5 December 2006
SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Works. Edited by Howard Staunton. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1881.
15 volumes bound in 30, 8o. Numerous illustrations by John Gilbert. Early 19th-century green morocco elaborately gilt by GRABAU corners and center of upper covers set with gilt and purple morocco inlay Tudor rose design, surrounded by a gilt hand-tooled leafy design, corners connected by two gilt fillets, all framed by a single gilt fillet, spine in six compartments, gilt lettered in three, rest with matching gilt and morocco design; silk doublures and linnings, upper turn in stamp signed by Grabau and dated 1916.
LIMITED EDITION, number 821 of 1000 numbered sets. (30)
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