The "old" Eversley Shakespeare appeared in 10 vols. It was reissued in different sets and the number of volumes varied, depending on whether the publisher was British or American. The 10-vol. incarnation was published in the U.K and the U.S.A. in 1899 and 1904, respectively.
Professor Herford (1866-1931) was well known for his collaboration with Percy and Elizabeth Spearing Simpson on the monumental Ben Jonson, 11 vols. (1925-50).
His Times obit
He lost his only son, Siegfried Wedgwood Herford, in WW I (1916).
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The Normality of Shakespeare Illustrated in His Treatment of Love and Marriage (1920)
He wrote extensively on Browning, Ibsen, Lucretius, Wordsworth, and others.
He held professorships at Victoria University, Manchester, and the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth