Edited by Charles Knight. 2 vols. With Illustrations on Steel 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. Folio, publisher's red gilt leather, a.e.g. Imperial Edition. Ink ownership notation; bindings scuffed and rubbed; front joint of Vol. I chipped near the bottom; contents generally very nice. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Works of Shakespeare. Imperial Edition.
Publisher: Virtue & Co. no date.
Book Description Virtue & Co. n.d. (c. 1880), London, 1880. Hardcover. 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. Seller Inventory # D7311
Book Description London, Virtue & Co, n.d. (1873-76), 1873. in-folio, volume 1: 800 p. + 26 engr. plates / volume 2: 778 p. + 18 engr. plates, pages printed with double col., with usual aging to the paper, in all a clean and fresh copy, plates on heavy paper without stains, full brown morocco, richly gilt on spine and both covers, all edges gilt, a fine copy with only a few traces of use to the corners of the bindings, gilt edges. A superb copy of this ?Imperial edition? with fine steel engravings with all the original tissue guards. The notes are revised by the great Shakespearian critic Charles Knight. Volume I: with a notice of the original editions of the plays. - Comedies - Histories. 1 frontispiece portrait + 1 engraved titlepage + 24 plates / Volume II: Histories - Tragedies - Poems - Plays ascribed to Shakespeare - A brief notice of opinion on the writing of Shakespeare - Indexes. 1 engraved titlepage + 17 plates. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. British Museum general catalogue of printed books vol. 220 (London 1964 ed.) col. 26. Seller Inventory # 110635
Book Description London, Virtue & Co, n.d. (1873-76), (1873), 1873. Rilegato. Condition: come nuovo. Seller Inventory # ABE-1512756185965