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    Orson Welles Personally Owned Group of Shakespeare Books (E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1930s-40s), Six Volumes Signed. Fifteen total hardcover pocket-sized (4.25 ' x 5.25 ') volumes from The New Temple Shakespeare, originally personally owned by innovative director, writer, and producer Orson Welles, six of which were signed on the front page by Welles in pencil. Signed titles include: King Lear (signed in black fountain ink), King Henry VI Part II (x2), King Henry VI Part III, King Richard II, King Richard III. Other titles include: Antony and Cleopatra, Macbeth, The Merchant of Venice (with dust jacket), King Henry VI Part I, King Henry VI Part II, Timon of Athens, The Winter's Tale, Measure for Measure, and King John. Conditions range from Fair to Very Good, with varying degrees of wear. Wear exhibited includes bubbling/warping to covers, fraying to covers, light toning to inner pages, multiple pencil scribbling in many titles, and clipped areas to certain pages. COA from Heritage Auctions.

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    November, 2018
    3rd Saturday
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