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40 Shakespeare Miniatures contained in an art nouveau gated hanging wooden bookcase. Glasgow, David Bryce and Son, and New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company,     1915 (MCMIV). Edited by 1. Talford Blair
40 Shakespeare Miniatures contained in an art nouveau gated hanging wooden bookcase. Glasgow, David Bryce and Son, and New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company,     1915 (MCMIV). Edited by 1. Talford Blair
40 Shakespeare Miniatures contained in an art nouveau gated hanging wooden bookcase. Glasgow, David Bryce and Son, and New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company,     1915 (MCMIV). Edited by 1. Talford Blair
40 Shakespeare Miniatures contained in an art nouveau gated hanging wooden bookcase. Glasgow, David Bryce and Son, and New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company,     1915 (MCMIV). Edited by 1. Talford Blair
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40 Shakespeare Miniatures contained in an art nouveau gated hanging wooden bookcase. Glasgow, David Bryce and Son, and New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1915 (MCMIV). Edited by 1. Talford Blair

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40 Shakespeare Miniatures contained in an art nouveau gated hanging wooden bookcase. Glasgow, David Bryce and Son, and New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company,

 

1915 (MCMIV). Edited by 1. Talford Blair

 

Extensive gilt art nouveau ornament and title on spines and again in decorative rectangular format on front cover of cach. Full RED kid leather on all. Top edges gilt. Black/dark blue endpapers generally. Frontispiece illustrations in all. Bindings tight. India paper leaves are bright and un-foxed. Very good condition, some are very good indeed. Each is 2 inches (5 cm) high 1.5 inches (3cm) wide. The majority have the original dustjackets which is most unusual, 9 have lost their dustjackets. One appears darker than the others and is likely a replacement. Printed at Glasgow University Press.) Books come in a unique finely and intricately hand-carved custom made Art Nouveau wooden bookcase, which has carved decorations of leaves and flowers on the gates, and scrolls top and bottom. NB. some slight damage to the top

 

'pediment". Neat pencil inscription on the rear of case dated 1915. This is now an extremely rare item issued by Bryce and very difficult to obtain.

 

Fine VG

 

The set contains.

 

All's Well That Ends Well: As You Like It

 

Love's Labour's Lost Measure for Measure

 

Comedies The Comedy of Errors The Merchant of Venice Much Ado About Nothing

 

The Merry Wives of Windsor A Midsummer Night's Dream

Pericles, Prince of Tyre

 

The Taming of the Shrew

 

Twelfth Night, or What

 

You Will The Winter's Tale The Two Gentlemen of Verona or The Two Noble Kinsmen

 

Histories

 

King John Richard II

 

Henry IV. part 1 Henry IV. part 2

 

Henry V Henry VI, part 1 Henry VI, part 2 Henry VI, part 3

 

Richard III

 

Henry VIII

 

Tragedies Titus Andronicus Othello The Tempest

 

Romeo and Juliet Coriolanus

 

Timon of Athenst[] Julius Caesar

 

Macbetht Hamlet

 

Troilus and Cressida King Lear

 

Antony and Cleopatra Cymbeline

 

Poems

 

Sonnets and Poems Venus and Adonis

 

Other

 

Biography and Glossary

 


 

The case has some minor damage to the top

Sold by a collector in a public auction at Bonhams, 9th November 2022.

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