The Works. Edited by William Aldis Wright
The Works. Edited by William Aldis Wright

SHAKESPEARE, William. The Works. Edited by William Aldis Wright.

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A beautifully bound set.

SHAKESPEARE, William. The Works. Edited by William Aldis Wright. London: Macmillan & Co., 1894.

8vo., 9 vols; elaborate Riviere binding of panelled calf, with decorative gilt borders and cornerpieces; spine fully gilt, with contrasting leather labels lettered in gilt and five raised bands; gilt turn-ins; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; internally exceptionally fresh and bright; a few light spots to prelims; the bindings a litle rubbed to extremities and scratched to spine; a couple of the hinges just starting; a few small patches darkened to spine; Vol VIII marked to lower panel; still a striking, and impressive set.
Third edition of the Cambridge Shakespeare, reprinted 1894/5. The first was issued in 1863. Dedicated to the Duke of Devonshire, this finely-bound set comes complete with the plays and sonnets, along with additional notes and addenda.

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