London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
THE DOVES PRESS -- William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). Venus and Adonis. Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1912. 4° (234 x 166mm). Printed in red and black. Original limp vellum by the Doves Bindery, spine lettered in gilt (slightly bowed). Provenance: Stanley William Sykes (bookplate) -- Herbert Edward Hill (booklabel). ONE OF 200 COPIES ON PAPER. Tidcombe Doves Press DP 30.
Ralph Waldo EMERSON (1803-1882). Essays. Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1906. 4° (235 x 166). Printed in red and black. (Occasional very light spotting.) Original limp vellum by the Doves Bindery, spine lettered in gilt, Mander arms on upper cover. Provenance: Gerald Poynton Mander, Tettenhall Wood, Staffordshire. ONE OF 300 COPIES ON PAPER, from the library of the antiquarian and bibliophile Gerald Mander. Tidcombe Doves Press DP 8. (2)
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