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SHAKSPEARE LOTTERY
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Shakspeare lottery. Extract from the schedule to the Act of Parliament, empowering Messrs. John and Josia Boydell, to dispose of their collection ... in explanation of the new numerical list to be made out, by which undrawn ticket-holders are to receive the prints attached to their respective tickets. Undrawn tickets.
[London]: [1804].
[2] p. ; 33.1 cm. (2°)

Half-sheet, verso blank. Drop-head title. The Plan of the Shakspeare Lottery (q.v.) is dated 'April 5, 1804'. Lays out the system by which the holders of the 21,938 undrawn tickets were to be matched to the prints or lots of prints to a value of 1 guinea per undrawn ticket. Soane was one of the trustees for the lottery.

Copy Notes Attached to the Plan of the Shakspeare Lottery (q.v.).

Binding Paper.

Reference Number 6006


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