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Shakespeare, William, 1564–1616
The sonnets / William Shakespeare.
Additional Title(s):
Loket, Czech Republic : Jan & Jarmila Sobota, 2002.
Physical Description:
10 volumes ; each 6.5 x 5.3 mm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2848.A2 N47 2002 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Neale Albert, Yale JD 1961, and Margaret Albert
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"William Shakespeare's Sonnets, set up in 10 volumes, each containing 15-16 sonnets, were designed, published and bound in leather, in limited edition of 20 numbered and signed copies by Jan and Jarmila Sobota in Loket, Czech Republic, 2002."--Colophon.
The 10 volumes are bound in leather of varying colors, each identically stamped on the front and back covers with a decorative 'S'. The spines are stamped in gold with the word "Sonnets" and the numbers of the sonnets contained therein.
BAC: British Art Center copy enumeration is "A/P". Numbered and signed by the Sobotas in graphite. The 10-volume set is included as a component of a book sculpture (cabinet of curiosities) by Dalibor Nesnídal. For a full description of the book sculpture, see the the link provided herewith.
Fine bindings.
Miniature books (Printing)
Sobota, Jan, publisher, printer, binding designer.
Sobota, Jarmila, publisher, printer, binding designer.
Collection of Margaret and Neale Albert (Yale Center for British Art).

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