Sonnets. Being a Reproduction in Facsimile of the First Edition 1609.
From the Copy in the Malone Collection in the Bodleian Library. With Introduction and Bibliography by Sidney Lee.Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1905 Stock Code: 114988
NotesFirst edition thus, the Clarendeon Press facsimile of the 1609 first edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets. With the bookplate of actor John Martin Harvey (1863-1944).
Quarto. Original limp vellum, titles to spine and panelling to front wrapper gilt.
Wrappers very bowed, and a little rubbed and marked, two of four leather ties broken off, endpapers tanned, contents toned. Unopened. A very good copy.
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