New York: Harper and Brothers, 1847. Three volumes. Large octavo. Contemporary red leather, ornately gilt, a.e.g. Wear and rubbing to extremities and spines, head and foot of spines chipped and worn. Later bookplate on front pastedowns, contemporary ownership inscription on title pages. Light to moderate scattered foxing. Good. Item #1405
A handsome set of Shakespeare's works in an elaborate publisher's binding. The three volumes are divided by subjects, with the first containing histories, the second comedies, and the third tragedies. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts, as well as frontispiece plates and engraved title pages. A handsome set despite its slightly rough condition around the edges.