Poems for Shakespeare 3.London: The Globe Playhouse Trust, 1974 Stock Code: 126572
Signed limited edition of a 100 copies, this copy out of series, signed by the editor on the title page and by all 14 contributing poets on the facing page. The copy of the editor Anthony Thwaite, with his ownership signature in pencil to the front free endpaper. The signed issue preceded the trade edition. Together with a card from Sam Wanamaker to Thwaite, requesting a poem for the upcoming Shakespeare Birthday concert. Wanamaker is widely recognised as the man responsible for the recreation of the Globe Theatre.
Octavo. Original quarter sheep, spine lettered in gilt, blue cloth sides, gilt vignette of the Globe Theatre on front cover.
Tiny rubbing to extremities, else a near-fine copy.
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