The Illustrated Pocket Shakespeare Complete with Glossary, 8 Vol set in Original Box. William Shakespeare, J. Talfourd Blair, Robert MacLeose.
The Illustrated Pocket Shakespeare Complete with Glossary, 8 Vol set in Original Box
The Illustrated Pocket Shakespeare Complete with Glossary, 8 Vol set in Original Box

The Illustrated Pocket Shakespeare Complete with Glossary, 8 Vol set in Original Box

New York, Nd[ca.1886]: A.C. Armstrong. Aprox. 2 1/2 x 3 1/2" Item #028204

[between 1886 and 1889--Folger note, [their copy in Vault B] A complete set with the following: v. 1: Biographical sketch. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. Measure for measure. Comedy of errors. Much ado about nothing -- v. 2: Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream. Merchant of Venice. As you like it. Taming of the shrew. All's well that ends well -- v. 3: Twelfth night. Winter's tale. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV, part 1 -- v. 4: King Henry IV, part 2. King Henry V. King Henry VI, part 1. King Henry VI, part 2. King Henry VI, part 3 -- v. 5: King Henry VI, part 3 (continued) King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. Titus Andronicus -- v. 6: Coriolanus. Macbeth. Cymbeline. Timon of Athens. Julius Caesar -- v. 7: Hamlet. King Lear. Othello. Antony and Cleopatra -- v. 8: Romeo and Juliet. Pericles. Miscellaneous poems. Index to current Shakespearian phrases. Glossary. The Folger notes that this American edition has the same setting of type as the edition published by D. Bryce & Son. in Glasgow in 1886, printer Robert MacLeose. Each volume bound in full embossed brown leather, lettered, and decorated in gilt, spine lettering and all edges gilt, volume 1 has the head pulled just a bit, housed within publisher's wooden box with latch showing some wear.

Price: $225.00