London: George Routledge & Sons. Full Leather. near Very Good binding. Item #4546
Octavo. Vol. I: lxxvi, 546; II: , 564; III: , 542; IV: , 514; V: , 588; VI: , 546 pp. Bound in polished sheep with morocco title and volume labels on exquisitely tooled spines; all edges marbled matching the marbled endpapers; wonderful bindings with binder's stamp on the bottom of the front pastedowns, “Bound by Field & Co. 65 Regent St. W.” Spines a trifle rubbed but present well, nevertheless; some wear at the spine ends and some small splits starting at the joints. A finely bound edition of Shakespeare edited by Staunton who was most known as a chess master.