The Sonnets Of William Shakespeare.

SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. CRAIG, WILLIAM JAMES, EDITED BY.

£45.00

Publisher

For The Medici Society Ld. by Philip Lee Warner at VII Grafton St., W.

Place

London

Date

1913

Item Description

4to. 6.5 x 9 inches. [iv] + 78 + IV pp. Bound in original quarter cloth over blue stiff card boards, gilt. Deckled edges. Some wear to extremities, including slight damage to lower right hand corner of front board and fly leaves browned; otherwise a very good copy. 1924 inscription on first free endpaper. Decorated by border to opening page and by colophon at end. The Riccardi Press booklets were published, 1909-26, using a specially designed typeface. The Oxford text was the work of William James Craig (1843-1906). Educated at Trinity Dublin, he became Professor of English at University College Aberystwyth, He edited the first Oxford Shakespeare in 1891 and later became editor of the Arden Shakespeare series.

[Stock No. 26017]

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