Title: The Works of William Shakespeare in Four Volumes – Six Tragedies, Eight Comedies, Six Histories, Poems. Complete set.
Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1975 – 1981. All Limited Editions for subscribers, in the 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. Hard to find all four!
Condition: Hardcover. Very slight wear to spines, some minor scuffs to edges, otherwise in immaculate condition. Gorgeous books, splendidly illustrated from woodcuts by at least 15 different illustrators.
These books are very heavy – please enquire for overseas shipping.
These books feature:
- Full bright red top-grade leather binding
- Genuine 22k gold gilt to all edges, front design, spine, and back
- Silk moire endsheets
- Satin bookmark, sewn-in
- Hubbed spine with raised bands
- Smyth-sewn binding for durability
- Premium acid-neutral archival paper that will not yellow
Six Tragedies (1975)
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Othello, Moor of Venice
Romeo and Juliet
Eight Comedies (1978)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Merchant of Venice
Much Ado About Nothing
As You Like It
Twelfth Night, or What You Will
Measure for Measure
The Winter’s Tale
Six Histories (1981)
Life and Death of King John
King Richard II
First Part of King Henry IV
Second Part of Henry IV