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KNIGHT, Charles 1791-1873 / SHAKSPERE, William 1564-1616 .
The Works of Shakspere (sic). With notes. Imperial Edition. With illustrations on Steel from pictures by C.W. Cope, W. P. Frith, C. R. Leslie, D. Maclise... and others. In Two Volumes
London: Virtue & Co. Limited, 294, City Road, [no date - c. 1875]. 0. A very good four volume set in matching gilt decorated leather bindings . Folio. 37.5cm x 29cm x 4.2cm. Red calf over thick bevelled boards. Boards with minor blemishes and bumps. Hinges carefully strengthened. Elaborate gilt title to each front board and gilt ruled border. Smooth spines with gilt decoration and gilt titles. All page edges bright gilt. Original yellow endpapers. Inner hinges carefully strengthened. Clean English text throughout. 46 clean steel engraved plates by C.W. Cope, W.P. Frith, C.R. Leslie, D. Maclise, E.M. Ward, C. Clint, H.S. Marks, W.Q. Orchardson, with tissue guards. Vol. I. : pp.415 with Portrait frontis, engraved title-page and 9 full-page engravings ; Vol. II. :pp.416-810, with 10 full-page engravings. Vol. III. : pp.406 with engraved title-page and 9 full-page engravings. Vol. IV. : pp.407-778/[6pp.]/pp.188 ('Biography of William Shakspere by Charles Knight') and 15 full-page engravings. A very clean set in excellent bindings. This is a heavy set, so there will be an extra charge for posting outside of the UK. .
Bookseller: Chilton Books [United Kingdom]

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