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    An Excellent Fore-Edge Painting of Romeo and Juliet with an Inset Portrait of Shakespeare

    [Fore-Edge Painting]. William Shakespeare. The Complete Works of Shakespeare (The Oxford Shakespeare). London: Oxford University Press, 1912. Small octavo. viii, 1,350 pages. With a beautiful fore-edge painting of Romeo and Juliet with an inset portrait of Shakespeare. Bound by Riviere and Son in contemporary full tree calf, boards decoratively ruled in gilt, spine elaborately tooled in gilt in compartments, red gilt morocco lettering label, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endleaves. Spine a bit sunned and worn, mild rubbing to boards, minor soiling to rear board, front hinge just starting. Still, a very good copy.


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