London: Bickers and Son, 1880. FINELY BOUND, fourth edition thus. In ten volumes. Octavo. With a steel engraved frontispiece portrait of the Bard and a facsimile plate of signatures and seals to vol. I. The final volume consists of an extensive glossary. Finely bound in contemporary dark brown full calf by Wilson for Deighton, Bell and Co. of Cambridge, with raised bands, gilt titles to spines and gilt armorial devices to boards and spines. All edges and endpapers marbled. Classics prize inscription awarded by St John's College, Cambridge, in black ink to fly-leaf of all volumes, dated 1895. Repairs to some torn leaves in vol. X. Moderate wear to all bindings; some rubbing to joints. Very good overall. A most handsome edition with reasonably sized print. Item #48361
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