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  1. Limited to 450 copies, of which this number 262; 5 vols, 4to (298 x 210 mm, 11¾ x 8¼ in); 2 woodcut frontispieces, 3 woodcut title-page borders, woodcut dedication leaf, 48 full-page woodcut illustrations, paper with Shakespeare Head watermarks, light scattered spotting and browning at extremities; red half morocco, spines gilt-lettered, light spotting to boards, otherwise very good.

    £1,600
  2. First edition thus; 4to, (21.5 x 15.5 cm); woodcut publisher's device to title, woodcut headpieces, woodcut historiated initials, some worming to front free endpaper and title, scattered light toning to leaves (mostly marginal); contemporary vellum, gilt device stamped to covers, gilt lettering to spine on a black ground, some material loss to lower spine label, some soiling and warping to boards, edges toned, corners rubbed, overall a very good copy; [84], 843, [1] pp.

    £1,750
  3. Special edition, signed by the author, number 94 of 300 numbered copies, from a total edition of 310 (10 reserved for the author numbered i-x); 8vo; publisher's plain green boards, presented in matching slipcase, a bright and attractive copy.

    £650
  4. First Burton edition, one of 1,000 small paper copies; 8vo; engraved frontispiece by William Blake, title-page printed in red & black with device, browning to free endpapers; publisher's parchment-backed boards, somewhat rubbed and marked, spine browned, uncut.

    £150
  5. 12mo (152 x 80 mm.); half-title, title with woodcut device, 3pp. printer's advertisements at end, some foxing, wormholes affecting lower margin of earlier ff.; contemporary vellum with contemporary patterned paper to boards, manuscript title to spine; xx, 409pp., 3pp.; [a1-a2],a3-a10,A1-[S2].

    £200
 

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