Quantity: 1 available
8 volumes complete. Hardbacks, approx 7 x 4.5 inches. Bound in full speckled calf leather bindings with red and dark green leather spine labels, raised banding and gilt decoration to spines. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some darkening and rubbing to spines, with some small chips to ends, edges rubbed and corners bumped. Some minor marks and small rubbed patch to corner of rear board vol.5 else boards clean and bright. Endpapers bright, with bookplates to front “Georgiana Bedford,” and “Alexander George Russell,” with inscription above “Leonard Thomas Worsley.” The rear of the frontis plates are stamped with the figure of a winged dragon and the initials L.W. Some minor handling marks to pages, minor pen mark to outer page edges of vol.2, p.26 v.2 with tear and repair, a couple of raised gatherings in v.8., Else inside pages all very clean and tight. Volume has an engraved frontis portrait of Shakespeare; illustrated with a total of 36 B&W engraved plates. With decorative chapter headings.
Title: The Works of Shakespeare in Eight Volumes. Collated with the Oldest copies, and Corrected; with notes, explanatory and critical. Printed Verbatim from the Ocatavo edition.
Categories: ENGLISH LITERATURE,
Publisher: London, C. Bathurst, J. Beecroft, Strahan Rivington &c &c... 1773:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 80062
Keywords: ENGLISH LITERATURE SHAKESPEARE: THEOBALD, Mr.:The Works of Shakespeare in Eight Volumes., Collated with the Oldest copies, and Corrected; with notes, explanatory and critical, Printed Verbatim from the Ocatavo edition, C. Bathurst, J. Beecroft, Strahan Rivington &c &c..., 1773, illustrated, 36 B&W engraved plates, full calf leather, fine bindings, Illustrated, decorative title page and B&W engraved vignette, frontis, Georgiana Bedford, Alexander George Russell, Leonard Thomas Worsley