The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, 6 Volume Set and Dictionary of Dates w/ Original Stand

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, 6 Volume Set & Dictionary of Dates w/ Original Stand

Regular price $195.00


Production Description:  An extraordinary burgundy leather bound, 6 volume set of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare" published by Thomas Nelson & Sons.  Included with this set is 328 pages of the “Dictionary of Dates”.  Stamped on the bottom of the first page is “Cross London Made in England”.  Printed by The Temple Press at Letchworth in Great Britain, it sits horizontally in the bottom portion of the dictionary stand where the Shakespeare volume set displays vertically.  The stand is also stamped Cross London Made in England.  Complete sets are rare to come by with its original stand.  The 6 volume set totals over 3,465 pages of reading in addition to the dictionary of dates totally 328 pages.  This entire set will arrive with its original stand.

Circa:  Unconfirmed.  No publish date.  Believed to be late 1800's - early 1900's

Dimensions:  6 ½” x 4 ¼”

Product Weight:  4 pounds 9 ounces

Origin:  Stand:  Made in England, Shakespeare Set:  Printed in Great Britain

Material:  Leather, paper, other

Publisher:  Thomas Nelson & Sons, London Edinburgh Dublin and New York

Language:  English

Condition:  Previously owned - used.  Condition is consistent with age and use.  Stand is in fair to poor condition with surface wear, although still usable.  Dictionary of Dates:  Front and back cover are "detached" (although still included), with soiled edges. Contents are in good condition.  The Complete Works of William Shakespeare:  Set is in fair condition with exception of volume VI which the front cover are detached and volume IV, the back cover has detached.  Interior of all books are in good, readable condition although binding on all have wear and some issues.  Name written in pencil on inside blank page cover of volume IV and has a loose back binding.

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