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Hardback, approx 8 x 6 inches. Maroon cloth binding to spine. Exquisite black decorative deep paper maché boards, with maroon cameo-style profile-portrait inset to front and monogram to rear. Red endpapers. Gilt inner dentelles to boards. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to ends of spine with tiny nick to top corner. Small chip to paper maché on top and bottom corner of front board. Some small cracks. One tiny portion has cracked and fallen off above the head on front. Rear side is fine. Some foxing spots to front endpapers. Inner hinges and a couple of gatherings cracked. Some rubbing to edge of title and preface pages. Some handling marks and small spots to pages. Faint stain to top corner of pages 27-40. Small chips and tear to edge of last page. Else a stunning copy. 100pp. Each page lined in gilt with decorative borders and decorative letterpieces to each line. First page ‘illuminated’ in colours. With decorative tailpieces.
Title: Sentiments and Similes of William Shakespeare. A Classified Selection of Similes, Definitions, Descriptions, and Other Remarkable Passages in the Plays and Poems of Shakespeare. Second Edition.
Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green Longmans and Roberts, 1857 2nd:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83715
Keywords: SHAKESPEARE HUMPHREYS, Sentiments and Similes of William Shakespeare, Longman, Brown, Green Longmans and Roberts, 1857, 2nd, decorative, sculpted boards, paper maché, framed, illuminated,