The Works of William Shakespere William Shakespeare - By Sir John Gilbert, A.R.A. Publisher-Printing Location: Boston Estes and Lauriat, 301 Washington Street
Date and Numbering: 1878 Size and Page Count: 9.5" X 12.25" Tall, approx. 1200 pages in 6 volumes
Condition: Good to Very Good, Quarter Black leather with gray buckram cloth. each book with personal library sticker on inside of front board and signature on endpage, some spine covers with cracks or marks, with the fourth book volume 2 section 2 having several spine cracks in leather and a piece missing(see photos), front and bottom of boards with some rub marks and stains. Light foxing from age, text block tight and Complete.
Illustrations Information: 30 steel engravings and 100+ illustrations, engraved by Henry Robinson
----An excellent opportunity for the collector, researcher or historian----
The Complete Works of Shakespere in 2 volumes, each volume composed of three books. Contains additional sonnets of Shakespere, 'a Lover's Complaint', "The Passionate Pilgrim", "Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Music", "Song", "Verses Among the Additional Poems to Chester's Loves' Martyr, 1601", and a glossary. Each Play has notes afterward. Classic plays valuable to any collection!
Sir John Gilbert (21 July 1817 – 5 October 1897) was an English artist, illustrator and engraver.
Link to Wikipedia article on William Shakespeare