The Works of William Shakespeare. Edited, with a Scrupulous Revision of the Text. Edited by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke.
London. Bickers & Son et al. 1903. Hardcover. thick tall8vo, 23.5x 16.5cm, lxi,1002,pp., engraved frontis portrait, chronology, glossary, title page printed in black and red, in full tree calf, elaborate gilt tooled floral decorations and borders in the panels, gilt ruled raised bands, gilt spine titles on crushed brown morocco label, gilt roll borders on the boards, gilt school crest (Wellington College) on the upper cover, blind stamped inner dentelles, marbled endpapers and edges, fine SIGNED binding, "Bickers and Son, London". (over-stamped), prize bookplate, some wear at the edges, else a very good to fine attractively bound copy. (cgc). - An attractive copy of Shakespeare's works edited by the these prominent nineteenth century Shakespeare scholars who also published the "Complete Concordance to Shakespeare". The frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare, with facsimile signature, is by Martin Droeshout and engraved by R.C. Bell. Item #29714