"Art Gift Book" copy of Shakespeare's Comedy of The Merchant of Venice. Published by the George H. Doran Company in New York for Hodder & Stoughton.
The publishing date is not available as the page has been cut out but the book was likely published in the early 20th century.
The jacket of the book has some curling and small tears but underneath the jacket is the real treasure! The hard cover is embossed in a deep blue with gold lettering.
The illustrations by Sir James D. Linton, R.I. are exquisite and in excellent condition.
This book would make - as it suggests - a great gift.