IMPERIAL EDITION. Folio, 39.1*30*15.5cm, wt:12.8kg, 810pp+778pp. Brown leather spines over cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Wear and tear to covers, rubbing at page edges. Front hinge of 1 volume weak with a crack, but still holding. UNDATED, but presumed around 1875. Complete with 51 fine steel plates. All pages and illustrations neat and clean, except for slightest foxing to margins of a few plates. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Works of Shakespere [Shakespeare]. Two ...
Publisher: London: Virtue & Co, Limited, 1875?
Publication Date: 1875
Book Condition: Fair
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Virtue. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. B00DL47ERO Two large volumes bound in full red leather. Boards and spines decorated with ornate gilt lettering, tooling, and portraits of Shakespeare. Illustrated throughout with intricate steel-plate drawings. No publication date, but thought to be printed in the 1880s. - Boards are detached, along with some of the free end pages. Heavy wear to all corners. No markings on inside pages. Bookseller Inventory # ZB00DL47EROZ4
Book Description Virtue & Co. Book Condition: Very Good. . Complete in 2 volumes. 4to. Full leather bindng, with slight edgewear. Pages have normal ageing, with minor dulling. Plates intact & text remains clear and crisp. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KNW0012988
Book Description Virtue & Co. Book Condition: Very Good. . Complete in 2 volumes. 4to. Full leather bindng, with slight edgewear. Pages have normal ageing, with minor dulling. Plates intact & text remains clear and crisp. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # KNW0012988
Book Description Virtue & Co. n.d. (c. 1880), London, 1880. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Imperial Edition. Half gilt-ruled morocco and mottled cloth, spine ruled and lettered in gilt (5 raised bands), a. e. g.; 2 volumes, folio (267 x 369 mm); , 810, plus frontis., additional illustrated title-p., 26 steel-engraved plates; , plus frontis., additional illustrated title-p., 16 steel-engraved plates. Collates complete. Illustrations from pictures by C. W. Cope, W. P. Frith, C. R. Leslie, D. Maclise, E. M. Ward, C. Clint, H. S. Marks, W. Q. Orchardson, and others. Boards lightly rubbed, and a little scuffed along the edges; raised bands a little scuffed. A little faint foxing, but overall internally bright and clean. An important study of Shakespeare's life and works, based primarily on the first folio, and beautifully illustrated. Bookseller Inventory # D7311