Hamish Hamilton, 1976, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: William Dobell -- Cover Art
685 g.; X, 452 pages, last two pages blank. Maroon coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. A little something to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Browning and foxing to the text block edge. Light age toning and offset tanning to the endpapers and age toning of the internal text. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of William Dobell's painting of Anthony Quayle portraying Falstaff, with red and white titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. There is a small split, 0.25 ", to the lower right-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. One of the most memorable of all Shakespeare's characters is Falstaff, in this book the author has written a book about Falstaff, and the England that he inhabited. The complete title page reads " Falstaff; Being Acta Domini Johannis Fastolfs, All Life and Valiant Deeds of Sir John Faustoff, or the Hundred Days War, As Told by Sir John Fastolf, K.G., to his secretarys William Worcester, Stephen Scrope, Fr Brackley, Christopher Hanson, Luke Nanton, John Bussard, and Peter Basset; now first transcribed, arranged, and edited in modern spelling by Robert Nye.". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: William Dobell -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 0109682.