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    A Fine Set of The LEC Shakespear Complete with the Poems

    William Shakespeare. The Comedies, Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1939.

    First thus, complete in 37 quarto volumes. Limited to 1,950 sets.

    Uniformly bound in publisher's half cloth with decorative paper boards and gold stamped spines. All volumes in this lot in fine condition in publisher's glassine.

    Additional items included: Ten Years and William Shakespeare: A Survey of the Publishing Activities of The Limited Editions Club from October 1929 to October 1940. Publisher's full leather in very good condition. [and:] William Shakespeare. The Poems of William Shakespeare. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1941. Two volumes fine in publisher's slipcase. [and:] A Record of the Proceedings at The Limited Editions Club's Dinner to Celebrate the Twenty-first Birthday of the Club & the Fiftieth Birthday of its Founder. 1950. [and:] William Shakespeare. The Life of King Henry V. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1951. Fine in publisher's slipcase. [and:] Saxo Grammaticus. The History of Amleth, Prince of Denmark. [New York]: The Limited Editions Club, 1954. A fine copy housed in publisher's slipcase.


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