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Rare Specimen Wooded Treen Book depicting a play by William Shakespeare

Rare Specimen Wooded Treen Book depicting a play by William Shakespeare

England

circa 1840

The specimen woods of rosewood, sycamore, pollard oak, burr elm and oak are veneered to a mahogany carcass and used in different patterns on each of side of the book. A rare novelty piece of English treen.

Dimensions

Height 26.50cm (10.43 inches)

Width 17.50cm (6.89 inches)

Depth 5.00cm (1.97 inches)

Stock No: F409

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