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Creator:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, author.
Title(s):

The sonnets / William Shakespeare.

Additional Title(s):

Sonnets

Published/Created:
Loket, Czech Republic : Jan & Jarmila Sobota, 2002.
Physical Description:
10 volumes ; each 6.5 x 5.3 mm
Holdings:
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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View catalog record for the the Dalibor Nesnídal book sculpture
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"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.
Form/Genre:
Sonnets.
Fine bindings.
Miniature books (Printing)
Contributors:
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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