This de luxe slip-cased edition makes a perfect present and contains Sir John Gilbert's (1817-1897) magisterial woodcut engravings, coloured especially for this edition by leading colourist Barbara Frith. Completely re-set Shakespeare Head Press edition. Fully bound in cloth, embossed and gold-blocked. Embossed, gold-blocked, cloth-covered slip-case. Marbled endpapers. Ribbon marker. Clear three-column setting.
Table of Contents
Contains all William Shakespeare's poems and plays. John Aubrey's "Brief life of Shakespeare". Biography of Sir John Gilbert RA. An account of the Shakespeare Head edition. Glossary. Further reading list.