Catalogue of an Exhibition Illustrative of the Text of Shakespeare's Plays as published in edited editions; together with a large collection of engraved portraits of the poet

By: The Grolier Club

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Limited to 207 copies on Van Gelder Zonen hand-made paper, printed in the month of May, 1916. Original publisher's paper-covered boards, gilt title on cover. Title on gilt-ruled red leather label on spine. All edges deckle. Original glassine dust jacket. Twenty-five tissue-protected original engravings. "The Grolier Club joins the many literary associations, libraries and the English-speaking world generally in honoring the memory of William Shakespeare on the occasion of the Tercentenary of his death, and presents to its members and their friends an exhibition illustrative of the development of the text of the plays of the great master, from the First Folio of 1623 to the monumental Variorum Edition of Dr. Furness, whose first volume appeared in 1871." . The book's boards have light edgewear, including bumps on front edge, light soil, and light rubs. There is some loss to top of spine above label. The glassine dust jacket has some edgewear, including moderate size chips. The book is internally clean, tightly bound, and in very good condition. VERY GOOD+.. Engraved Portraits. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xiv, (ii), 115, (3) pp

Title: Catalogue of an Exhibition Illustrative of the Text of Shakespeare's Plays as published in edited editions; together with a large collection of engraved portraits of the poet

Author Name: The Grolier Club

Categories: Art, Antiques & Photography, Books About Books,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: NY, The Grolier Club: 1916

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 1894

Keywords: Literature; Shakespeare Books About Books Grolier Society