The Essential Shakespeare.
Selected and with an introduction by Ted Hughes.Hopewell, New Jersey: The Ecco Press, 1991 Stock Code: 143416
First edition, first printing. Presentation copy to the author's sister Olwyn Hughes, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "For Olwyn love Ted 9th March 1992". Hughes was very close to his sister Olwyn. After Plath's suicide in 1963 Olwyn helped to bring up their children, became her brother's literary agent, established the Rainbow Press with Ted in 1971 to produce fine press editions of his works, and remained devoted to him her entire life.
Octavo. Original black quarter cloth, spine lettered in gilt, blue paper-backed sides. With the dust jacket.
Light soiling to endpapers and edges, else a very good copy in the dust jacket, lightly soiled, a little stained at foot.
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