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SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Tragedie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke. Weimar: Cranach Press, 1930.
SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Tragedie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke. Weimar: Cranach Press, 1930.
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SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Tragedie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke. Weimar: Cranach Press, 1930.

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SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Tragedie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke. Weimar: Cranach Press, 1930.

Limited edition, number 230 of 300 copies, from a total edition of 322, on Maillol-Kessler hand-made paper. This edition of Shakespeare’s Hamlet is regarded as one of the most ambitious examples of 20th-century book art. Gill Eric Gill (1991) 341.

Folio (358 x 235mm). Title and half-title printed from type by Eric Gill. Title and text printed in red and black, woodcut half-title illustration and woodcut illustrations by and after Edward Gordon Craig, one printed in blue, another finished by hand in red. Original cloth-backed boards, paper label on spine, uncut; pocket on lower pastedown containing J. Dover Wilson's ‘Notes on the Text of Shakespeare's Hamlet, 1604’.
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