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Pete Fry

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Romeo and Juliet


Romeo and Juliet. Pub. Batsford 1936 First Edition. Signed by Oliver Messel. Rare signed. Oliver Messel (illustrator). A beautifully illustrated edition of Romeo and Juliet, with designs by Oliver Messel, a prominent stage designer. With the designs of Oliver Messel (1904-1978), an important stage designer. .Illustrated with tipped-in illustrations in colour, as well as plates in monochrome.A truly delightful edition demonstrating the work of Messel, accompanying one of the most haunting and adored tales in the English language. Near fine copy with no inscriptions and no tears to wrapper. Price unclipped. A lovely gem.