Shakespeare Tragedies c.1906 lot x 10 red leather gilt books lovely setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Old leather Books, Shakespeare, Plays, Literature, Leather Sets, Tragedies].
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Lot of ten (10) different works from the collected works of William Shakespeare. Titles found below, each stands alone and is a complete work unto itself.
Shakespeare's Works, by William Shakespeare.
Published 1906, London by J.M. Dent.
10 volumes, each volume c. 150 pages. Text in English. Frontis engraving in each volume protected by tissue guard.
Period soft (limp) leather bindings, title in gilt on spines, cover stamped with central gilt pictorial stamp.
Bindings remains clean, tight and sound. Minor chipping to some spine ends, tiny scuff spots, minor rubbing, but leather remains supple, books are clean, tight and sound. Interior contents clean and largely free of any spotting or foxing. Early owners custom armorial book plate to front free end paper of each.
Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
This lot contains the following titles:
The Merchant of Venice.
Timon of Athens.
Anthony & Cleopatra.
Books measure: 5 1/4" H X 4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 5 3/4".