'Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more.' This edition of Shakespeare's Henry V is a pocket-sized, hardback volume containing the complete and unabridged text of the play, an introduction, a glossary of Shakespearean vocabulary and a bibliography. Published in the Collector's Library series, the book is linen-bound, with gilt-edged pages and a silk marker.
Othello, The Moor of Venice
This edition of Othello, the great tragedy of 'the green-ey'd monster', is a pocket-sized, hardback volume containing the complete and unabridged text of the play, an introduction, a glossary of Shakespearean vocabulary and a bibliography. Published in the Collector's Library series, the book is linen-bound, with gilt-edged pages and a silk marker.
Poetry of the First World War
Edited and with a substantial introduction by Marcus Clapham, this anthology is arranged alphabetically by poet and includes both obscure soldier-poets and the great writers of the war years such as Edward Thomas, Siegfried Sassoon, Isaac Rosenberg and Wilfred Owen. A final section provides brief biographical notes on the poets.
The Prince and the Art of War
During Machiavelli’s lifetime, his fame rested on The Art of War rather than The Prince; although written with the situation in Florence in mind, his practical military treatise was influential throughout Europe. It promotes the concept of war as an extension of politics, and the necessity of a state army, trained, disciplined and deployed on the classical Roman model. The Art of War accompanies The Prince in this Collector’s Library edition.
Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751
Set in the wild West Highlands soon after the Jacobite Risings, this famous adventure follows orphaned David Balfour as he is kidnapped, shipwrecked and on the run from the Redcoats. Kidnapped is presented here in a pocket-sized, hardback edition is from the Collectors Library, a series that presents classic works of literature, complete and unabridged, with either a short introduction or an afterword by a literary scholar. Bound in maroon linen, with gilt-edged pages, a silk marker and dust jacket.
The Wind in the Willows (Illustrated in Colour)
Kenneth Grahame's tale of Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad was first published in 1908 and has been a children's favourite ever since. This Collector’s Library edition includes the original illustrations by Arthur Rackham, hand coloured by Barbara Frith, and the introduction by AA Milne. This pocket-sized, hardback edition is bound in dark green linen, with gilt-edged pages, a silk marker and dust jacket.