London: Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press, 1919. 32 B&W photo-lithographs. Leather with blind- & gilt-stamping. Thick 8vo (5 1/4" x 7 3/8"), Sangorski & Sutcliffe full brown leather binding with five hubs, gold lettering, blind-stamping, Shakespeare's golden crest on front cover, gold-ruled borders, & inner dentelles; illustrated with frontispiece' photo-lithograph of the Stratford Bust (with tissue guard), plus 31 full-page B&W photo-lithographic plates from the famous Boydell engravings, all edges gilt [a.e.g.], elaborate gilt-embellished red-&-green floral endpapers, vii, [ix-x] + 1352 pages. Weight: 2 lbs. 9 oz. Fine / None. Item #4664
A Very Handsome, Magnificently Bound Sangorski & Sutcliffe, portable edition of Shakespeare's Complete Works with several exceptional illustrations: mainly from the famous Boydell engravings.
A SUPERB copy to carry and enjoy, as well as a splendidly giftable & Very Finely bound full-leather edition of William Shakespeare's Works.
Solid binding, clean, bright, unmarked pages; crisp, black, and unfoxed B&W illustrations, encased in a magnificent full-leather brown Sangorski & Sutcliffe hubbed binding (of which there is non finer!) with brilliant decorative endpapers. Slight bumping to upper corners.