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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 560

    [NONESUCH PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William. The Works ... The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings, edited by Herbert Farjeon. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929-33.

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    [NONESUCH PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William. The Works ... The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings, edited by Herbert Farjeon. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929-33.

    7 volumes, 8o. (Some light marginal browning at beginnings and ends). Original niger, covers ruled and spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt (some light darkening to spine and edges). Provenance: Kenneth T. Gemmell (bookplate).

    LIMITED EDITION, number 565 of 1,600 copies. Nonesuch Century 58 ("The Shakespeare represents the chef d'oeuvre, of the Nonesuch Press ... This is the finest of all editions of our greatest poet"). (7)


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