Lot 183: [Shakespeare] The Works of Shakspere, Imperial Edition, 2 Volumes
22 October 2016
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: The Works of Shakspere, Imperial Edition, in two volumes, edited by Charles Wright with illustrations on steel. Printed by Virtue & Company, London, circa 1880. Folio size, both with partial leather hard cover with bevelled covers. Raised bands, blind stamping, and gilt illustrations and lettering to spines and covers and gilt end pages. All illustrations present in both volumes. Books range in size from 14 5/8" H x 11 1/8" W x 2 1/4" D to 14 5/8" H x 11 1/8" W x 2 1/2" D. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Condition Report: Volume I with corner tear to first page, some scattered minor interior toning/foxing. Scattered minor interior toning/foxing to volume II . Wear and slight losses to leather spines of both and general overall wear to covers, some minor scratching.