London: J.S. Virtue and Co., Limited, no date [1892-1894]. [Plays] ILLUSTRATED AND FINELY BOUND. Four volumes bound as two, large octavo (28 x 21 x 9cm). Contemporary dark green half calf over green cloth boards, gilt titles to a red morocco label to spine, blue/green endpapers, edges speckled red. Text printed in double column with a simple red border. With twenty eight plates taken from photographs of contemporary actors of the day including Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Herbert Beerbohm Tree amongst others. Internally fine, some offsetting from plates, bookseller's ticket to flyleaf of each volume. Binding a little rubbed to extremities, spine sunned to brown. A highly attractive presentation with striking illustrations of some of the superstars of the late Victorian stage. Very good. Item #54900
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