William Shakespeare Complete Works 1909 nice 10 volume set w/ commentaryBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Literature, William Shakespeare, Plays, Drama, Comedy, Sonnets).
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. With copious notes and comments by H.N. Hudson and numerous others.
Published 1909, New York by Current Literature Publishing Company.
10 volumes, each c. 450 pages. Text in English. Frontispiece in each volume.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering.
Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, spins all uniformly sunned to a mellow brown, set remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
An uncommon (and inexpensive) early 20th century set of Shakespeare with extensive commentary.
Still attractive on the shelf. The set displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this set survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Books Measure c. 7 1/5" H x 5" W.