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Shakespeare, William
THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE. EDINBURGH: T. AND A. CONSTABLE, 1903
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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146
Shakespeare, William
THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE. EDINBURGH: T. AND A. CONSTABLE, 1903
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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Shakespeare, William
THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE. EDINBURGH: T. AND A. CONSTABLE, 1903
19 volumes (of 20), small folio. Titles printed in red and black with printer's woodcut device, numerous hand-drawn, painted, and illuminated foliate head- and tailpieces, borders, and section titles throughout, extra-illustrated with approximately 118 hand-colored and plain engravings. Full dark green crushed morocco panelled gilt, cornerpieces inlaid with the white and red roses of the Houses of York and Lancaster, central gilt armorial inlaid with red morocco, spines with raised bands in six compartments gilt and inlaid with white and red roses, dentelles richly panelled in gilt with emblematic cornerpieces of music, comedy, drama, and Shakespeare's monogram, doublures and guards of red watered silk, top edges gilt; light fading to spines.
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ANNE HATHAWAY EDITION OF THE EXTRA ILLUSTRATED HENLEY SHAKESPEARE, number 11 of 50 sets. Fine original watercolor and ink drawings by H.C. Green, and elaborately illuminated in watercolor, silver and gold in an Art Nouveau style.

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