c1889 - The Heroines of Shakespeare; Their Moral, Poetical and Historical Characteristics
By Mrs. Anna Jameson
John E. Potter & Company
Contents include profiles/ info on Portia, Isabella, Beatrice, & Rosalind as Characters of Intellect. Characters of Passion and Imagination include Juliet, Helena, Perdita, Viola, Ophelia & Miranda. Characters of Affection include Hermione, Desdemona, Imogene, & Cordelia. Historical Characters include Cleopatra, Octavia, Volumnia, Constance of Bretagne, Elinor of Guinness, Blanche of Castle, Margaret of Anjou, Katherine of Arragon & Lady MacBeth.
Stunning binding in an ivory cloth with green & gilt illustrated detail to front board and spine, some spotting discoloration to ivory cloth per photo from sun exposure, illustrated frontispiece with tissue guard, binding tight, inside front board as some tear to endpaper as per photo, gilt to all page edges, twenty-four full-page steel engravings with tissue guards, 340pp.
Size: 7 1/4” x 10”
A very beautiful piece from the past!