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3482T Marlborough
November 2, 2020 12:00 PM - November 12, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

Three Poetical Works.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3482T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 02, 2020 12:00PM


Three Poetical Works. Shakespeare, William (1564-1616), The Works of Shakespear, London: Sold by A. Manson, et al.,18th century, seven volumes (volume 3 missing) half-bound in red-brown morocco with marbled paper, gilt-lettered on spine, frontispiece with full-length portrait of Shakespeare standing in a niche, 7 x 4 1/4 in.; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616), The Norton Facsimile: The First Folio of Shakespeare, New York: Norton & Company, 1996, bound in red cloth with a red cloth slipcase, 14 1/4 x 10 in.; Chaucer, Geoffrey (1343-1400), The Poems of Geoffrey Chaucer, Chiswick, C. Whittingham, 1822, five volumes half-bound in tan leather with marbled paper, gilt head edge, gilt-lettered and gilt-stamped on spine, frontispiece with medallion portrait of Chaucer in volume one, 7 x 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

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Norton & Company, William, C. Whittingham, A. Manson, London