The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare
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Hardcover. Fine. New York,n.d.[20th century]3 volume Mayfair Edition.limited to 50 copies bound in full red niger moroccan.doublures,gilt extra,thick 12 mo.near fine FINE BINDINGS.WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARES
Norwalk: Easton Press 1993. (Hardcover set) Fine. The complete set in gilt decorated burgundy leather. The spines have raised bands, all edges gilt, moire endpapers, ribbon page markers, and each volume illustrated by a different artist. This stunning set graces c40-inches of shelf space. (Sets, Drama, Sets).
SHAKESPEARE, William (Charles Knight - editor)
London: Charles Knight, n.d. (c.1890). THE PICTORIAL EDITION. 8 vols., 9-1/2" X 6-3/4", illustrated full page and in text, includes the doubtful plays and The Life of Shakespeare. Bound in 1/2 tan morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, all edges gilt, hinges fine.
N Y: George D. Sproul,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1907-1909. Hardcover. Single color; 4to 11" - 13" tall; . Original blue cloth and gray paper-covered boards. Binding good - very good, some spines dampstained. Varied foxing to front and rear of volumes. Annotations and general introduction by Sidney Lee. Each volume has an engraved frontispiece. An authoritative compilation of Shakespeare's complete works. Difficult to assemble a complete set of 40. These weigh over 100lbs. Various ephemera laid in included a letter from the head of the Folger Shakespeare library, Adams. None located at auction [AE or ABPC], in the last 100 years although there are some odd volumes that have come under the hammer. Included are; 1. The comedy of errors --2. The two gentlemen of Verona --3. Love's labour's lost --4. The merchant of Venice --5. All's well that ends well --6. A midsummer night's dream --7. The taming of the shrew --8. The merry wives of Windsor --9. Much ado about nothing --10. As you like it --11. Twelfth Night; or, what you will --12. Measure for measure --13. Pericles, Prince of Tyre --14. Cymbeline --15. The winter's tale --16. The tempest --17-19. King Henry VI, pts. 1-3 --20. King Richard III --21. King Richard II --22. King John --23-24. King Henry IV, pts. 1-2 --25. King Henry V --26. King Henry VIII --27. Romeo and Juliet --28. Titus Andronicus --29. Julius Caesar --30. Hamlet --31. Troilus and Cressida --32. Othello --33. Macbeth --34. King Lear --35. Timon of Athens --36. Antony and Cleopatra --37. Coriolanus --38. Sonnets --39. Poems I --40. Poems II ; Index to proper names and songs ; Glossary. ; 125 .
Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1936. First. hardcover. very good(+). The Cambridge Edition Text, as edited by William Aldis Wright. Illustrations by Rockwell Kent. Preface by Christopher Morley. 2 vols., large 4to, blue cloth, vellum labels. Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1936. Limited Edition. One of 750 copies, signed by Kent.
\. (very good unless otherwise noted). Cambridge Edition Text as Edited by William Aldis Wright, Including the Temple Notes., Illustrated by ROCKWELL KENT. NY: Doubleday, 1936, 4to, 2vols., bound in the original buckram with skivers, bit of marginal foxing of a few leaves, one of 750 copies numbered and signed by Kent, uncut in somewhat worn slipcase
BOSTON, & NEW YORK, COLONIAL PRESS [1900-1901], 1901. ORIGINAL GREEN CLOTH, CONTRASTING WHITE LABELS; 20 VOLUMES; INTRODUCTION BY W.J. ROLFE, FRONTISPIECE ON JAPAN VELLUM VERY GOOD. Hardcover.
Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, Garden City and New York, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Kent, Rockwell. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Folio. 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Deckled edges (rough cut). Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. This is copy number 708 of a limited edition of 750 copies numbered and signed by the artist (Rockwell Kent). Blue cloth over boards with a blind stamped illustration on front covers, beveled edges, no dust jacket as issued, gilt lettered vellum spine labels, Notes, Glossary, Index to the Characters, Index of First Lines. One corner of spine label on the Volume I is slightly chipped, both volumes have a few light scratches on covers from sliding in and out of the slipcase. Slipcase is intact; however, it is very worn. Illustrated label on one side is in very good condition. Illustrator: Kent, Rockwell. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 007582. . This a heavy set and will require extra shipping charges.
London: Allied Newspapers, Ltd., 1932. First Thus . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 2" tall. According to Miniature Book News #3 March, 1966, this set was originally printed about the same time as th Ellen Terry edition (Bryce) edition and the engravings are identical with exception that this (Allied) edition is printed on regular paper rather than India and is, thus, twice as thick. However, they advise that the Terry set is the smallest ever printed, so this set is right there, but for the added thickness. Each book is 2" x 1.4", the flexible boards are covered in black leatherette and have decorative end papers. Each comes with a frontispiece and a brief explanation. All are lightly rubbed and one or two have the covering cloth lifting at a corners. The set comes with a glossary volume and is housed in a wooden box with a list of all the volumes. This box is lovely, but since the set originally came in a small wooden book case, was apparently added later. In any case it makes a great addition to this uniquely collectible set. Based on some advertisements, this set was printed around 1932.
Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1936. Hardcover. Collectible: Very Good/None as Issued. Hardcover. First Edition. Special signed limited edition, first issue in this format. 2-volume set (complete). Illustrator: Rockwell Kent. Full Title: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare:The Cambridge Edition Text, As Edited by William Aldis Wright Including the Temple Notes. 2 oversized blue cloth hardcover volumes with gilt top edge, beveled edges and rough cut foredge and bottom edge. limited edition of 750. Clean tight and unmarked. oversized and overweight Please email for photos.
Garden City Books, 1936. First THUS. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Kent, Rockwell. Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1936. First thus, Cambridge edition. Hardcover. 1527 pp. Very good, in a very good unclipped jacket. Book has light edge wear, including a small closed tear at the head of spine. Front pastedown and free endpaper are toned. Jacket is toned with sunning and faint, little damp stains to spine. Chipping and tearing to edges with a 1" open tear at head of spine. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent.
Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1936. Number 433 of a limited edition of 750 copies SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY ROCKWELL KENT in ink on the limitation page. Very good in dark blue boards with some light staining to the outside edges of the rear boards. Slight soiling to endpapers, otherwise interiors clean and tight. A very attractive set. . Signed by Illustrator. First Thus.
London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1880. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; One hundred and eighty six photogravures and photo-engravings. Text Revised By The Rev. Alexander Dyce. Bound in 3/4 red-brown morocco leather. Printed on quality rag paper. 9.25" x 6.5" x [19" shelf length], about 32lbs. Unopened [pages retain original signature folds]. Ornately bound in gilt . Couple of professional hinge repairs. Contents firm, clean and fine. Bindings VG. They make a most handsome presentation on any shelf.  deluxe edition. ; 32 .
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1953. Four volumes. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spines. Four lovely clean very tight copies with bright unmarked marbled boards and no bumping to corners. Slipcase rubbed to some edges and light creasing to lower surface but not otherwise damaged. Total of 3993pp. William Shakespeare's Works set out as the text and order of the First Folio with Quarto Variants & a choice of modern readings noted marginally: to which are added Pericles and the First Quartos of six of the plays with three plays of doubtful authorship: also the Poems according to the Original Quartos and Octavos. Each volume is dedicated to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in her Coronation Year. This is a heavy set.. Hard Cover. Fine. 9 x 5.75 x 5.5 Inches.
William Shakespeare, preface by Israel Gollancz
Philadelphia: David McKay, c. 1900. Hardcover. Good +. 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. Ten volume set, complete. Half light brown calf with marbled paper boards. 5 raised bands on spine with gilt lettering and decoration, two leather labels. Gilt upper text block. Tissue-protected B&W engraved frontis. Condition is GOOD+ ; vols 1 and 10 have front covers detached. Wear to corners and edges, some scuffing and light wear to spine but generally a very good, attractve set. Text very good. Drama RGR
03/1984. Edition: 4. softcover. mit Mängeln, z.B. verschmutzt, abgegriffen, Kanten abgestoßen o.a.. 6964
London; (1963): Oxford University Press 1164, (2)pp., printed on India paper, handsomely bound in dark blue morocco, boards ruled in gilt, slightly raised bands with compartments decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, ribbon marker. A very nice copy.. Octavo.
Oxford University Press, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good. Nice looking book, has minor edge wear.
NY: Harper & Bros. (l906) Octavos,, 20 volume set, complete. Printed by The University Press, Cambridge. Frontis in each volume. Light wear. Good+ to V.Good Red/brown cloth with gilt spines, top edge gilt.. The Harper Ed.. Hardcover.
Philadelphia: Amies Publishing Co.. 1884. (Leather binding) 1468pp. Very good. A large volume in ornamentally stamped brown leather (front and back) with gilt lettering. All edges gilt, marbelled endpapers, beautifully illustrated with numerous steel engravings from original drawings, chiefly portraits in character of the most distinguished American actors. The cover is worn around the edges with a few small holes worn through on the back hinge, the front endpaper has a previous owner's inscription and a 3 inch rectangular area near the top where a label has been removed with some loss to the page. (Drama).