The Works

SHAKESPEARE, William. The Works.

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SHAKESPEARE, William. The Works. London: Frederick Warne and Co., [c.1900].

Thick 8vo., Horton School prize binding of polished calf, crest in gilt to upper board, ruled in gilt; spine fully decorated in gilt, with five raised bands and contrasting leather label gilt to spine; marbled edges and endpapers with blindstamped turn-ins, pp. [vi], v-xvi, 1136, [ii], with a frontispiece portrait of the author; a few light scratches to boards, slightly rubbed along spine, but a sound copy, with near-contemporary ink ownership inscription to ffep, and a few light spots to frontis and title.
The 'Albion' edition, prepared from the texts of the First Folio, and the Quartos, compared with recent commentators, by the editor of the 'Chandos' Classics.
A lovely, clean and legible edition of Shakespeare's works, in a highly attractive prize binding.