The Works of Shakespeare, Pictorial Edition, Edited by Charles Knight, 1867 in 4 Volumes
In four volumes this is a partial set of the works of William Shakespeare. Beautifully bound in 1/4 green leather with green cloth boards. The spines have five raised bands with gilt parallel lines on either edge of each band. A red text block on each spine has Shakespeare and Knight's names in gilt letters. The end papers and pastedown are a beautiful red and yellow marbleized design. There is minor foxing on pages here and there, but overall, the texts are very clean and free of any marks or tears. The books are illustrated with numerous drawings throughout the books.
The contents of the books are as follows: Note that Volumes I of Comedies and Tragedies is missing.
Histories, Volume I and Volume II Comedies, Volume II Tragedies, Volume II
The books measure 10 inches high, and 7 inches wide. This is a nicely bound collection of Shakespeare.