New Temple Shakespeare with custom case

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-02 12:15:47

Lot 229: Author: Shakespeare, William. Title: The New Temple Shakespeare. Place Published: London. Publisher: J.M. Dent. Date Published: (1934). Description: 40 volumes. Illustrations by Eric Gill. (12mo) 13x10 cm (5 1/4x4") original red cloth, stamped in gilt, dust jackets. Housed in a period custom small wood case, overall approximately 16x12x5". A conveniently sized edition of Shakespeare's plays and poetry, wonderfully illustrated by Gill, all in the original jackets, nicely present on a custom shelf unit. Condition: Chips to a few jackets; volumes fine. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $600-$900
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