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“SETS THE STANDARD AND THE LIMITS OF LITERATURE”: ELEGANTLY BOUND WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE

SHAKESPEARE. Works. London: Robt. Rivière & Son, 1937. Ten volumes. Octavo, contemporary full red calf gilt, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, navy and brown morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. $5600.

Later edition of the Bard’s histories, comedies, tragedies and poems, limited to 100 sets for distribution in fine bindings by Rivière & Son.

"Shakespeare is the Canon. He sets the standard and the limits of literature" (Harold Bloom). Each volume illustrated with frontispiece portrait. With commentaries, glossaries and study questions.

A bit of toning to top edge of front board of Volume X. A beautifully bound set in fine condition.

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