Each volume is independently illustrated by a famous artist - example, Arthur Rackham. Eric Gill, Gordon Craig, Edy Legrand, Sylvain Sauvage, Edward A.
A limited edition of 1950 copies, of which this set is copy number 86. All the plays have the accompanying commentary. Also included is a cut out of the NY Times Book Review article from 1939 on this series. This series is considered by many bibliophiles to be the crowning glory of the LEC and George H. The books were designed by the great Bruce Rogers and are printed letterpress at the Press of A.
The front and rear boards feature a design that matches that of a wallpaper from Shakespeare's time that was discovered in a house near Stratford-upon-Avon. Most books have light sunning and soiling of the spine. There is minor loss of title text in a handful of the volumes. The front and rear boards are clean and bright. A couple of the volumes have minor corner bumps.The pages themselves are in great condition. The item "Limited Editions Club, Plays of Shakespeare, complete set of 37 volumes, VG+" is in sale since Sunday, December 11, 2016.
This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "techie84" and is located in Alviso, California.This item can be shipped worldwide.