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Good Conditon - David Bryce and Son,1899.The Illustrated Pocket Shakespeare in 8 volumes (I to VIII) with complete glossary, carefully edited and compared with the best texts.

Rare version with embossed hardback covers. Embossed with the "church Stratford on Avon". Printed by Robert MacLehose of Glasgow University Press.

Pocket sized red hardbacks (gilt lettering to the spine, small nicks, dents and light shelf wear on the covers and spine) in GC.

Illustrated with b/w plates.Edited by J. Talfourd Blair.Nice and clean pages with some foxing marks,ink marks, pencil marks and light shelf wear on the outer edges,gilt edges on the outer edges of the pages. Volumes V & VII have some staining on the spine cover. Covers otherwise in Excellent condition.

The books are in GC for their age with relatively minor overall wear. 4048pp(total) Included a List of illustrations & glossary

The publisher David Bryce's work with miniature books is featured in the scottish Museum http://www.nls.uk/exhibitions/treasures/miniature-books/david
-bryce

http://www.alibris.com/booksearch.detail?invid=11157896704

http://www.biblio.com/book/illustrated-pocket-shakespeare-c
omplete-glossary-8/d/313591867

An extract from the paper at the time of publishing "Messrs. Bryce have distinguished themselves by the issue of their wonderful illustrated pocket edition of Shakespeare’s dramatic works and poems. This is a carefully edited edition by J. Talfourd Blair, from the best texts, and issued in eight volumes, crown 32mo, packed in a neat little library-case. It is sold, according to style of binding and general finish, at half a guinea, a guinea, a guinea and a half, and two guineas the set. The printing has been beautifully executed by the Glasgow University Press, and whole issue is what it is characterised as by no less eminent an than The Times — “A veritable edition de luxe”."

A very collectible 8 volume set of Shakespeare's works.
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