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Mr. Macready Produces " As You Like it ": a prompt-book Study

Author: Shattuck, Charles H.; William Shakespeare.
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Price: $15.00
Publisher: Beta Phi Mu [ University of Illinois Library School ]
Publisher Location: Urbana, IL
Book Condition: VG
Binding: Hardcover
Edition: First Edition
Pub Date: 1962
Beta Phi Mu Chapbook Number Five/Six; introduction by Charles Shattuck. 1st edition, 8vo, burgundy cloth with paper title label; a facsimile of William Charles Macready's directing copy of "As You Like It" [staged during the season of 1842-43 in Drury Lane Theatre], with illustrations of the stage, costumes, color frontispiece of Mr. Macready as Jaques. Condition is VERY GOOD / no jacket: very slightly cocked, light spotting to top page edge, owner bookplate and note on half-title page, internally clean and tight.