SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS

SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS

(Gloucestershire: Printed for Asprey & Co. by the Whittington Press., 1979).

ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFULLY PRINTED MODERN EDITIONS OF SHAKESPEARE'S WONDERFUL SONNETS, LIMITED AND VERY FINELY PRODUCED. The text is that of the Shakespeare Head Press edition, used with the kind permission of Sir Basil Blackwell. Item #29796

Limited edition of only 350 copies hand-set and printed on Velin Arches mould-made paper at the Whittington Press. With three wood engravings by John Lawrence, large and handsome initials throughout printed in colours, 14 point Caslon type. Small 4to, beautifully bound for Asprey by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in three-quarter red Nigerian goatskin over red marbled boards, the back and corner-pieces gilt trimmed, the spine with tall gilt stippled raised bands ruled in gilt, compartments with handsome large central gilt tooled devices, gilt lettering in two compartments, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. 154, [1] pp. A very fine and beautiful copy, as mint and without flaw.

Price: $795.00