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Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) The Works

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) The Works. New York: Nonesuch Press, 1929-1933.
Seven large octavo volumes, bound in full tan niger morocco, copy number 1520 of the limited edition of 1600, designed by Francis Meynell, printed in England by Walter Lewis, edited by Herbert Farjeon, ex libris Alexander Peckover, with his bookplate, spines faded to different degrees, 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. (7)
Estimate $600-800


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Nonesuch Press, Alexander Peckover, Francis Meynell, Herbert Farjeon, Walter Lewis, United Kingdom

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