Lot 88 of 302:
The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere 8 vols.  

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Title:
The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere

Author:
Shakespeare, William

Place:
London

Publisher:
Charles Knight

Date:
[c.1840's]

Description:

8 volumes. Illustrated throughout with wood engravings. Edited by Charles Knight. (8vo) uniformly bound in green leather decoratively stamped in black, gilt decorated spines, gilt dentelles, top edges gilt.

A handsomely presented set of Knight's pictorial edition. With the armorial bookplates of George Anne Martin,  M.D. 

Includes: Comedies Vols. 1 & 2, Tragedies 1 & 2 including Poems, Histories 1 & 2, Doubtful Plans & Index, and the supplemental volume, being A Biography by Charles Knight.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
General light wear to leather, darkening to spines, occasional corner tip bumped or worn; some hinges starting a bit, small ownership stamps to top corner of front free endpapers, 1 vol. with ownership inscription in pencil; interiors sound with scattered foxing, mostly to a few leaves at front and rear; very good.


 
Item number:
309503
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