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

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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…

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The left cropped image of a two page woodcut spread by Simon Brett featuring Thaïsa reuniting with Pericles and Marina. The type-setting was performed by Crispin Elsted. The paper is Zerkal paper.

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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…

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A cropped image of the right portion of a two page spread, featuring the first storm scene in Pericles. The vengeful Poseidon stirs up the tempest to impede our hero Pericles. Simon Brett engraved this woodcut. The type-setting and design was…

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A cropped image from a two page spread, featuring Simon Brett's comic vignettes of Antiochus' incestuous relationship and the severed heads of potential courters for his daughter. The type-setting was performed by Crispin Elsted. The paper is Zerkal…

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A cropped image of the left portion of a two page spread, featuring the first storm scene in Pericles. Pericles stands aboard a rocking deck, shouting his lines at a vengeful Poseidon. Simon Brett engraved this woodcut. The type-setting and design…

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A cropped image of the left page from a two page spread, featuring a courtly dance in Pericles, Prince of Tyre. Simon Brett engraved this woodcut. The type-setting was performed by Crispin Elsted. Pericles is the centre figure. The paper is Zerkal…

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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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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.

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An image of Simon Brett's engraving featuring Diana descending upon a slumbering Pericles. The paper is Zerkal paper.

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A cropped image of Simon Brett's portrait of an aged Pericles with Crispin Elsted's type-set beneath, all on Zerkal paper. Brett carved the image from wood supplied by Barbarian Press. There are a series of these portraits throughout the book to…

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Cropped image of Simon Brett's woodcut imprint of Antiochus' incestuous relationship with his daughter. In this edition, Brett frequenlty uses comic-book style images to imply the "dumbshows" or mime work which would have likely occurred in the…

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Title page of The Regent: A Tragedy

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Title page of Harvest-Home: A Comic Opera in Two Acts as performed, with universal applause, at the Theatre-Royal in the Hay-Market

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Title page of The Adventurers: A Farce in Two Acts 

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Title page of The Dupe: A Comedy by Frances Chamberlain Sheridan. Published in 1764, this leaflet is the oldest of the plays in this collection

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Title page of The Maid of the Oaks: A New Dramatic Entertainment 

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Title page of The Miser: A Comedy

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Title page of Love in the East: or, Adventures of Twelve Hours: A Comic Opera in Three Acts
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