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119851
(ESSEX HOUSE PRESS.) SHAKESPEARE, William.

The Poems....

According to the Text of the Original Copies, Including the Lyrics, Songs, and Snatches Found in His Dramas. Arranged and Carefully Collated with the Originals by F. S. Ellis.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Essex House Press, 1899

Stock Code: 119851

£1,375
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

The Essex House Press edition, number 183 of 450 copies. The Essex House Press, founded in 1898 by Laurence Hodson and C. R. Ashbee in connection with the Guild of Handicraft, was intended as a successor to the Kelmscott Press. Ashbee bought the Kelmscott Press's Albion printing presses after William Morris's death, and employed one of the Kelmscott compositors, Thomas Binning.

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Description

Small quarto. Original limp vellum, yapp edges, title to spine in gilt, original brown ties, pages unopened.

Illustrations

Historiated initials, chapter titles printed in red.

Condition

An excellent, unopened copy in bright vellum, just a little foxing to edges and odd spot to contents.

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