The Works of William Shakespeare Edited by Howard Staunton. Extra-illustrated edition

Shakespeare, William

Published by London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1881
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc. (Brecksville, OH, U.S.A.)

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Original Gilbert illustrations present. Extra illustrated in 1921. 15 volumes extended to 20 with the extra plates. A set with over 450 extra illustrations bound in. 'One thousand copies only of this edition deluxe of the Works of William Shakespeare have been printed for sale, each of which is numbered.' This being number 395. 4to. (28 cm). Profusely illustrated, some in color. Uniformly custom-bound in full dark blue morocco by Thomas W. Best (Best was a Boston bookseller and at one time a part owner of Harcourt Bindery). 5 raised bands; titles in gilt; gilt lines in spine compartments and both covers; gilt Shakespeare family coat of arms on front covers; gilt dentilled edges; t.e.g. Some light offsetting to a few pages and tissue guards, some rubbing to front hinges but binding are firm and strong. From the library of a prominent early 1900s Clevelander with his bookplate. Altogether a very attractive set in very good plus condition with many illustrations. Postage may be extra on this item. Bookseller Inventory # WL-144

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Title: The Works of William Shakespeare Edited by ...

Publisher: London and New York: George Routledge and Sons

Publication Date: 1881

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Limited Edition

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Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.
an Ohio Corporation
P. O. Box 41186 Brecksville, OH 44141
pkbooks@nacs.net
440-485-1532
6885 Woodwalk Drive Brecksville, OH 44141
Ohio Charter No. 716117
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