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    Sale 7545

    A Town House in Mayfair

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 706

    SHAKESPEARE, William. The Works of William Shakespeare, containing his plays and poems. London: G.G. & J. Robinson, 1797. 7 volumes, large 8°. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco, covers with an outer border of a triple gilt rule enclosing a rolled tooled scroll, flat spines ruled in gilt into 6 compartments, lettered in 3, central device in top compartment, the other 2 with dotted tool pattern, gilt edges, gilt turn-ins (extremities very lightly rubbed). Provenance: Mardsen J. Perry (bookplate). EXCELLENT COPY IN AN EXTREMELY HANDSOME BINDING. (7)

    Price Realised  

    SHAKESPEARE, William. The Works of William Shakespeare, containing his plays and poems. London: G.G. & J. Robinson, 1797. 7 volumes, large 8°. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco, covers with an outer border of a triple gilt rule enclosing a rolled tooled scroll, flat spines ruled in gilt into 6 compartments, lettered in 3, central device in top compartment, the other 2 with dotted tool pattern, gilt edges, gilt turn-ins (extremities very lightly rubbed). Provenance: Mardsen J. Perry (bookplate). EXCELLENT COPY IN AN EXTREMELY HANDSOME BINDING. (7)


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