The Plays and Sonnets of William Shakespeare: Seven Volume Leatherbound Set (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World series)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; CLARKE, William George; WRIGHT, William Aldis (editors)

Price: $588.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A complete seven-volume set presenting the plays and sonnets of William Shakespeare in a deluxe leatherbound reprint edition by the Franklin Library. Edited by William George Clarke and William Aldis Wright. With illustrations by William Oakes. [Note: 'William' is well represented here.] Issued as part of the publisher's collection, the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full dark red bonded leather covers with four raised bands on each spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spines, and textblock edges all in bright gilt. Interior leaves printed on high-quality papers. Deep red silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmarks. Volumes lack dust jackets (as issued). --- Near Fine copies but with a hint of sunning to spines of volumes I, II, III and V; otherwise this set is bright and lacking additional damages or evidence of having been read. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall)

Title: The Plays and Sonnets of William Shakespeare: Seven Volume Leatherbound Set (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World series)

Author Name: SHAKESPEARE, William; CLARKE, William George; WRIGHT, William Aldis (editors)

Categories: >>Shakespeare, >>Fine Bindings, >>Drama/Theatre; Movies/TV,

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 81422