Willam Shakespeare: Nearer My Bard to Thee, by Louis Marder
(Press of Ward Schori) William Shakespeare: Nearer My Bard to Thee. By Louis Marder. Evanston, Illinois. 1993. 2.5” x 2.125”. Black and white frontispiece of Shakespeare. Photographic reproduction of Dr. Louis Marder with a bust of Shakespeare.
Palatino typeface on Mohawk Superfine, printed by photolithography. Typography and design by Ward Schori. Bound in brown velvet with gilt title on spine and gold-painted metal plaque of Shakespeare with gilt decoration on front. Plaque of Shakespeare is reproduced from a 19th Century medal honoring him, from the collection of the author. Photographic endpapers. No. 34 in an edition of 199 copies, signed by Ward Schori.
As a Shakespeare scholar, Dr. Marder has over 20,000 items of Shakespeare memorabilia. Provenance: From the collection of Rabbi Kalman Levitan. With two of his Bookplates.