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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 133

    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). [Works], edited by J. Talfourd Blair. Glasgow: David Bryce and Son, 1904. 39 volumes only (of 40, lacking "The Merchant of Venice"). Wood-engraved frontispieces. Original blue or red limp morocco gilt, top edges gilt. Contained in an 8-compartment revolving pine bookcase topped with a small plaster bust of Shakespeare. Bondy p.114; Spielmann 459; Welsh 6250 etc. The edition was dedicated to Ellen Terry. (39)

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    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). [Works], edited by J. Talfourd Blair. Glasgow: David Bryce and Son, 1904. 39 volumes only (of 40, lacking "The Merchant of Venice"). Wood-engraved frontispieces. Original blue or red limp morocco gilt, top edges gilt. Contained in an 8-compartment revolving pine bookcase topped with a small plaster bust of Shakespeare. Bondy p.114; Spielmann 459; Welsh 6250 etc. The edition was dedicated to Ellen Terry. (39)


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