Book Description

First Thus; French text translation by Victor Hugo of the complete plays of William Shakespeare; this set published 1961 to 1964; marbled boards with gilt titles to quarter leather spines with four raised bands & decorations in gilt & black; green end-papers with patterned 'G' (for Garnier) within diamond shapes all in gold coloured print to volumes 1 & 2 - marbled brown end-papers to volume 3; integral yellow ribbon bookmarks to each volume; illustrations in b/w. to each volume include scenes from plays, portraits of Shakespeare & of Queen Elizabeth I, facsimile playbills, etc.
Dealer Notes
12mo - (over 6¾" - 7¾" tall); Top edges gilt - bright, rich condition; Previous owner's name & date in ink (neat) inside front end-paper of all volumes.
Author William Shakespeare (Victor Hugo - translator)
Date 1961
Binding Quarter Leather with Marbled Boards
Publisher Garnier Frères, Paris
Illustrator various
Condition Fine
Pages LXXX + 1010 + 1220 + 1142

Price: £150.00

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