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Fore-edge Paintings, Shakespeare, Two Volumes.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
243
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Fore-edge Paintings, Shakespeare, Two Volumes.
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, London: Moxon, 1848, large octavo, with a portrait of Shakespeare painted on the fore-edge, in full green morocco, gilt-tooled spine, decased, 9 x 6 in.; and an undated Works, London: Warne, octavo, with a fore-edge painting of Shakespeare's birthplace, dark green morocco, blind stamped, lettered in gilt on the spine, 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (2)
Estimate $300-400


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