Shakespeare, William (Graves, Robert - preface) The Sonnets. (Limited Údition-de-luxe N░ 44/300) London, The Swallow Press, 1975.
Itemnummer 2229 Sold
Bound, full-leather binding, gilt title and decoration, spain with 2 raised bands, topedge gilt, decorative endpapers with duochrome gold-purple pattern, in orig. slipcase with the same gold-purple pattern, unpaginated, 9 page foreword, 154 sonnets with 40 fullpage monochrome geometric illustrations on coloured paper. Beautifull condition, slipcase with gentle traces of use.
This amazing bibliophile production, designed by Edward Burrett, illustrated by Clarke Hutton, with a preface by Robert Graves, was limited to 300 numbered copies, all signed by Burrett, Hutton and Graves. This is number 44. This copy contains an extra handwritten dedication by Cecile and Edward Burrett. The full Niger leather binding was executed by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. The original 8 page prospectus and the original Order Form are both present!!