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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 281

    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Sonnets. London: Robt. Rivière and Son, Ltd., 1928. Square 8° (181 x 135mm). Half title, printed in blue and black. VERY FINELY-BOUND IN MODERN "COSWAY"-STYLE RED MOROCCO GILT BY BAYNTUN RIVIERE, with an oval portrait of Shakespeare on "ivornene" inset into the upper cover, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges, marbled endpapers, slipcase.

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    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Sonnets. London: Robt. Rivière and Son, Ltd., 1928. Square 8° (181 x 135mm). Half title, printed in blue and black. VERY FINELY-BOUND IN MODERN "COSWAY"-STYLE RED MOROCCO GILT BY BAYNTUN RIVIERE, with an oval portrait of Shakespeare on "ivornene" inset into the upper cover, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges, marbled endpapers, slipcase.


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