Shakspeare's Sonnets edited by Edward Dowden, 1881
This leather book with all vellum pages , I am sure was well loved - such fabuloius poetry in such a convenient and tactile binding. I love it, Like I love Shakespeare's Sonnets.
Published C. Kegan Paul & Co. . London, 1881 First edition of such a vellum binding.
Used leather with title in red, editor's name in balck. Only one former owner's name under cover dated Jul4 1882, 251pp. Engraved portrait of Shakespeare (see picture).
Condition: Good for outside with tear in leather front next to top of spine, Inside fine with only one name and no other marks with just last page with foxing.