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Complete Works of Shakespeare.    "The Pocket Portrait Shakespeare"

Complete Works of Shakespeare. "The Pocket Portrait Shakespeare"

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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