With Original Leaves from the First Four Folios of Shakespeare
GRABHORN PRESS. SHAKESPEARE, William. Original Leaves from the First Four Folios of the Plays of William Shakespeare. 1623, 1632, 1663, 1685. San Francisco: Grabhorn Press , 1935.
One of sixty-five numbered copies on Whatman paper out of a total edition of seventy-three copies. This being number 13. Folio (14 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches; 367 x 244 mm). Facsimiles of the title-pages and four original leaves inserted. Introduction by Edwin Eliott Willoughby. Title printed in black and red, one initial and half-title in red. Original leaves mounted within red rule borders. With publisher's prospectus laid in.

Original quarter red niger over dark pattern-paper boards with green shield design. Spine lettered in gilt. Corners lightly rubbed. Spine with some restoration. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Overall a very good copy.

The original leaves in this copy are from, respectively; “Much Ado About Nothing,” “The Life and Death of King John,” “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet,” and “The Life and Death of Richard the Third.”

Grabhorn Bibliography 234.

HBS # 67966 $8,500