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The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere 'sic' in 8 Leatherbound Volumes

$1,450per set


A beautiful 8 volume set of Shakespeare's works bound in full crimson leather with gilt-tooled raised band spines, profusely illustrated with line drawings, published in London by Charles Knight and Company. Each volumes has marbleized endpapers and is signed by its former owner, Charles Inglis Dixon Captain Royal Navy. Further inscribed and dated as a gift from his "affectionate sister January 1, 1865." A great looking set of the writings of the greatest playwright in the history of the English language, circa 1860 or earlier.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 9.875 in. (25.09 cm)Width: 7 in. (17.78 cm)Depth: 1.25 in. (3.18 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 8
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1860 or Earlier
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Lovely set with beautiful gilt spines and mellow crimson colored leather. Minor defects and marks as expected, some volumes with bumped ends. Bindings are tight. A great looking set.
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU855220850612

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