Description - Sonnets and Poems by William Shakespeare
This beautifully designed edition of Shakespeare's sonnets and poems is part of a series offering the best-loved classics in fine volumes, with colourful cloth bindings, and produced to the highest standards, for under 20 pounds. Instead of a normal dust jacket, there are decorated cloth covers with a printed illustration wrapping around the book. Coloured page tops, decorated endpapers, meticulous line-by-line typesetting and thick acid-free paper are among the elements that differ from a standard hardback, to give these editions extra appeal with all the crafted virtues of a good book. The result is quality of design and production that adds to the pleasure of reading and makes each book a desirable object in itself. For anyone interested in a fine edition of a favourite work, this makes an attractive volume for the bookshelf or an authentic and distinctive present.
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(234mm x 156mm x mm)
White's Books Ltd
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Book Reviews - Sonnets and Poems by William Shakespeare
Author Biography - William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was born in 1564, in Stratford upon Avon, and died in 1616. This edition of sonnets and poems includes the narrative poems Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece which established Shakespeare's reputation when they appeared in 1593-4. The short poem, 'The Phoenix and the Turtle' appeared alongside the work of others in Love's Martyr, published in 1601. The Sonnets were published with A Lover's Complaint in 1609.