Shakespeare's Comedy of The Merchant of Venice 1894
Shakespeare's Comedy of The Merchant of Venice. Edited, with Notes, By William J. Rolfe, Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York, 1894.
Shakespeare's great comedy in late 19th-century edition. The story is centered around Antonio, a prosperous merchant, and Shylock, a miserly moneylender. Edited, and with end notes by William J. Rolfe, who has supplied an uncredited introduction and summary of the life and works of Shakespeare. Liberally illustrated with black & white engravings, and with appendix containing addenda and index of words explained.
Brown hardcover with gilt title. Nice cover with just mild soil. Mild crease at inside cover top. And a child scribbled the very last illustration with pencil & one of the rear endpapers. Secure binding with clean pages (except where noted). 6-3/4 x 5 with 173 pp. plus ads.