• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    SHAKESPEARE, William. The Tragedie of Macbeth. With an introduction by Harley Granville-Barker. Stratford: The Shakespeare Head Press for Ernest Benn Limited, 1923.

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    SHAKESPEARE, William. The Tragedie of Macbeth. With an introduction by Harley Granville-Barker. Stratford: The Shakespeare Head Press for Ernest Benn Limited, 1923.

    2o. Illustrated by Charles Ricketts. Contemporary morocco gilt, spine gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, by Zaehnsdorf (spine darkened, very minor rubbing along joints); board slipcase (worn, with some tears along edges).

    LIMITED EDITION, number 87 of 100 copies printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott paper and signed by Granville-Barker, Ricketts, and the art editor Albert Rutherston.


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