JAMESON, Anna. Shakespeare's Heroines. London: George Bell & Sons, 1897.
8vo. Original pebble-blue cloth decorated in an art-nouveau floral design in cream and green to upper board and spine and lettering in gilt to spine and upper cover; upper edge gilt, else untrimmed; pp. ix, 341; with 26 photographic portraits of famous actors in character; some bruises to corners and a little rubbing to head and foot of spine with the odd mark; internally quite clean, save from some offsetting and previous ownership inscription to ff end paper and some spotting/ browning to the title. Still a very attractive copy.
First edition of this pretty collection of the most important female characters within Shakespeare's works, including Ophelia, Lady Macbeth, Juliet and Cordelia.