo and Juliet", Act V, Scene iii, depicting Juliet awaking before Romeo's death

William Hogarth's 1745 painting of David Garrick as Richard III in Act V Scene III of Shakespeare's play. Before the Battle of Bosworth, Richard wakes haunted by the ghosts of those he has murdered.

Two quarto size Zerkal pages with Andrea Taylor's calligraphic presentation of the Gower's opening lines.

Two Zerkal pages containing an image of Pericles and Marina reuniting after years of separation, surrounded by text. The image came from a woodcut carved by Simon Brett.

Woodcut imprint of jousting scene from Pericles spanning two tall quarto sized pages of Zerkal paper, surrounding text in Poliphilus and Blado type-face.

First two pages of Garrick's version of Romeo and Juliet showing the list of dramatis personæ (Garrick and Susannah Cibber starred in this production) and the beginning of Act I Scene I.

A two page spread of the first storm scene from Pericles printed on two tall quarto size Zerkal pages. Images are printed from woodcuts, engraved by Simon Brett. The type-faces are Poliphilus and Bando.

Woodcut imprint of Thaïsa and Pericles reunited from Pericles spanning two tall quarto sized pages of Zerkal paper, surrounding text in Poliphilus and Blado type-face.

A tall quarto sized Zerkal page with a woodcut imprint of the goddess Diana descending upon a sleeping Pericles.

Dedication to David Garrick by the author of The Duenna, contained within the script

A cropped image of the title page for Pericles, Prince of Tyre. The type-faces are Poliphilus and Blado. The title itself is in purple--a thematic color for this particular edition. The light gray lettering in the centre of the spread is…

The right page of a two page spread featuring Simon Brett's engraving of Pericles and Marina being reunited with Thaïsa. This is the second version of the woodcut--the first was rejected by Jan Elsted, who thought Pericles' expression could be more…

A cropped image of a two page spread, featuring a portrait of Pericles engraved by Simon Brett. The type-setting was performed by Crispin Elsted. The paper is Zerkal paper.

A cropped image of a two page spread, featuring Pericles and Thaïsa dancing. The image is printed from an engraving done by Simon Brett. The type-setting was performed by Crispin Elsted. The paper is Zerkal paper.
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