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    [Miniature Books]. William Shakespeare. Twenty-two Miniature Volumes from Shakespeare's Complete Works. Glasgow: David Bryce and Son, [1904]. Edited J. Talfourd Blair and dedicated to Ellen Terry. Twenty-two miniature books (1.5 x 2 inches each) in a small wooden bookcase (4 x 4 x 5 inches) of eight shelves (five shelves filled). Each volume with illustrated frontispiece. Limp suede wrappers with some color variations. Armorial device stamped in blind on front covers, spines lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Covers lightly rubbed and soiled, light edge wear and corner bumps, minor sun fading to spines; few cracked hinges, pages with minor creases or smudges. Merchant of Venice with front cover detached, duplicate volume of Merry Wives of Windsor, Macbeth with folded loose front fly-leaf, previous owner's pencil name on front free endpaper of Twelfth Night. Very good.


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    Titles include:

    Coriolanus

    Cymbeline

    Hamlet. Prince of Denmark (no date)

    King Henry V

    King Henry VI.1.

    King Henry VI.3.

    King Lear

    King Richard III

    Love's Labour's Lost

    Macbeth

    Measure for Measure

    Merry Wives of Windsor (two copies)

    Much Ado About Nothing

    Othello. The Moor of Venice

    The Merchant of Venice

    Romeo and Juliet

    Timon of Athens

    Titus Andronicus

    Twelfth Night

    Two Gentleman of Verona

    Winter's Tale



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