Large Octavo. In three volumes. Each with half-titles and vignette title pages, 595, 614 and 598pp., double columns, edited by Sir Walter Scott. This work is intended to form, with The British Drama and Shakespeare, a complete and uniform collection, in ten volumes, of the best English plays. The ground work of the present collections is the excellent selection known by the name Dodsley's Old Plays. A handsome set bound in full black straight grained morocco, board edges double ruled in gilt, flat spines lettered and decorated in gilt, all edge marbled with matching endpapers, Minor spots of rubbing with light sear to spine ends and corners. A very nice set without names, bookplates, or foxing. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Ancient British Drama. [in three volumes...
Publisher: for William Miller By James Ballantyne
Publication Date: 1810
Book Description William Miller, London, 1810. Half-Leather. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Edition. tall octavo size, odd volume, old half-leather chipped at spine, boards detached but present, a little foxing in text block, but quite readable, and text block is tight and sound. Useful reading copy or rebinder. Bookseller Inventory # 22092
Book Description Printed for William Miller, London, 1810. Half Leather. Book Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Small Quarto. Half Leather Hardback, 1810 . . Ex-Library book, with usual library treatments. Volume 1 only. xi + 595pp. Vignette. Bound in marble paper, with red leather spine a nd corners. Gilt lettering to spine, with 5 raised bands, mounted on brown leather labels and gilt blind stamp design. All edge marble, with matching paste-downs and endpapers. Usual bumps and rubs to extremities, with leather and paper scuffed and slightly peeling. Hinges, intact. Textblock, sturdy. Pages, clean and intact. Photographs available on request. Offered by the Rare & Collectable Books department of Better World Books UK, 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase supports literacy charities. Bookseller Inventory # GRP79956619
Book Description William Miller, Abemarle Street, 1810. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Assume 1st. Full three-volume set of this 1810 edition. Each volume has at lease one cover loose or detached. Interior of each is clean and firm. Leather on spine is very fragile. printed by James Ballantyne and Co of Edinburgh. Bookseller Inventory # 008084
Book Description William Miller: London, 1810. Title page vignettes. 9 x 6, half leather w/marbled boards, gilt lettering & raised bands on spine, 595, 614, 598. Covers moderately worn & rubbed, shelfworn, corners bumped & worn, some scuffing to leather. Ex lib w/usual markings, later covers, front inner hinge of vol. 1 cracked, front inner hinge of vol. 2 starting, occasional scattered spotting else contents vg. Books were from the James Prendergast Free Library in Jamestown, NY. Bookseller Inventory # 96-7203