Shakespeare - The Works of Shakespeare edited by Israel Gollancz - 1899

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Shakespeare - The Works of Shakespeare edited by Israel Gollancz - 1899
Literature, Poetry - Quantity: 12 - Limited edition - Book

A wonderful bound set with works by William Shakespeare in superb condition. Complete in twelve volumes. Consisting of the following:
Volume I: Tempest; Twee heren van Verona; Vrolijke echtgenotes van Windsor; Maatregel voor maat. Volume II: Komedie van fouten; Veel drukte om niets; Het werk van de liefde is verloren; Midzomernachtsdroom. Volume III: Koopman van Venetië; Zoals jij het wilt; Het temmen van de feeks; Eind goed al goed. Volume IV: Twaalfde nacht; Winters verhaal; Cymbeline. Volume V: King John; Koning Richard II; Koning John; King Henry IV, Part 1. Volume VI: King Henry IV, Part 2; Henry V; King Henry VI, Part 1. Volume VII: King Henry VI, Part 2; Koning Henry VI, Part 3; Koning Richard III. Volume VIII: King Henry VIII; Troilus en Cressida; Coriolanus. Volume IX: Titus Andronicus; Romeo en Julia; Timon van Athene; Julius Caesar. Volume X: Macbeth; Gehucht; Koning Lear. Volume XI: Othello; Antony en Cleopatra; Pericles Volume XII: Life of Shakespeare; Venus en Adonis, etc.; Verkrachting van Lucrece; Sonnetten. The title pages are in black and red.
Illustrated with many wonderful colour illustrations. Volume VI has an extra fold-out illustration. The frontispiece of volume III is hand-coloured.
In half morocco leather. The books are in outstanding condition, only minor damage on corners and edges (see the photos, they are part of the description). All twelve volumes have golden page edges. The text blocks are firmly bound and are printed on artisanal paper. The pages are bright and clean. Volume I contains a tipped-in newspaper article from the Herald Tribune.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
12
Subject
Literature, Poetry
Author/ Illustrator
Shakespeare
Book Title
The Works of Shakespeare edited by Israel Gollancz
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1899
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
J.M. Dent & Co - London
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Extras
Limited edition
Number of pages
2500
Dimensions
21.5×14.5 cm
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