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Sale: 456 / Rare Books, Nov. 20. 2017 in Hamburg Lot 44

 
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Shakespeare, William
The plays. From the corrected text of Johnson and Steevens. 6 Bände in 12. London, J. Stockdale 1807.

Reich illustrierte Shakespeare-Ausgabe in einem Prachteinband aus adeligem Besitz.

Sehr schöner Druck im großen Format mit Illustrationen von James Heath und angereichert mit über 100 Kupfertafeln von J. Boydell u. a.

EINBAND: Rote langnarbige Maroquinbände des späten 19. Jahrhunderts mit klassizistischer Goldprägung, Ganzgoldschnitt und marmorierten Vorsätzen (Bayntun). 31,5 : 25 cm. - ILLUSTRATION: Mit 22 Kupfertafeln von J. Heath nach Stothard, Fuseli und Hamilton sowie zusätzlich mit über 100 Kupfertafeln von J. Boydell u. a. - ZUSTAND: Stellenw. leicht stockfleckig oder schwach gebräunt. Sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar in einem erstklassigen, nahezu unberührten Meistereinband. - PROVENIENZ: Innendeckel jeweils mit prächtigem gestochenen Wappen-Exlibris des Sammlers William Hall Walker, Baron Wavertree (1856-1933).

Richly illustrated Shakespeare edition in a splendid binding from noble ownership. Late 19th century red long-grained morocco bindings with classicist gilt tooling, gilt edges and marbled endpapers (Bayntun). 6 vols. in 12. 31.5 : 25 cm. With 22 copper plates by J. Heath after Stothard, Fuseli and Hamilton and more than 100 copper plates by J. Boydell et al. - Slightly foxed and browned in places. Else very well-preserved copy in an almost pristine master binding. Inside covers with splendid armorial bookplate of the collector William Hall Walker, Baron Wavertree (1856-1933).

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William Shakespeare
The plays. 12 Bde., 1807.
Estimate: € 1,500 / $ 1,755
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