Complete Works of William Shakespeare - 9 Volumes
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London etc (World Classics). 1924. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Nine volumes (complete). All full leather in a full leather case. Pocket sized. A gratifyingly set. Lid has stamped gilt titling (amiable). The case is much worn, scuffed, marked all about from storage, ownership, use. It is still functional and useful. The inside of the lid has residue from a removed label. The books are charming. The spines of all have some light wear to the head and foot from handling. However, the flexi-leather covers of all are handsome, fresh, healthy. Blind-stamped decoration and titling. Volume I has a school presentation label on the front pastedown. Vol I: The Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Merry Wives of Windsor, Measure for Measure. Vol II: The Comedy of Errors, Much Ado About Nothing, Love's Labour's Lost, A Midsummer-Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice. Vol III: As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew, All's Well That Ends Well, Twelfth Night; Or, What You Will, The Winter's Tale. Vol IV: King John, King Richard the Second, King Henry the Fourth, Parts I and II. Vol V: King Henry the Fifth, King Henry the Sixth, Parts I, II and III. Vol VI: King Richard the Third, King Henry the Eighth, Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, Sonnets, A Lover's Complaint, The Passionate Pilgrim etc. Vol VII: Troilus and Cressida, Coriolanus, Titus Andronicus, Romeo and Juliet. Vol VIII: Timon of Athens, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Hamlet, King Lear. Vol IX: Othello, Antony and Cleopatra, Cymbeline, Pericles. All copies have a silk bookmarker. The contents of all are most pleasing. They are very fresh and neat, very clean and clear, comfortable - as if barely touched! An amenable, engaging set. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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