12 vols., 16mo, pp. ix, [iii], 308; 339, ; 293, ; 320; 317, ; 320; 317, ; 304; 336; 320; 318; 320. Original blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt, edges gilt, housed in original matching blue cloth box, lid lettered in gilt. Title-pages toned. Spine ends a little bumped and rubbed, box darkened and marked and worn at extremities, the outer cloth of the lid joint split but the lid firmly held by inner cloth hinge, interior silk pull defective.
An attractive pocket-sized edition of Shakespeare, a scarce survival as issued in the publisher's box.