Lot 89 of 613:
Shakspere's England finely bound 1856  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,080
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Shakspere's England; or, Sketches of our Social History in the Reign of Elizabeth

Author:
Thornbury, G.W

Place:
London

Publisher:
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans

Date:
1856

Description:

2 volumes. (8vo), finely bound by W. Root & Son with inlaid polished calf, mottled in a variety of colors, decorative gilt borders, gilt decorated spine with raised bands, tan morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt; housed in brown cloth slipcase.

Wonderfully bound by London's W. Root & Son in polished calf, strikingly mottled in a kaleidoscope of colors.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some rubbing to slipcase, sunning to spines; ownership inscription and chop stamps on blank page at front of volumes; near fine.


 
Item number:
299112
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