"SETS THE STANDARD AND THE LIMITS OF LITERATURE": FINELY BOUND WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE
SHAKESPEARE. Works. London: James Finch & Co., 1904. Four volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter red calf gilt, raised bands, pictorial endpapers, top edges gilt.
The "Hampstead Edition" of the Bard's histories, comedies, tragedies and poems, accompanied by Sidney Lee's Life of Shakespeare, in four handsomely bound volumes.
"Shakespeare is the Canon. He sets the standard and the limits of literature" (Harold Bloom). Each volume with frontispiece portrait.
A lovely set in fine condition.