William Shakespeare - The Works of William Shakespeare. The Henry Irving Edition (Complete Plays 8 Volumes) - 1890

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William Shakespeare - The Works of William Shakespeare. The Henry Irving Edition (Complete Plays 8 Volumes) - 1890
Geïllustreerd, Literatuur, Naslagwerken, Poëzie, Verzamelwerken, Toneelstukken, theater en scripts - Aantal: 8 - Boek

The Henry Irving Edition, with 38 tissue-guarded plates and many engravings in the text

Description
Complete full set of the Henry Irving edition of the works of Shakespeare. With notes and introductions to each play by F. A. Marshall and other Shakespearian scholars, and life of Shakespeare by Edward Dowden, L.L.D. Illustrated throughout with thirty-eight tissue-guarded plates, including frontispiece to each volume, and, and many engravings in the text by Gordon Browne, W. H. Margetson, and Maynard Brown.

Published by Blackie & Son, London, 1894. Uniform matching hard back binding in publisher's original quarter tawny brown leather over Hunter green cloth, gilt titles to the spines, top edges gilt, small gilt vignette to each front cover, dark brown end sheets.

Volume I: Love's Labours Lost, The Comedy of Errors, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Romeo and Juliet, King Henry VI Part I
Number of Pages: 348

Volume II: King Henry VI Part II, King Henry VI Part III, King Henry VI, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Richard II
Number of Pages: 482

Volume III: King Richard III, King John, Merchant of Venice, King Henry IV Part I, King Henry IV Part II
Number of Pages: 509

Volume IV: King Henry V, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Twelfth Night; Or What You Will
Number of Pages: 422

Volume V: All's Well That Ends Well, Julius Caesar, Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida, Macbeth
Number of Pages: 430

Volume VI: Othello, Anthony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, King Lear
Number of Pages: 430

Volume VII: Timon of Athens, Cymbeline, The Tempest, Titus Andronicus, The Winter's Tale
Number of Pages: 390

Volume VIII: Hamlet, King Henry VIII, Pericles, Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, Sonnets
Number of Pages: 510 including index

Book Dimensions: 24.5 x 19.5 and Number of Pages (8 Volumes): 3521
Nice publication weighing in excess of 11 kilograms.

Condition
A well-preserved set (it appears the books are not much used or being read, as some pages still uncut). The volumes are beautifully bound, designed, and illustrated. Solid, and firm bindings. Some wear to boards’ corners, edges and head and foot of spines. Internally’ in nice condition. No writing or inscriptions. Foxing to page edges, and some pages. All pages are tightly held at the gutter. Inner hinges are very good. Text is clean, all plates are present, and in very good condition (Please see pictures).

















Kavelgegevens
Object
Boek
Aantal boeken
8
Onderwerp
Geïllustreerd, Literatuur, Naslagwerken, Poëzie, Toneelstukken, theater en scripts, Verzamelwerken
Auteur/ Illustrator
William Shakespeare
Boektitel
The Works of William Shakespeare. The Henry Irving Edition (Complete Plays 8 Volumes)
Staat
Zeer Goed
Publicatiejaar oudste item
1890
Druk
Geïllustreerde druk
Taal
Engels
Oorspronkelijke taal
Ja
Uitgever
Blackie & Son
Band
Harde kaft
Aantal pagina‘s.
3521
Afmetingen
24,5×19,5 cm
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