The Complete Works of Shakespeare

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The "Temple" complete set of 39 Shakespeare plays and book of sonnets published by JMDent in 1894-1896. Bound in burgundy leather with gilt titles. In good to fair condition.

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The Temple Shakespeare. Set of 39 Books. By William Shakespeare. Based on the Second Folio. Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons, London. 1894 and 1896. These books are in generally good condition, with many in fine condition. Bound in burgundy leather with gilt coat of armsand gilt titles along spine. Top edge uncut. Ribbon bookmarks to some. Text block is clean and crisp on almost all volumes. Printed in high quality paper in black and red. All volumes have a handsome frontispiece lithograph with tissue guard opposite an elegant title page. The hinges are strong and pages supple. This is rare as a full set and only missing the summary commentary volume, thus complete works.