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Auction archive: Lot number 179

SHAKESPEARE, William.] An Explanatory Introduction to Thorpe's Edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets 1609 [edited by C. Longworth de Chambrun], Aldington, Kent, HAND AND FLOWER PRESS, 1950, sm. 2°, number 844 of 1660 copies on Barcham Green hand-made pape...

Auction 10.07.1992
10 Jul 1992
Estimate
£150 - £200
ca. US$287 - US$383
Price realised:
£308
ca. US$591
Auction archive: Lot number 179

SHAKESPEARE, William.] An Explanatory Introduction to Thorpe's Edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets 1609 [edited by C. Longworth de Chambrun], Aldington, Kent, HAND AND FLOWER PRESS, 1950, sm. 2°, number 844 of 1660 copies on Barcham Green hand-made pape...

Auction 10.07.1992
10 Jul 1992
Estimate
£150 - £200
ca. US$287 - US$383
Price realised:
£308
ca. US$591
Beschreibung:

SHAKESPEARE, William.] An Explanatory Introduction to Thorpe's Edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets 1609 [edited by C. Longworth de Chambrun], Aldington, Kent, HAND AND FLOWER PRESS, 1950, sm. 2°, number 844 of 1660 copies on Barcham Green hand-made paper, contemporary blue half calf -- THOMAS, Edward. The Chessplayer and Other Essays, Andoversford, Gloucs., WHITTINGTON PRESS, 1981, 4°, 375 copies, this number VIII of XXV copies on Arches Crème paper signed by Myfanwy Thomas, R. George Thomas and the artist, Heinrich Weissenborn, and with an additional wood-engraging signed by the artist loosely-inserted, 2 wood-engraved vignettes by Weissenborn, original vellum, t.e.g., slipcase; and 5 other private press books. (7)

Auction archive: Lot number 179
Auction:
Datum:
10 Jul 1992
Auction house:
Christie's
London, South Kensington
Beschreibung:

SHAKESPEARE, William.] An Explanatory Introduction to Thorpe's Edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets 1609 [edited by C. Longworth de Chambrun], Aldington, Kent, HAND AND FLOWER PRESS, 1950, sm. 2°, number 844 of 1660 copies on Barcham Green hand-made paper, contemporary blue half calf -- THOMAS, Edward. The Chessplayer and Other Essays, Andoversford, Gloucs., WHITTINGTON PRESS, 1981, 4°, 375 copies, this number VIII of XXV copies on Arches Crème paper signed by Myfanwy Thomas, R. George Thomas and the artist, Heinrich Weissenborn, and with an additional wood-engraging signed by the artist loosely-inserted, 2 wood-engraved vignettes by Weissenborn, original vellum, t.e.g., slipcase; and 5 other private press books. (7)

Auction archive: Lot number 179
Auction:
Datum:
10 Jul 1992
Auction house:
Christie's
London, South Kensington
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