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Shakespeare (William)


Published: The Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence, 1932

Edition: Limited edition

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With engravings by Eric Ravilious

First edition: 76 pages, title page vignette, borders, illustrations and decorations by Eric Ravilious, top edge gilt, others uncut, half brown morocco with matching cloth boards with pictorial decoration on both covers – the boards are slightly scuffed, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, titled gilt on the spine, a very good copy.

The colophon reads: This book was printed and published at The Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire by Robert and Moira Gibbings, assisted by George Churchill, and completed on the 12th day of April 1932. By permission of Messrs. Macmillan, the text followed is that of the Globe edition.Compositors:A.H. Gibbs and F. Young, Pressman; A.C. Cooper. This edition is limited to 275 copies of which this is number 88

Franklin (Colin) The private presses 2nd edition. London, 1991 page 339- 340

  • Overall Condition: A very good copy
  • Size: Folio (340 x240mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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