Notes on Several Characters of Shakespeare

Farmington: Privately Printed, 1940. First. hardcover. Edited by Wilmarth S. Lewis. 21pp., 8vo ,marbled boards, paper label. Farmington, Conn.: Privately Printed, 1940. Limited First Edition. very good(+).

Miscellaneous Antiquities, Number Sixteen. One of 100 copies. This one bears a lengthy presentation to Louis (Auchincloss) from Lewis: "Here is a small work that will fit nicely between your Second & Fourth Folios...I have been holding for just the right person..." Also enclosed are 2 typed letter signed "Lefty" to Auchincloss from Lewis, entirely concerning King Lear- whether or not he was senile, and the meaning of atonement and redemption. (46 lines). One page has a long horizontal tear, but otherwise a fine copy with the Auchincloss bookplate.

Price: $500.00

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