The Illustrated Pocket Shakespeare, complete with Glossary
The Illustrated Pocket Shakespeare, complete with Glossary

SHAKESPEARE, William (playwright) J. Talfourd BLAIR (editor). The Illustrated Pocket Shakespeare, complete with Glossary.

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SHAKESPEARE, William (playwright) J. Talfourd BLAIR (editor). The Illustrated Pocket Shakespeare, complete with Glossary. Glasgow; David Bryce And Son. [1886].

8vo.; 8 volumes, each volume bound in deep red cloth elaborately blocked in gilt to flat spines, all edges red, the 8 volumes housed in the publisher's crimson cloth-covered box with lift-up lid, lettered and decorated in gilt with black and gilt paper label laid into inner lid (box size 21 x 14 x 9.5cm); each volume with a black-and-white frontispiece and text set within red-ruled panels; a very nearly fine set with no ownership marks and just slight superficial splitting to cloth at one hinge (now invisibly repaired).
A very readable, and complete, little set of the works of Shakespeare with text in broad single column.

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