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Shakespeare, William
Shakespeare's the Merchant of Venice. Printed from the Folio of 1623
London: Ernest Benn Ltd, 1923. Small folio. xxxviii, 97 pages. Preface by Harley Granville-Barker. Illustrated in colour and b/w by Thomas Lowinsky. Limited edition of 100 copies, this being No. 22 and signed by Harley Granville-Barker, Thomas Lowinsky and Albert Rutherston (art editor of The Players' Shakespeare series, of which this is one volume). Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford-Upon-Avon, on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper. Gilt decorated vellum boards with gilt titling on the spine. The vellum is heavily rubbed at head and tail of the spine and along parts of the board edges. The binding is by Zaehnsdorf. The words "Melbourne, 1960" written in ink on the front pastedown. Rare.. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Good.
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