SHAKESPEARE, William.

The Works.

The text revised by the Rev. Alexander Dyce.

London: Chapman and Hall, 1875 Stock Code: 122487
£1,750.00
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Handsome Victorian edition

A handsomely bound set. Dyce was perhaps the leading Shakespeare scholar of the 19th-century. This collection was first published in 1857, with a second edition published in 1866. The present third edition was published six years after his death.

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Description

9 volumes, octavo (214 x 138 mm). Early 20th-century brown half morocco, decorative gilt spines, marbled sides, top edges gilt, pink marbled endpapers.

Illustrations

Engraved frontispiece after the Droeshout portrait with tissue-guard to volume I.

Condition

Spines very slightly sunned, bottom spine compartments of volumes IV and V slightly darkened, wear to front cover of volume IV, some edges lightly marked, very occasional light marking to contents. An excellent set.

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