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    [William Shakespeare]. Hugh Thompson, illustrator. SIGNED/LIMITED. Shakespeare's Comedy As You Like It. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d., circa 1909]. First Thompson edition, limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 129, and signed by the illustrator. Large quarto. xxxv, 143 pages. Forty tipped-in color plates, including frontispiece, behind captioned tissue guards. Illustrated title page. Bound in full vellum, front cover title in gilt with large gilt illustration, gilt titles on spine, top edge gilt, lacking ties. Boards bowed, scuffed and soiled. Rear hinge cracked, previous owner's ink name and sticker remnant on front free endpaper, pages with edge wear, few small edge tears, over-opened pages at signature I, plate facing page 42 laminated to page. Foxing and minor smudging. Very good.

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    February, 2016
    4th Thursday
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