The Complete Works Of Shakespeare – Illus. Rockwell Kent 1936 | 1st Edition


  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher: Doubleday & Co, New York, 1936
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Attributes: First Edition, Dust Jacket, Illustrated

First edition, first printing. Illustrated w/ 41 full-page wonderful woodcuts by Rockwell Kent. Binding tight, a 2″ tear at the head of spine, internally fine, unmarked. DJ chipped at spine ends, worn around the edges w/ few closed tears. Good in Good DJ.

Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, King Lear, Hamlet, and Macbeth — the works of William Shakespeare still resonate in our imaginations four centuries after they were written. The timeless characters and themes of the Bard’s plays fascinate us with their joys, struggles, and triumphs, and now they are available in a special volume for Shakespeare fans everywhere.

This edition of William Shakespeare’s works includes all of his poems and plays w/ many wonderful woodcuts by Rockwell Kent , keepsake edition. Whether for a Shakespeare devotee or someone just discovering him, this is the perfect place to experience the drama of Shakespeare’s words. A scholarly introduction provides additional context and insight into the poems and plays. Specially designed end papers, a ribbon bookmark, and other enhancements complete the package and make this the perfect gift for any lover of literature — a book to read and treasure!

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