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King Lear

1930
Illustrated by John Yunge-Bateman (English, 20th century), Author William Shakespeare (English, 1564–1616), Intro by Gilbert Keith Chesterton (English, 1874–1936), Publisher David Magee (American, 20th century), Printer Curwen Press (English, founded in 1863)


Place of Publication: San Francisco, California, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 34.3 x 27.8 x 2.5 cm (13 1/2 x 10 15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

63.1424

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten photomechanical relief prints.

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(San Francisco: David Magee, 1930) 34.3 cm; x pp. [2 ff.] 134 pp.; publisher’s original Gilt-stamped blue cloth.


San Francisco: David Magee, 1930

Provenance

Anonymous donor, by whom given to MFA, September 18, 1963.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift