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Shakespeare and Some Commentators; An Address to the English Speaking Union at San Francisco, April 25, 1933, by Oscar Sutro by  Oscar Sutro - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 1933 - from Swan's Fine Books (SKU: 16112814)

Shakespeare and Some Commentators; An Address to the English Speaking Union at San Francisco, April 25, 1933, by Oscar Sutro

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Shakespeare and Some Commentators; An Address to the English Speaking Union at San Francisco, April 25, 1933, by Oscar Sutro

by Sutro, Oscar

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  • hardcover
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San Francisco: Privately Printed [by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn], 1933. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. One of 125 copies, octavo size, 28 pp. This edition, privately printed for prominant San Franciscan and member of the SF Roxburghe Club 1933-1935 Oscar Sutro (1874-1935), was printed by the Grabhorn Press, one of the most highly renowned private presses in America in the twentieth century, run by brothers Edwin and Robert Grabhorn. This volume contains an address regarding William Shakespeare, a delightful read with interesting insights into the great Bard. ___DESCRIPTION: Quarter cream parchment spine with blue paper boards, gilt lettering on the spine, title page illustration and tailpiece reproduced from an early edition of Shakespeare; octavo size (approximately 9.25" tall), pagination: [i-ii] 1-26, one of 125 copies, unnumbered, privately printed for Oscar Sutro. ___CONDITION: Volume is fine, with clean boards, a strong, square text block, straight corners, solid hinges, and free of prior owner markings; slight discolouration along the front joint and some off-setting on the free endpapers (which seems to be norm), the rear bottom corner just barely rubbed. ___CITATION: Heller & Magee no. 183. ___POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please inquire for details. ___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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Bookseller
Swan's Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
16112814
Title
Shakespeare and Some Commentators; An Address to the English Speaking Union at San Francisco, April 25, 1933, by Oscar Sutro
Author
Sutro, Oscar
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
Limited Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Privately Printed [by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn]
Place of Publication
San Francisco
Date published
1933
Keywords
Fine Press - Grabhorn Press, Oscar Sutro, Roxburghe Club, Shakespeare, Shakspeare

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