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Shakespeare's Sonnets
Boston: Copeland and Day, 1897. First edition. Superbly bound Exhibition Binding by Zaehnsdorf in full reddish brown morocco with all-over and intricate gilt floral and sprig design on both covers, copious gilt stippling and ruling forming a wavy geometric pattern, and with the letters "W" and "S" for William Shakespeare interlocking and appearing in repeating fashion; similar motif on spine. Gilt dentelles, marbled endsheets. With Zaehnsdorf Exhibition Binding seal stamped in rear pastedown. Type and decorations throughout designed by Bertram Grosvenorr Goodhue. A lovely binding and book. Very small string mark to one edge, very slight edge rubbing, else near fine.
      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
Last Found On: 2015-05-21           Check availability:      Biblio    


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