Shakespeare, William. The Sonnets of William Shakespeare. London: George Bell, 1899. Printed at the Chiswick Press. Decorated Borders and Initials by Christopher Dean. Vellum spine with paper covered boards, the front cover of which has been beautifully illuminated in the English botanical style, featuring a large branch with leaves, flowers, small gilt berries and blooms, all surrounding the printed title in gilt. A border in gilt has been added, as well. Measures approx. 5.25" x 6.5". Some light rubbing and browning to spine and rear cover. Bumping to corners.