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  1. On some of Shakespeare's female characters. Ophelia, Juliet, Portia, Imogen, Desdemona, Rosalind, Beatrice. By Helena Faucit, lady Martin. (1)
  2. On St. Paul's Cathedrall represented by Mr Dan. King. (1)
  3. On t.p.: faint inscriptions, among which is 'F. Smith'; a stamp with crest (?) and initials 'S. W.'; Sotheby sale, 25 May 1905:389. (1)
  4. On the cover is blind tooled with a center panel and outer frame. The outer frame is made of two triple line fillet lines filled with a repeated blind tooled encased ornament separated by an anthemion on a leafy stem with hatched shadow. In the corners are large leafy curls and a heart shaped ornament with trefoils. In the center of the panel is a hatched quadrapoint center stamp. The spine is divided into 7 panels. Above and below each band is a triple blind tooled line. In the second panel is gilt SHAKSPEARE. In the fifth panel is gilt FIRST EDITION 1623. All other panels are blind tooled with a large crown and trefoil fleuron in the center of the panel and with leafy corner fleurons. At the top and bottom panels is a wide decorative roll with anthemion, rosettes, and crescents. The edges of the board are tooled with a striated roll gilt at the corners and blind in the middle. (6)
  5. On the cover is tooled in blind delineated extension of the spine cords ending with three blind trefoil stamps, with four gilt dots. The binding once had silver clasps, the straps and hasps are missing. The spine is divided into 7 panels. In the second panel is gilt WILLIAM SHAKE , SPEARE'S. In the third panel is gilt COMEDIES, HISTORIES AND TRAGEDIES. At the bottom of the 7th panel is gilt FIRST FOLIO 1623. The turn-in is gold tooled with single and double line fillets. The edges of the board are tooled with a single gilt fillet. (3)
  6. On the covers, the Griswold family arms, with motto Palmam qui meruit ferat. (1)
  7. On the front cover is gilt the title and place of publication and printers name. The spine is divided into six panels and has the abbreviated title gilt in the top five panels reading from bottom to top. The turn-ins are tooled with a single gilt fillet. Katherine Adams' Initials and monogram and the date 1903 are tooled on the back board in the lower bottom gutter turn-in. (2)
  8. On the front pastedown, inside a border of printer's flowers, is printed "Anne Lake. / Anno. 1638"; Mary Griffith 1728, signature on front pastedown; Jacob Allis 1793, signatue on front endpaper; Sotheby sale April 29,1918, lot 469; Sir R. Leicester Harmsworth (1870-1937). (3)
  9. On the north side of London [graphic] / W Hollar, delin. et sculp. (1)
  10. On the upper cover, a single fillet creates a two-line compartment border to a central panel. The outermost figurative border is made by the repeated stamping of a foliated staff tool. Progressing inward, the next border is formed by a type of double-headed "monster" tool. A frame of five lines separates the two borders. A much smaller tool, of a two-legged serpent biting its own tail, fills the central space in two columns, framed by four lines. Although the lower cover is decorated to the same scheme using the foliated staff and "monster" tools, two quite different stamps form the two columns in the central space. One is a stamp of two birds drinking from a cup (which G. D. Hobson suggests has an Eastern origin); the other represents two cockerels back to back with a small star between them. (6)
  11. On upper cover a stylized carnation. On lower cover a rose. Both embroidered with silver thread and colored silks in a tapestry-stitch. Base of plants and some flower centers stitched with French knots. Spine divided into three compartments filled with stylized flowers. Boards edged in silver thread gimp. (1)
  12. On verso of first front free endpaper: inscription of Roberto Catelyn; signature on t.p. of Robert Burgoyne; inscription on last leaf of Burgoyne; Earl of Mexborough copy. (4)
  13. On verso of last leaf, autograph "[?] Démeuze" and "Pour mes amis comme pour moy" along with manuscript verse; bookplate of Hugh Perkins; provenance "at Radcliffe's Sale Novbr 1858 ..." signed "H.P." with notes on front flyleaf; purchased in 1916. (2)
  14. Onasander. (2)
  15. Once colored yellow? Now dark. (3)
  16. One blank flyleaf and a block printed decorative paste-paper flyleaf and paste-down in red and sepia colors. (2)
  17. One blank flyleaf and a combed snail pattern marble paper flyleaf and paste-down, pieced together, in red, blue, yellow, and green colors. (4)
  18. One blank flyleaf and a fantasy marble paper flyleaf and paste-down in pale gray color. (2)
  19. One blank flyleaf and a nonpareil snail pattern marble paper in red, dark blue, yellow color. (2)
  20. One blank flyleaf and a olive green/brown flyleaf and paste-down. (2)