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The Henry Irving Shakespeare:

The Works of William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare; Edited by Sir Henry Irving and Frank A. Marshall

1906 - London - The Gresham Publishing Company

9" by 6.5"; (lxxxi) 347pp.; (x) 481pp.; (x) 509pp.; (x) 422pp.; (ix) 430pp.; (ix) 430pp.; (ix) 390pp.; (xi) 511pp.

 

DETAILS

A complete set of the Henry Irving edition of the works of Shakespeare.

With notes and introductions to each play by F. A. Marshall and other Shakesperian scholars.

Illustrated throughout with thirty-eight plates and many engravings in the text by Gordon Browne, W. H. Margetson, and Maynard Brown.

Including: 

Volume I: Love's Labours Lost, The Comedy of Errors, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Romeo and Juliet, King Henry VI Part I

Volume II: King Henry VI Part II, King Henry VI Part III, King Henry VI, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Richard II

Volume III:King Richard III, King John, Merchant of Venice, King Henry IV Part I, King Henry IV Part II

Volume IV: King Henry V, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Twelfth Night; Or What You Will

Volume V: All's Well That Ends Well, Julius Caesar, Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida, Macbeth

Volume VI: Othello, Anthony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, King Lear

Volume VII: Timon of Athens, Cymbeline, The Tempest, Titus Andronicus, The Winter's Tale

Volume VIII: Hamlet, King Henry VIII, Pericles, Poems

Sir Henry Irving (6 February 1838 13 October 1905), born John Henry Brodribb, was an English stage actor in the Victorian era, known as an actor-manager because he took complete responsibility (supervision of sets, lighting, direction, casting, as well as playing the leading roles) for season after season at the Lyceum Theatre, establishing himself and his company as representative of English classical theatre.

Bookseller's label to rear pastedowns.

Complete in eight volumes.

CONDITION

In quarter-morocco bindings with gilt detailing. Externally, smart, with just some slight rubbing. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Pages are bright, though with some scattered instances of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD.

 


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