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The Works of Shakspere, Imperial Edition; Two Volumes

£120.00

Product description

Two very large, very heavy volumes containing the works of William Shakespeare, edited and with notes by Charles Knight. Both volumes half bound with blue leather ridged spine and corners, with gilt decoration, and blue faux-leather cloth boards. The spines and corners are scuffed and edge worn, the boards have uneven mottling and edge wear. Marbled page edges all round, marbled endpapers. All four boards are still firmly attached with only very minor wear to the internal hinges. The binding is tight throughout both volumes. Illustration plates through the text from steel engravings; each plate has a protective sheet and these plus the margins of some of the plates have some light foxing. The text pages have some very occasional light foxing but are mainly clean. No inscriptions in either volume. Volume I has a frontispiece of 'Shakspere' by R A Artlett and a picture on the title page of 'The Birth-place of Shakspere' plus 24 other plates. Volume II has a frontispiece of 'Wolsey at Leicester Abbey' and a picture on the title page of The Globe Theatre, Bankside, 1593, plus thirteen other plates. Undated, probably mid 19th century (Virtue & Co changed name in 1879). Weight over 10kg therefore requires extra courier charge. Price adjusted to reflect this.

Item details

Added value:
Two very large volumes, good condition
Author(s):
Shakespeare, William; Knight, Charles
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
37cm x 28cm x 8cm each volume
Edition:
c1860-1870
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1588
Publisher:
Virtue & Co

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About this item

Two very large, very heavy volumes containing the works of William Shakespeare, edited and with notes by Charles Knight. Both volumes half bound with blue leather ridged spine and corners, with gilt decoration, and blue faux-leather cloth boards. The spines and corners are scuffed and edge worn, the boards have uneven mottling and edge wear. Marbled page edges all round, marbled endpapers. All four boards are still firmly attached with only very minor wear to the internal hinges. The binding is tight throughout both volumes. Illustration plates through the text from steel engravings; each plate has a protective sheet and these plus the margins of some of the plates have some light foxing. The text pages have some very occasional light foxing but are mainly clean. No inscriptions in either volume. Volume I has a frontispiece of 'Shakspere' by R A Artlett and a picture on the title page of 'The Birth-place of Shakspere' plus 24 other plates. Volume II has a frontispiece of 'Wolsey at Leicester Abbey' and a picture on the title page of The Globe Theatre, Bankside, 1593, plus thirteen other plates. Undated, probably mid 19th century (Virtue & Co changed name in 1879). Weight over 10kg therefore requires extra courier charge. Price adjusted to reflect this.

Added value:
Two very large volumes, good condition
Author(s):
Shakespeare, William; Knight, Charles
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
37cm x 28cm x 8cm each volume
Edition:
c1860-1870
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1588
Publisher:
Virtue & Co

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