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The Poems of William Shakespeare by  WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE - Signed First Edition - 1893 - from Contact Editions (SKU: 17301)

The Poems of William Shakespeare

The Poems of William Shakespeare by  WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE - Signed First Edition - 1893 - from Contact Editions (SKU: 17301)

The Poems of William Shakespeare

by SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM

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Middlesex: Kelmscott Press, 1893. Limited to 510 copies of which this is one of 500 on paper. Printed in red and black with ornamental borders and initials. Finely bound in full olive green morocco with inlays of green and brown leather with ornate gilt work of floral and pontille design. Spine compartments of green and brown and panels of similar gilt. Housed in a full green leather clamshell box signed by the binder Bayntun-Riviere. One of the more popular books of this celebrated press it is rare thus and, in a near contemporary fine binding, a most desirable and lovely object. . 1st of This Edition. Leather. Fine. Octavo.

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17301
Title
The Poems of William Shakespeare
Author
SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM
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Used - Fine
Edition
1st of This Edition
Publisher
Kelmscott Press
Place of Publication
Middlesex
Date published
1893
Keywords
Kelmscott
Size
Octavo

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We are located at 491 Davenport Road, Toronto, Ontario in our little house of all sorts in the shadow of CASA LOMA, Toronto's only castle.
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
fine binding
An elaborate and decorative binding, example including a leather-bound book with gilt edges, raised blind...[more]
clamshell box
A protective box designed for storing and preserving a bound book or loose sheets. A clamshell box is hinged on one side, with...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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