Three Plays by Henrik Ibsen, Signed Custom Binding by the Harcourt Bindery
Three Plays by Henrik Ibsen
An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, and Hedda Gabbler
Illustrated by Fredrik Matheson
Published by The Heritage Press, New York in 1965
Signed Custom Binding by the Harcourt Bindery
Binding Details: Signed custom binding by the Harcourt Bindery, Charlestown, Massachusetts bound in three-quarter morocco leather over complimentary cloth covered boards with raised bands to the spine, gilt titles and ruling, and decorative central gold gilt motifs. Single gilt lines to the boards and corners. There are hand-sewn silk endbands with the top page edges gold gilted. The Harcourt Bindery label appears on the bottom of the last free endpaper.
Book Details: Published by The Heritage Press, New York in 1965, Three Plays of Henrik Ibsen: An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, and Hedda Gabbler that features black-and-white and color illustrations by Fredrik Matheson. From the publisher, “Ibsen’s three tragic, domestic plays herald the dawn of modern drama in their painful unraveling of the past and relentless examination of family relationships, light, dark, truth, and idealism.”
Measures approximately 9.875” x 6.75” with 327 pages as well as an introduction by John Gassner.
Condition Report: The binding is in FINE- condition with some minor surface wear to the rear board. Internally, the book is very clean with no signs of previous ownership. Overall, this is a beautiful binding that houses three plays by one of most respected playwrights of the nineteenth century.
A photograph of the binding appears in the photo section of the listing.