London: William Heinemann; New York: Doubleday, Page & Co.,
Illustrations by Arthur Rackham (1867-1939).
Rackham was perhaps best known for his illustrations for gift
"I will sing, that they shall hear I am not afraid"
"I am that merry wanderer of the night"
|Shakespeare's Comedy of The
London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1908?]
Illustrated by Edmund Dulac (1882-1953).
Dulac was particularly interested in illustrating fantasies and
Act III, Scene III.
Ariel. You are three men of sin
Act I, Scene II.
Ariel. Full fathom five thy father lies;
Of his bones are coral made;
Those are pearls that were his eyes
Act II, Scene II.
For every trifle are they set upon me
|The Merry Wives of
London: William Heinemann, 1910.
Illustrated by Hugh Thomson (1860-1920).
|Shakespeare's Comedy of Twelfth
Night or What You Will
New York and London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1914?]
Illustrations by W. Heath Robinson (1872-1944).
'Yet you will be hanged for being so long absent'
'I am slain by a fair cruel maid'
|The Tragedie of
London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1923.
The preface to this work from The Players' Shakespeare set
states that the works are "illustrated by artists interested in
the modern stage, whose object has been to aid in creating for
the reader the atmosphere of the ideal dramatic representation".
It is a good example of illustrators depicting scenes from
productions rather than directly from the text of the play. This
volume was illustrated by Albert Rutherston (1881-1953), who was
also a stage designer.
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