"The Cherry Orchard and Other Plays by Anton Chekhov" is part of the Cameo Classics published by Grosset & Dunlap in the 1930s. This first edition is dated 1935 and contains amazing wood cut by Howard Simon scattered throughout the scripts including a portrait of Chekhov himself. The cover of the vintage book has a raised cameo of the author which is quite a unique feature and was part of the "Cameo Classics" distinguishing characteristics.
Scripts for the following plays are included in the following order:
The Cherry Orchard
This vintage hard cover book has red cloth boards with gold titles and the cameo mentioned before. It is 173 pages in length and is in good vintage condition. There is some mild fading on the cover and considerable fading of the cloth on the spine (as is normal in a cloth bound book of this age). The inside front cover has an owner's name inscribed with the date "Feb 1942". The pages are minimally yellowed and all the illustrations are present. The end papers have some yellowing. The vintage book measures approximately 8 1/4 by 5 3/4 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
A highly collectible book with amazing illustrations.
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Cameo Classics Book THE CHERRY ORCHARD Plays by Anton Chekhov With Wood Engravings by Howard Simon 1930s Russian Plays