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HANDSOMELY BOUND SET OF KNIGHT’S PICTORIAL SHAKESPEARE

SHAKESPEARE, William. Pictorial Edition of the Works. London, [1838]-43. Eight volumes. Early edition of Charles Knight’s celebrated Pictorial Edition of Shakespeare’s works, handsomely bound and profusely illustrated with hundreds of full-page and in-text wood-engraved illustrations depicting views, characters and stage settings. $3200.

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KNIGHT’S ILLUSTRATED “IMPERIAL” SHAKESPEARE, WITH 41 ENGRAVED PLATES, HANDSOMELY BOUND

SHAKESPEARE, William. The Works of Shakespeare (Imperial Shakspere). London, 1873. Two volumes. The magisterial Victorian “Imperial Edition”of the Bard’s works, edited by Charles Knight, two folio volumes illustrated with 41 steel-engraved plates, including a frontispiece and additional engraved title page in each volume, handsomely bound. $2800.

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HANDSOMELY BOUND SELECTION OF WORLD LITERATURE, LAVISHLY EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH 375 FINE ENGRAVINGS

KNIGHT, Charles, editor. Half-Hours with the Best Authors. Philadelphia, 1880. Six volumes. Later American edition of this selection of excerpts from the works of the world’s great authors, extra-illustrated with 375 full-page portraits of the principals and handsomely bound. $2200.

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EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH 65 FINELY ENGRAVED PORTRAITS

KNIGHT, Charles. Passages of a Working Life. London, 1864-65. Three volumes.

First edition of Charles Knight’s account of his career as an author and publisher, extra-illustrated with 65 full-page portraits of persons mentioned, beautifully bound by Tout. $800.

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