Shekusupīa monogatari ["Tales from Shakespeare"]
Seikōsha henshūbu [edited by]; Koyatsu, K. [illustrated by]; [Lamb, Charles, Shakespeare, William (original texts by)].
Tōkyō: Seikōkan, Taishō 12 .
An abridged selection of plays from Shakespeare, including (but not limited to) Macbeth, Othello, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, and Twelfth Night, translated into Japanese from Charles Lamb's English edition. The book includes brief biographies of Shakespeare and Lamb and two illustrated plates by K. Koyatsu, an unidentified artist.
One Western-bound volume, complete. Original wrappers, mellowed, a few chips to extremities, illustration tipped-in to upper. Very small loss to margin of title. Occasional small marks to text. Most pages uncut. 4, 8, 2, 386 p. 20 x 13.8 cm.