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The Poems.

Printed After the Original Copies of Venus and Adonis, 1593. The Rape of Lucrece, 1594. Sonnets, 1609. The Lover's Complaint.

Published: Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893

Stock code: 91614

Price: £5,000

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First Kelmscott edition, one of only 500 copies printed.

Octavo (210 x 150 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, gilt titles and box design to spine, raised bands, gilt floral decoration to covers, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. Printed in black and red. Occasional spotting to pages, an excellent copy.

Bibliography: Peterson A11.

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