LIBRARY SHAKESPEARE [COMEDIES, TRAGEDIES AND HISTORIES]

LIBRARY SHAKESPEARE [COMEDIES, TRAGEDIES AND HISTORIES]

(Bath: William Mackenzie but Robert Frederick Limited, [N.D., circa 1880] but, 2004 ).

A STRIKINGLY HANDSOME EDITION WELL SUITED TO THE IMMORTAL WORDS WITHIN, and this in a binding of black leather gilt decorated. The colourplates are in the finest style of the period and set this edition apart from other library Shakespeares editions of both its time and ours. Item #31865

3 volumes in one. A beautifully illustrated facsimile of the famous Library Shakespeare, a complete edition of Shakespeare's plays. Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert, George Cruikshank, and R. Dudley. The facsimile illustrations include many colourplates, numerous fine plates in monochrome, and many engravings throughout the text. A richly illustrated volume. Folio, (12 "x 10"), bound in full black leather, the spine and upper cover richly decorated and printed in red and gilt in all-over designs. All edges gilt, moire silk end-leaves. vi 396; 406, 476 pp. A pristine copy, as mint and unused.

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Price: $275.00