The Works … The Text of the First Folio with Quarto Variants and a Selection of Modern Readings.

"The finest of all editions of our greatest poet": Complete Set of The Nonesuch Press’ Masterpiece: The Works of Shakespeare

The Works … The Text of the First Folio with Quarto Variants and a Selection of Modern Readings.

SHAKESPEARE, William.

Item Number: 3863

London: Nonesuch Press, 1929-33..

Octavo, 7 volumes, original full niger morocco, covers ruled in gilt, titles to the spine in gilt, raised bands. One of 1,600 copies. Edited by Herbert Farjeon. In very good to near fine condition. A very attractive set.

"The Shakespeare represents the chef d' oeuvre of the Nonesuch Press ... a model of careful proof reading and imaginative setting. The best of ancient and modern conjectural emendations are unobtrusively set in the margin for the benefit of a glancing eye. This is the finest of all editions of our greatest poet" (Nonesuch Century, 58).

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