SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616. [Works.] London: Vale Press, 1900-1903.<BR />
Lot 5356
SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616. [Works.] London: Vale Press, 1900-1903.
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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.
[Works.] London: Vale Press, 1900-1903.
39 volumes. 8vo. Decorated by Charles Ricketts [1866-1931]. Edited by T.S. Moore. Original blindstamped green cloth, spines gilt-lettered. Very occasional minor stains or foxmarks, some bubbling to cloth, endpapers toned, spines faded with a few stains, light shelfwear, partially unopened.

The most ambitious publication of Charles Ricketts' Vale Press. The Vale Press founts were of Ricketts' own design; when it became clear he would close the Press he threw them into the Thames.
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