14 April 2004
SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). Sonnets. Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1909.
Small 4o (231 x 165 mm). Printed in red and black. Three wood-engraved capitals by Noel Rooke and Eric Gill. Original red morocco gilt, by Cobden Sanderson for the Doves Bindery, signed on rear turn in "19 C - S 12" (chip at foot of spine, joints a bit rubbed). Provenance: inscribed by John Fleming to Donald and Mary Hyde: "To Mary & Don on their 17th Wedding Anniversary -- John Fleming Set. 16, 1956."
LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies on paper from an edition of 265. Tomkinson 18.
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