Lot 268 of 350:
Plantin Press Sonnets of Shakespeare 1/120  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,680
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,000

Title:
The Sonnets of William Shakespeare
Author:
Place:
[Los Angeles]
Publisher:
[Plantin Press]
Date:
[1974]
Description:

[iv], 154, [2] pp. (8vo) 20x14 cm (8x5½"), full vellum with gilt spine, green cloth ties, later cloth slipcase. No. 41 of 120 copies.

This edition has been entirely subscribed for by Jacob Israel Zeitlin & Josephine ver Brugge Zeitlin, and is dedicated by the printers to Alfred Fairbank, the designer of the Narrow Benbow types in which these sonnets are printed. A scarce and beautifully presented work.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Perhaps a bit of light toning to vellum; still about fine.
 
Item number:
295069
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