SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS AND POEMS THE DOVES PRESS Prospectus The Doves Press No. 15 Upper Mall Hammersmith W. Four pages; folded to form a brochure. Vertical crease from folding, else very good to near fine.Nicely printed using Doves type on quality paper, this prospectus announces The Doves Press' intent to publish selected works of William Shakespeare from the Original Editions. The text of the prospectus details how they shall be printed by Mr. Cobden-Sanderson and when they will appear. The rear cover shows a provisional selection of plays and their publication dates.
Cobden-Sanderson originally hoped to print all of Shakespeare's works, but realizing the task would take longer than he would live, he chose thirteen as a provisional selection, only to print over half of that number. The books were issued on paper and vellum in editions of 215; bindings were limp vellum or boards and for an extra charge they could be bound in seal or morocco. VERY SCARCE DOVES PRESS EPHEMERA! FOR MORE GREAT FIRST EDITION BOOKS.The item "THE DOVES PRESS Prospectus SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS AND POEMS 1912 Rare Fine Press" is in sale since Thursday, April 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "malcolmbook" and is located in Glendale, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.