Title The Complete Works of William Shakspeare
Book Condition Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Publisher London & New York the London Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd. N.D.
Seller ID P-070120A
Inv. # P-070120A. 3 volumes bound in full leather, designed to look like 3/4 leather. Gold-stamped portrait of Shakespeare on front board. Marbled endpapers and edges. "Revised from the original editions" with "a Memoir, and an essay on his genius, by Barry Cornwall." "Illustrated with engravings on wood from designs by Kenny Meadows; and numerous steel plates, portraits of eminent actors, etc., etc." The three volumes are arranged by subject, with Comedies, Tragedies, and Histories (along with the long poems and Sonnets). There is no date, but the work is mid 19th Century. The bindings are all tight, with no wear to joints; some bumping to corners. We also have "The Heroines of Shakespeare" Inv. # P-070120B), from the same publisher and similar in appearance, which would make a nice companion volume.; Steel engraving; 4to 11" - 13" tall