SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616. HENLEY, W.E. 1849-1903. EDITOR. Works of Shakespeare edited by W.E. Henley. Edinburgh and New York: T. and A. Constable, [1903].

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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.
HENLEY, W.E. 1849-1903. EDITOR.
Works of Shakespeare edited by W.E. Henley. Edinburgh and New York: T. and A. Constable, [1903].

US$ 5,000 - 8,000
£ 3,800 - 6,100
SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.
HENLEY, W.E. 1849-1903. EDITOR. Works of Shakespeare edited by W.E. Henley. Edinburgh and New York: T. and A. Constable, [1903].
18 volumes only (of 20). Small folio. Extra-illustrated with original pen, ink and watercolors by H.C. Green and others, water-color and gilt illumination in the Art Nouveau manner throughout, and various hand-colored and black and white engravings. Contemporary dark green morocco by R. Jackel and Co. NY, elaborately gilt, covers with foliate design, incorporating white and red onlays around the central arms. Spine in six compartments, gilt inner dentelles, silk doublures and endleaves, top edges gilt. Spines slightly sunned, some offsetting from plates.

A very fine set of the LIMITED "ANNE HATHAWAY EDITION OF THE EXTRA ILLUSTRATED HENLEY SHAKESPEARE," this number 11 of 50 copies, with elaborate Art Nouveau decoration to borders and head and tail pieces, in addition to c.120 colored and plain engravings and watercolors of Shakespearean characters by H.C Green and others.
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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616. HENLEY, W.E. 1849-1903. EDITOR. Works of Shakespeare edited by W.E. Henley. Edinburgh and New York: T. and A. Constable, [1903].
SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616. HENLEY, W.E. 1849-1903. EDITOR. Works of Shakespeare edited by W.E. Henley. Edinburgh and New York: T. and A. Constable, [1903].
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