Boydell Shakespeare Gallery 1874

PBA Galleries

2015-11-02 12:15:47


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Lot 227: (Shakespeare, William) Author: Brooks, Vincent and Day & Son. Title: The Boydell Gallery. A Collection of Engravings Illustrating the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare... Place Published: London. Publisher: Bickers & Son. Date Published: 1874. Description: Illustrated with 97 mounted Woodbury type photographs of various works of art by Vincent Brooks, Day and Son. Folio. Period full gilt-decorated green morocco, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt. First Edition. Nice deluxe-style leather binding by Bickers and Son for this early photographic work, highlighting scenes and characters from Shakespeare's writings. Condition: Rubbed, hinges starting; some foxing; very good. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $300-$500
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