SHADWELL, Thomas (MONTAGUE, Summers, Ed.). The Complete Works…

London, The Fortune Press, 1927.


Large 4to, 5 vols. Vol. 1: Shadwell’s portrait on frontispiece of first volume and folding genealogical table, pp. cclxiv, 313; Vol. 2: frontispiece inspired by “Epsom Wells”, pp. 403; Vol. 3: frontispiece inspired by the “Libertines”, pp. 415; Vol. 4: frontispiece inspired by “The Woman Captain”, pp. 441; Vol. 5: photograph of a letter by the author on frontispiece, pp. 462. Edition printed by the Whitefriars Press, limited to 90 sets of five volumes on Kelmscott unbleached hand-made paper (number 1-90) (and 1200 sets on machine-made paper (numbered 91-1290)). This is one of the 1200 unnumbered sets. Untrimmed and sometimes uncut, text pristine, bound in orange cloth over boards, gilt title and volume number to spine. Small ink faded spot to front cover of first volume only. A beautiful set and in perfect condition.