The New Century Shakespeare (in 24 vols.)

The New Century Shakespeare (in 24 vols.). William Shakespeare.
The New Century Shakespeare (in 24 vols.)
The New Century Shakespeare (in 24 vols.)
The New Century Shakespeare (in 24 vols.)
The New Century Shakespeare (in 24 vols.)
The New Century Shakespeare (in 24 vols.)
The New Century Shakespeare (in 24 vols.)
Shakespeare's infamous works, with notes and illustrations for a new century
The New Century Shakespeare (in 24 vols.)

Boston: Dana Estes & Co., 1900-1901. Edition De Luxe. Finely bound by Croscup & Sterling in full crushed morocco with gilt to spine and boards. Top edges gilt; all other edges untrimmed. Inner dentelles gilt. Marbled endpapers. One of 1,000 copies, of which this is 381. Spines uniformly sunned; slight pull to spine of volume 14, other occasional rubbing or nicks. Internally pleasing and clean. Overall, a charming set of Shakespeare's most influential works, with notes to engage the audience of a new century.

Designed with extensive notes, glossaries, and introductions as well as illustrations of Shakespeare's most famous and influential plays, the present set aimed to make readers of a new generation comfortable with the Bard's work. The result is a pleasing set that is a beautiful addition to any library.
Near Fine (Item #4184)

Price: $2,500