Shakespeare's "Sonnets"
DOVES PRESS. SHAKESPEARE, William. Shake-Speares Sonnets. Tercentenary Edition. Hammersmith: Doves Press , 1909.
Tercentenary Edition. First edition. One of 250 copies on paper. Octavo (9 1/4 x 6 5/8 inches; 236 x 167 mm). 85, {1, errata] pp. The distinctive capitals were designed by Edward Johnston and engraved by Noel Rooke and Eric Gill.

Original limp vellum, spine lettered in gold, by the Doves Bindery, with their stamp at the foot of the inside rear cover. Printed in red and black. Vellum slightly browned and bowed (as is common with this title). Gilt on spine a bit dulled. Still, fine. Housed in a custom cloth slipcase.

Clark Library, Kelmscott and Doves, p. 99. Jaggard, p. 456. Ransom, Private Presses, p. 252, no. 18. Tomkinson, p. 56, no. 18.

HBS # 67810 $1,850