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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

[The works of William Shakespeare]

Additional Title(s):

Works. 1932

London : Allied Newspapers Ltd., [1932]
Printed in Scotland : Andersons Edinburgh, Ltd.
Physical Description:
40 volumes : illustrations ; 52 mm + 1 bookcase
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2754 .P75 2005 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Neale Albert, Yale JD 1961, and Margaret Albert
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With a frontispiece illustration in each volume.
Fairman, E. Poet of them all, page 219
Bondy, L.W. Miniature books, page 123
Michael Garbett Antiquarian & Fine Books. Miniature and small Shakespeare sets, mostly in cases, 21
Selected exhibitions: "'The Poet of Them All': William Shakespeare and Miniature Designer Bindings from the Collection of Neale and Margaret Albert" (Yale Center for British Art, June 16-August 21, 2016).
BAC: British Art Center copy bound by Jana Přibíková, each volume in a different decorative binding. Bound in goatskin, and decorated using a variety of techniques and materials, including gold and silver tooling; snakeskin and onlays; and marbled paper.
Subject Terms:
Allied Newspapers Ltd. -- Publisher.
Andersons Edinburgh, Ltd. -- Printer.
Miniature books.
Fine bindings.
Přibíková, Jana, binder.
Collection of Margaret and Neale Albert (Yale Center for British Art).

  • v. 1. The tempest
  • v. 2. The two gentlemen of Verona
  • v. 3. The merry wives of Windsor
  • v. 4. Measure for measure
  • v. 5. The comedy of errors
  • v. 6. Much ado about nothing
  • v. 7. Love's labour's lost
  • v. 8. A midsummer night's dream
  • v. 9. The merchant of Venice
  • v. 10. As you like it
  • v. 11. The taming of the shrew
  • v. 12. All's well that ends well
  • v. 13. Twelfth night
  • v. 14. The winter's tale
  • v. 15. King John
  • v. 16. King Richard II
  • v. 17-18. King Henry IV
  • v. 19. King Henry V
  • v. 20-22. King Henry VI
  • v. 23. King Richard III
  • v. 24. King Henry VIII
  • v. 25. Troilus and Cressida --v. 26. Coriolanus
  • v. 27. Titus Andronicus
  • v. 28. Romeo and Juliet
  • v. 29. Timon of Athens
  • v. 30. Julius Caesar
  • v. 31. Macbeth
  • v. 32. Hamlet.--v. 33. King Lear
  • v. 34. Othello
  • v. 35. Antony and Cleopatra
  • v. 36. Cymbeline
  • v. 37. Pericles
  • v. 38. Venus and Adonis and Rape of Lucrece
  • v. 39. Sonnets and poems
  • v. 40. Biography and glossary.

“The Poet of Them All”: William Shakespeare and Miniature Designer Bindings from the Collection of Neale and Margaret Albert (Yale Center for British Art, June 16, 2016-August 21, 2016) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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