Complete Works of Shakespeare
"The Pocket Portrait Shakespeare 4 vols contained in a Green faux book-box, divided into
four compartments. Each volume measures 24" x 4" x 1"ins
The inside of the lid to the book-box has a double red
linear edge around the title The Pocket Portrait
Shakespeare-eight volumes bound as four' and then lists each volume's contents.
Each volume bound in olive green cloth with dark blue Art Nouveau decoration to front and spine, with gilt titles
to each and with yellow edges.
The faux book-box is covered similarly in olive cloth with Shakespeare in gilt on cover/lid and with gilt Art
Nouveau title and decoration to spine. The edges of the faux book-box very closely resemble an
uncut bound book.
The spine of the box is beginning to come loose. Fine VG. Sold by a collector in a public auction at Bonhams, 9th November 2022.