"The Yale Shakespeare," complete set, by Yale University Press
Written by William Shakespeare
Published by Yale University Press, New Haven and London, c.1965 (various dates, most mid-60s)
"The Yale Shakespeare" 40-volume set, complete, published by Yale University Press, originally published in 1918, this set consists mainly of reprints from the mid-1960s, with copyright dates ranging from 1918-1966. 18mo. All volumes are bound in blue cloth with gold-gilt titles stamped on each spine and front cover.
The set includes these titles: The Comedy of Errors; Julius Caesar; The Taming of the Shrew; Love's Labour's Lost; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Henry VI, Part 1; Henry VI, Part 2; Henry VI, Part 3; The Poems; Titus Andronicus; The Tragedy of Richard the Third; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Richard The Second; Romeo and Juliet; The Life and Death King John; The Sonnets; The Merchant of Venice; Henry IV, Part I; Henry IV, Part II; Henry V; The Merry Wives of Windsor; Much Ado About Nothing; As You Like It; Twelfth Night; Hamlet; Troilus and Cressida; Measure for Measure; All's Well That Ends Well; Othello; King Lear; Macbeth; Timon of Athens; Antony and Cleopatra; Pericles, Prince of Tyre; Coriolanus; The Tragedy of Cymbeline; The Winter's Tale; The Tempest; Henry VIII; Shakespeare of Stratford: A Handbook for Students by C. F. Tucker Brooke.
CONDITION: Very good condition, all volumes present, most copies unmarked and unread (some pages not split), with tight bindings, some looser than others; fading to the spines; some volumes with minor marks, scuffs, and other issues; a few volumes with previous owners name and sticker remnants on front cover. Overall, a lovely, complete, and spine-sunned set.
BOOK MEASUREMENTS: 18mo., 6.7" X 4.5"