Handcolored Plates, Text Printed in Gold

Shakesperian Tableaux. A Series of Pictures illustartive of Passages in the Play of Shakespeare.

London: Paul Jerrand 111 Fleet Street, [c. 1855].

Price: $750.00

About the item

12 handcolored plates, with ads. 1 vols. 4to. Handcolored Plates, Text Printed in Gold. Original cloth, gilt decorated endpapers. Some rubbing and discoloration, upper hinge cracked. Illustrated title, presentation leaf, publisher's advertisements as well as text accompanying illustration printed in gold. Some spotting or soiling, some cracking along gutter of several leaves, else Very Good. Jaggard p. 569.

Item #38708

Even the adds are printed in gold. It advertised as "Just ready, price 25s, in cloth with bevel cover; 31s 6d in enamel richly embossed patent binding."