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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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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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