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THE FLOWERS OF SHAKSPEARE
Day And Haghe, 1846. Original front cover laid-down on new cover. Some spotting, gilt remains bright. All edges gilt. Twenty-nine hand-colored plates and title-page. Flowers, grains, grasses and vines form bouquets illustrating passages from Shakespeare plays. Elaborate pictorial initials begin each verse. Tissue-guards protect the plates. Occasional light foxing and spotting, confined to margins, mainly on the tissue-guards. One plate has a peripheral crease, "Honeysuckle". Dedicated to the artist's brother Herbert, a distinguished physician, botanist, and chemist, renowned for his work in Bombay, "a garland from his native land". . First Edition. Olive Green Cloth. Rebound/No Jacket. Large Quarto.
      [Bookseller: Glenn Books]
Last Found On: 2017-10-24           Check availability:      Biblio    

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