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Hardback, Tall 8vo, size approx 9.5 x 6.5 inches. In navy blue full calf leather binding with red leather spine label lettered in gilt, raised banding and extensive gilt decoration to spine, gilt paneling and gilt vignette to front. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Admiralty prize binding. Spine faded and a little rubbed. Corners slightly rubbed. Minor rubbing to rear board. Ends of spine slightly rubbed. Small glue repair to top of front hinge. Prize bookplate to front endpaper “Cadet R. Oliver, 1920, Presented by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.” Some light foxing to endpapers, with a few odd spots to page edges, Else a very clean and tight copy. Eyre & Spottiswoode binders label to rear. ---- Beautifully bound edition of Shakespeare. Very fine binding. 1003pp. With an engraved frontis portrait.
Title: The Works of William Shakespeare. Edited with a scrupulous revision of the text.
Publisher: London, Bickers & Son, 1903:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 77855
Keywords: SHAKESPEARE William Shakespeare, CHARLES COWDEN CLARKE, MARY COWDEN CLARKE, Works, Fine Binding, Admiralty prize binding, leather, full tree, 1903, Bickers & Son, navy blue full calf leather, gilt vignette, decorative, Eyre & Spottiswoode, binders label