The Tragedie of Othello the Moor of Venice
San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1956.
San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1956. First Thus. Limited edition of 185 copies on handmade paper, printed from the text of the 1623 first folio. Quarter vellum over marbled boards with gilt to spine. Measuring 380 x 270mm and beautifully illustrated throughout. Widely considered the best of Grabhorn Press's illustrated Shakespeare editions, the present in Fine condition.
Established by brothers Edwin and Robert Grabhorn and featuring the designs and illustrations of Mary Grabhorn, the Grabhorn Press was among the finest U.S. printers from the 1920s-1960s and had a reputation for taking an adventurous approach to printing and illustrating important pieces of literature. Among the finest examples of their over 650 titles was their Tragedie of Othello. (Item #5385)