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The Library Shakespeare
Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert, George Cruikshank, and Robert Dudley
Published in 9 volumes by William Mackenzie, London, Edinburgh and Glasgow
circa 1870-1880


Original chromolithographs (color lithographs) over 135 years old — NOT modern reproductions!
The lithographs are adhered to a tan card backing, as issued.

Sheet size (varies somewhat): approx. 9 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches • Image size: varies, but most are about 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches.

Please click on the thumbnails below for an enlarged view.

As You Like It, Act III, Sc. II

Rosalind. "Peace! Here comes my sister."

As You Like It, Act III, Sc. II

Drawn and Etched by Robert Dudley

TRIMMED BUT AMPLE MARGINS
$20
King Henry VI, Second part, Act II, Sc. II

Warwick. "Be we the first that shall salute our rightful sovereign."

King Henry VI, Second part, Act II, Sc. II

Drawn and Etched by Robert Dudley

TRIMMED BUT AMPLE MARGINS; CREASED UPPER LEFT CORNER OF SHEET, NOT AFFECTING THE ACTUAL IMAGE.
$20
King Lear, Act IV, Sc.  VII

Cordelia. "Sir, do you know me?"

King Lear, Act IV, Sc. VII

Drawn and Etched by Robert Dudley

TRIMMED BUT AMPLE MARGINS; SOME SPOTTING IN MARGINS AND BACK OF SHEET.
$15
Much Ado About Nothing, Act IV, Sc. II

Dog. "Write down, that they hope they serve God; and write God first: for God defend but God should go before such villains."

Much Ado About Nothing, Act IV, Sc. II

Drawn and Etched by Robert Dudley

TRIMMED BUT AMPLE MARGINS; LIGHT SMUDGES LOWER MARGIN.
$20
Twelfth Night, Act II, Sc. II

"Come Away Death."

Twelfth Night, Act II, Sc. II

Drawn by Sir John Gilbert

$25
Twelfth Night, Act II, Sc. II

"Come Away Death."

Twelfth Night, Act VI, Sc. I

Drawn and Etched by Robert Dudley

$20
Merry Wives of Windsor, Act III, Sc. III

Ford. "How now! Whither bear you this?"

Merry Wives of Windsor, Act III, Sc. III

Drawn and Etched by Robert Dudley

SOME SPOTTING IN MARGIN
$20
Merry Wives of Windsor, Act III, Sc. III

Crabbed Age and Youth

Passionate Pilgrim, XII

Drawn by Sir John Gilbert

$25
As a Decrepit Father takes Delight

As a Decrepit Father takes Delight

Sonnet. XXXVII

Drawn by Sir John Gilbert

$25
King Richard III, Act IV, Sc. II

King Richard. "Say it is done, and I will love thee, and prefer thee too.

King Richard III, Act IV, Sc. II

Drawn and Etched by Robert Dudley

See toning—right margin is lighter than the rest of the sheet, possibly from tissue guard acidity over many decades. Not terribly distracting.
$20
Henry IV, Part II, Act III, Sc. II

Shal. "The same Sir John, the very same. I saw him break Skogan's head at the Court Gate,
when he was a crack not thus high.

Henry IV, Part II, Act III, Sc. II

Drawn and Etched by George Cruikshank

Slightly "out of focus" appearance, as the yellow lithographic stone did not "register" precisely when the lithograph was printed.
$15

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