MAGNIFICENT EXTRA ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN STUNNING FULL MOROCCO
SHAKSPEARE (SHAKESPEARE), William ~ The Plays of William Shakspeare.
London: John Stockdale, 1807
6 volumes bound in 12, 12.5 inches tall. A stunning full straight grain morocco binding from the early 20th century in pristine condition with wide gilt raised bands, elegant gilt panels and boards, dentelles and all edges gilt. This celebrated quarto edition has been embellished with 118 extra plates by Boydell and others, 13 of which are folding as well as the 22 plates called for by J. Heath after Stothard, Fuseli and Hamilton and others. With the vast armorial bookplate of the great bibliophile William Hall Walker, Baron Wavertree. From the corrected Text of Johnson and Steevens. A truly unique and magnificent set.