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[FINE BINDING]; SHAKESPEARE, William.

The Sonnets...

with a Latin translation by Alfred Thomas Barton. Edited, with a prefatory note, by John Harrower.

Stock Code
101694
[London], Martin Hopkinson and Company Limited, 1923
£550

The second of 'The New Aldine Library' series, printed by The Chiswick Press, attractively and probably uniquely bound in full morocco. The edition represents an intriguing and apparently successful attempt to render the Sonnets of Shakespeare into Latin, with the translation facing the original English version throughout.

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Description

Limited edition, one of 525 copies, this unnumbered possibly out-of-series; 8vo in fours; half-title and title printed in teal & black, some light spotting to terminal leaves, very small ink stain to fore-edge margin affecting last six gatherings; bound in full brown morocco, raised bands with gilt title and date to spine, upper cover with gilt-tooled musical decoration in gilt with tan and green morocco inlays, marbled endpapers.

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