London, South Kensington
22 September 2000
SHAKESPEARE, William. Works, Stratford-on-Avon: The Shakespeare Head Press, 1904-07. 10 volumes, 4°, portrait frontispieces, titles printed in red and black, contemporary half red morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, spines gilt in compartments (some spines a little sunfaded, occasional light rubbing), t.e.g., prize label of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and with their arms stamped in gilt on upper covers. NO. 291 OF 1,000 COPIES. Jaggard p.557; Tomkinson p.229.
GREEN, John Richard. A Short History of the English People, London: Macmillan and Co., 1902. 4 volumes, 4°, half titles, plates and illustrations, a few coloured, contemporary half red calf gilt by Riviere & Son, spines gilt in compartments (extremities very lightly rubbed), t.e.g. (14)
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