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9 Volumes. Hardbacks, small approx 5.5 x 3.5 inches. Bound in full calf leather, with maroon lettered, and oval gilt numbered spine labels, and decorative gilt banding to spines. Decorative edging to boards. Plain endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Some darkening and minor rubbing to spines. Some minor bumps and rubbing to corners. Chip to top ends of spine vol.9, with crack to font hinge. Vols.1&6 have small partial cracks to front hinges. Some minor darkening to edges of endpapers. some minor darkening to a couple of plates else plates overall very clean and bright (all tissue-guarded.) Inside pages all very clean and tight. A beautiful little set. 9 vols. Illustrated with 36 B&W engraved plates to accompany each play. And decorated with B&W woodcut head and tailpieces.
Title: The Plays of William Shakespeare In Nine Volumes. Bell’s Edition. Printed Complete from the Text of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens, and Revised from the last editions.
Publisher: London, John Bell, 1786:
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Seller ID: 81626
Keywords: SHAKESPEARE SHAKESPEARE, William; JOHNSON, Samuel; STEEVENS, George; The Plays of William Shakespeare In nine Volumes, bell’s edition, 1786, calf leather, fine binding, Illustrated, 36 B&W engraved plates, small set, complete plays