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18th Century cased leather 40 Shakespeare works

S/N:SLAAI033

Dated 1798

  • £295.00 For cased set
  • €342 Euro
  • $412 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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A rare cased set of 40 leather bound Shakespeare works in a beautiful cherry leather. The bookcase is wood, bound in matching leather cloth. Volumes are dated in Roman numerals for 1798 and published by Bliss, Sands & Co, London.
The colour of the case and spines has mellowed, and the photographs are a true likeness of this. The book covers are otherwise the bright cherry leather they were bound in over 200 years ago. A really beautiful set. Other photographs can be forwarded on request. Each volume measures 15.5 cms x 10.5 cms and the whole case measures 33 cms h x 25 W x 11 d.

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Dated 1798

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SANDIE LEWIS ANTIQUES and INTERIORS

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Wiltshire
United Kingdom

Sandie (of Sandie Lewis Antiques and Interiors) has been in the business for over 30 years, formerly ran an antiques shop and now sells from Dairy House Antique Centre in Semley on the Wiltshire/Dorset border. 

 

Sandie loves quirky and tactile pieces  and sells a broad range of vintage and antique items mainly from the 19th and early 20th century and from all over the world.

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