Illustrations of Shakspeare; comprised in two hundred and thirty vignette engravings, by Thompson, from designs by Thurston: adapted to all editions.
London & Leipsic: Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper / Ernest Fleischer, 1825. First edition. Hardback in attractive brown calf and decorative buckram, with gilt-stamped design to borders and gilt title to spine. Including frontis. Thereafter 37 leaves, each with 6 engraved vignette illustrations, plus another leaf showing "The Seven Ages of Man." All of the leaves have a blank leaf in between (acting like a tissue guard), and descriptive text under each vignette in English. 230 x 145 mm (9 x 5¾ inches).
Condition: Boards in a very condition. Internally the book is in a good condition but has some foxing to most pages.