Hamlet: Prince of Denmark

Pictures and note courtesy of Dick Blacher. Commentary courtesy of Paul Jackson

Hamlet Prince of Denmark

by Shakespeare, 1902

Note: #54 of 100. This book has a unique variegated pattern on the leather. The binding is believed to be by Louis Herman Kinder.

 This book measures 10" x 8" and has 172 pages. The body of the text is Bruce Roman printed on Roycroft handmade watermarked paper. The binding is paper over boards with a suede spine. A few of this edition were illuminated and some bindings also had suede corners. The edition of 100, shown above was printed on Imperial Japan Vellum and bound 3/4 Levant. This book above was listed in the 1902 and 1903 catalogs and sold for $25.00

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