c.1870s, Shakespeare’s Dramatic Works
From researching this book the publisher was Gall & Inglewood/ Edinburgh
The Landscape Series/ Series of Poets
Highly decorative binding with stamped/ embossed black & gilt detail to front board and spine, embossed detail to back board, floral illustrated insert to center of book, wear to spine edges and corners, gilt to all edges, illustrated frontispiece, main title page missing with publisher information, decorative detail to all pages, slightly shaken, yellowing of pages, 944pp. Inscription in front of book. Moderate wear.
Size: 5 1/4” x 7 3/4”