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Heading: (Fine Bindings)
Author: Shakespeare, William
Title: Seventeen volumes from the Temple Shakespeare, finely bound by Bumpus, Ltd.
Place Published: London
Publisher:J.M. Dent & Sons
Date Published: 1910-1916

17 volumes (of 40). (12mo) 13x10 cm (5x4") finely bound in full blue crushed morocco, bordered in gilt with decorative corner devices, spines gilt, gilt-rolled boards edges, gilt-ruled dentelles, all edges gilt. Finely bound by Bumpus, Ltd.

A partial set but each volume complete in itself and the spines without volume numbers. Includes: Much Ado About Nothing, Measure for Measure, Othello, Troilus and Cressida, King Lear, Cymbeline, Macbeth, Taming of the Shrew, King Henry VIII, Julius Caesar, Merchant of Venice, A Winter's Tale, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Mid-Summer Night's Dream, King Henry V, and As You Like It. A lovely shelf of books.


Two volumes with small bumps to the top edge; still fine.

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17 volumes from the Temple Shakespeare finely bound

Estimate $700 - $1,000Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price $350
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