PLAYS OF SHAKESPEARE]. COMEDIES; TRAGEDIES; HISTORIES AND POEMS.
PLAYS OF SHAKESPEARE]. COMEDIES; TRAGEDIES; HISTORIES AND POEMS.

PLAYS OF SHAKESPEARE]. COMEDIES; TRAGEDIES; HISTORIES AND POEMS.

(London: J.M. Dent and Sons, Limited, 1911).

A VERY FINE AND HANDSOME SET. This is a well-glossed and intelligently edited set of Shakespeare’s plays, complete with a biographical section about Shakespeare. This edition also contains a plethora of intricate and delightful illustrations by E.J. Sullivan. A truly beautiful set. Item #30764

3 volumes. First of the edition and first with the illustrations by Sullivan. Beautifully illustrated with 39 gravures after original illustrations by E.J. Sullivan. Thick 8vo, very handsomely bound in full red morocco and signed by Bayntun Riviere & Son with edges gilt, the covers bordered with gilt fillet lines, spines with raised bands with gilt rules at the borders separating the compartments which are decorated with center tools in gilt picturing symbols of the stage, two compartments with gilt lettering, feathered, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. (14), 848; (8), 887; (8), 982 pp. A marvelous set, all gilt still handsome and bright, the bindings as pristine and without wear.

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Price: $950.00