Auction Date: 2/07/2020 at 10am
Shakespeare’s Tercentenary - Shakespeare And Stratford-Upon-Avon A ''Chronicle of the Time'' Book First edition, comprising the Salient Facts and Traditions, Biographical, Topographical, and Historical, Connected with The Poet and his Birth-place; Together with a full record of the Tercentenary Celebration” by Robert E. Hunter. Published by Whittaker & Co., Ave Maria Lane, Stratford on Avon. 1864 A very good copy of the first edition, octavo, viii, 246pp. Unusual as illustrated with five tipped in Albumen photographs, six engraved plates and a plan of the pavilion. Most of the text is detailing the Tercentenary Celebrations. Blue pebbled cloth decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, size 5” x 7½”. A very good copy of this charming book.