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Eight volumes, 8vo [text block 242 x 160mm], splendid full tan calf for Hatchard's, London, the boards panelled with gilt double fillets, gilt roll and blind zig-zag, gilt foral corners, the spine with gilt dot decorated raised bands, the compartments gilt panelled with double fillet, one red and one green lettering pieces, the other compartments prettily decorated, all edges gilt, board edges gilt roll decorated, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of William Forbes Fisher. A fine and handsome set. Will want extra postage. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: The Pictorial Edition of the Works of ...
Verlag: London; Charles Knight and Co c-1843
Buchbeschreibung Peter Fenelon Collier (186?), New York. 471; 515; 456; 446; 490; 485; 553; 597 Pp. All vols Black & white frontis, black & white illustrations throughout small amount of ink in margin of volume 6, all volumes have light wear to edges and covers, otherwise vg. All vols green cloth with gilt title to spine. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 33019
Buchbeschreibung Peter Fenelon Collier. Hard Cover. Zustand: Good. Hard Cover - Good - No dust jackets if issued - (8 Volume Set) - - (SHIPPING IN U.S. AND BY MEDIA RATE ONLY) - Circa 1870's. -- Other than edge wear and tear to spine of Volume 6 books are clean and tight - Illustrated - Volume I: Tragedies. Frontispiece portrait, tissue, engraved title, 471 pp. Romeo and Juliet; Hamlet; Cymbeline; Othello; Timon of Athens; King Lear. Illustrated throughout with engravings, full page and in-text and engraved plates of famous actors playing the primary roles. Volume II: Frontispiece plate, tissue, second frontispiece, engraved title. 516 pp. Macbeth, Troilus and Cressida, Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, Supplementary Notice to the Three Roman Plays; Poems and Supplementary notice to the poems. Volume III: Frontispiece, Frontispiece plate, tissue, engraved title. 456 pp. Two Gentlemen of Verona; Love's Labour's Lost; The Merry Wives of Windsor; Comedy of Errors; Taming of the Shrew; A Midsummer-Night's Dream; The Merchant of Venice. Volume IV: Frontispiece plate, tissue, engraved title. 446 pp. Second volume of comedies: All's Well That Ends Well; Much Ado About Nothing; Twelfth Night; or, What You Will; As You Like It; Measure for Measure; A Winter's Tale; Tempest. Volume V: Engraved plate, tissue, engraved title. 390 pp. King John, King Richard II, King Henry IV, Part I, King Henry IV, Part II, King Henry V. Volume VI: Frontispiece engraved plate, tissue, engraved title. 328 pp. King Henry VI, Part I and Part II, The First Part of the Contention of the Two Famous Houses of York and Lancaster, King Henry VI, Part III, The Second Part of the Contention of the Two Famous Houses of York and Lancaster, King Richard III, King Henry VIII, An Essay on the Three Parts of King Henry IV and King Richard III. Volume VII: William Shakspere: A Biography by Charles Knight, Revised and Augmented. Frontispiece engraved plate, tissue, second frontispiece plate, 553 pp. Revised and augmented from the 1843 edition. Volume VIII: Doubtful Plays (those not included in the Shakespearean canon). Frontispiece plate, tissue, engraved title, followed by indexes to the plays and poems. 507 pp. Titus Andronicus, Pericles, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Locrine, Sir John Oldcastle, Part I, the Life and Death of Thomas Lord Cromwell, The London Prodigal, The Puritan, A Yorkshire Tragedy, Notice on the Authoship of a Yorkshire Tragedy, Arden of Feversham, The Reign of King Edward III, George-A-Greene, Fair Em, Mucedorus, The Birth of Merlin, The Merry Devil of Edmonton, followed by Appendices. - (SHIPPING IN U.S. AND BY MEDIA RATE ONLY) - Circa 1870's. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 312779