MAGNIFICENT 24-VOLUME DELUXE ISSUE, ONE OF ONLY 100 COPIES.
A beautiful complete set of the comprehensive “New Century Shakespeare”. Number 37 of only 100 copies of the deluxe issue. Printed on Japan vellum and illustrated throughout, with many illustrations in two states (tinted and black-and-white). Bound in full crushed morocco with elaborately gilt-tooled spines.
Contains all the plays, poems, and sonnets. With notes and general glossary by Alexander Dyce; introduction and life of Shakespeare by W.J. Rolfe, and criticism by Henry N. Hudson.
Boston: Dana Estes and Company, 1900. Octavo, publisher’s deluxe full crushed brown morocco, gilt-decorated spines, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Nearly invisible joint repair to volume 1. In fine condition with only tiny imperfections. An outstanding set.
Price: $5,900 .