Complete Works of Shakespeare.
2nd copy "The Pocket Portrait Shakespeare'
-NB This set is on a finer paper and hence each book is much thinner than the previous set. 4 vols contained in a Maroon faux book-box, divided
into four compartments. Each volume measures 24" x 4" x 4" ins
The inside of the lid to the book-box has a double red linear edge around the title "The Pocket Portrait Shakespeare eight volumes bound as four and then
lists each volume s contents. Each volume bound in olive green cloth with gilt Art
Nouveau decoration to front and spine, with gilt titles to each and with gilt edges. The faux book-box is covered in maroon faux leather with Shakespeare in gilt on cover/lid: the spine section of
the faux-box cover is missing.
The edges of the book-box are in marbled-blue & gold. Faux box Good Books-Fine. Sold by a collector in a public auction at Bonhams, 9th November 2022.
Not in Garbett