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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 115

    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Dramatic Works edited by Joseph Rann. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1786 [-91-n.d.]. 6 volumes, 8°. Contemporary calf gilt, black lettering pieces on spines (rather worn). Provenance: Cuthbert Fisher (early 19th-century signature on endpapers).

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    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Dramatic Works edited by Joseph Rann. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1786 [-91-n.d.]. 6 volumes, 8°. Contemporary calf gilt, black lettering pieces on spines (rather worn). Provenance: Cuthbert Fisher (early 19th-century signature on endpapers).

    HOGARTH, William (1697-1764). Hogarth Illustrated from his own Manuscripts. London: Boydell, 1812. 3 volumes, 8°. Engraved titles, frontispieces and numerous plates and illustrations (lacks the plate of Time smoking a picture, a little foxing and spotting). Later 19th-century green straight-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges (vol.I & II rubbed, vol.III rather worn and with its upper cover detached).

    And 2 other volumes including Dr Johnson's Table-Talk (London, 1798). (11)


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