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Shakespear, William.

Published by Printed For C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. And R. Tonson, B. Dod, J. Rivington, R. Baldwin, T. Longman, S. Crowder and Co. W. Johnston, C. Corbet, T. Caslon, and B. Law and Co., London. (1760)

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About this Item: Printed For C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. And R. Tonson, B. Dod, J. Rivington, R. Baldwin, T. Longman, S. Crowder and Co. W. Johnston, C. Corbet, T. Caslon, and B. Law and Co., London., 1760. Full-Leather. Condition: Good +. . THIS IS FOR VOLUME SIX ONLY. [360pp]. Leather binding, gilt outlining on boards, raised spine bands, red leather title labels with gilt lettering on spine. Old ownership signature in pen on front inside cover. Pencil notations on last endpapers. Some light shelf wear to leather, spine shows small cracks, front and rear hinges cracked but holding. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 007812

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The Works of Mr William Shakespear [Shakespeare]: William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Published by H Lintot, J Tonson (1745)

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About this Item: H Lintot, J Tonson, 1745. Hardback (no covers). Condition: Acceptable. *NB Damaged book, sold as a piece of Shakespeare/publishing history not as a working copy* Volume 2 of 1745 edition of 'The Works of Mr William Shakespear'. Book has been cleanly ripped in half at Act 1 Scene 3 of The Taming of the Shrew and the second half lost. Complete plays remaining: The Merchant of Venice, Love's Labour's Lost and As You Like It. Dating and subscribers listed make it likely to be from the 1745 Thomas Hanmer edited six volume set. Subscription list features J. Tonson and H. Linton, important figures in the history of the book trade. Strip of ridged leather spine remains to binding, which is in impressively good condition considering the age and state of the book, firm with no loose pages. Foxing to opening pages with small tears and nicks but from p13 onwards pages are in remarkably good condition. No covers. Content in good condition, with occasional light foxing to but fully legible text. An interesting artefact of publishing and Shakespeare publication history. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0005753182

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SHAKESPEARE WILLIAM

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About this Item: LONDON, 1747. Couverture rigide. Condition: bon. R320081139: 1747. In-32. Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage, Plats abîmés, Dos abîmé, Intérieur frais. 360 pages - TRanches rosées - Des manques au dos - Coisn émoussés. . . . Classification Dewey : 420-Langue anglaise. Anglo-saxon. Seller Inventory # R320081139

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About this Item: 1760. Full-Leather. Condition: Very Good. Printed for C Hitch and L Hawes et al. Pages are clean and tight. 348 pages.Gilt design, rings and titles on spine. Contains Henry IV parts I and II, Henry V and Henry VI part I.Very elegant signature on title page.VOLUME V ONLY. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 028023

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Published by Hitch and Hawes et al, London (1760)

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About this Item: Hitch and Hawes et al, London, 1760. Full-Leather. Condition: Good+. Pages are clean and tight.Attractive gilt decoration and rings on spine. Name written elegantly on title page. Includes Measure for Measure, Comedy of Errors, Much ado about Nothing, Merchant of Venice and Love's Labour's Lost. Ex libris plates on f.e.p. and f.f.e.p. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 028045

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William Shakespeare

Published by J. And P. Knapton, S. Birt, T. Longman, et al, London (1747)

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About this Item: J. And P. Knapton, S. Birt, T. Longman, et al, London, 1747. Hardcover. Condition: Acceptable. No Jacket. WORKS OF MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR. VOLUME THE FOURTH. CONTAINING, King Richard II, King Henry IV Part 1 & 2, King Henry V, King Henry VI Part 1. Some wear to hinges and leather cover. Second front end paper is partially detatched but included. Some foxing. Seller Inventory # 033687

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William Shakespeare

Published by J. And P. Knapton, S. Birt, T. Longman, et al, London (1747)

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About this Item: J. And P. Knapton, S. Birt, T. Longman, et al, London, 1747. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. THE WORKS OF MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR. VOLUME THE FIFTH. CONTAINING, King Henry VI Part 2 & 3, HENRY VI, Part 3, King Richard III, King Henry VIII. Some wear to hinges and leather cover. Some foxing. Seller Inventory # 033690

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Shakespeare, William

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About this Item: London., 1747. Full-Leather. Condition: Good. . [336pp]. Brown leather binding, raised spine bands, burgundy leather title label with gilt lettering in spine compartment. Publisher not stated. Previous owner's signature dated 1790 on FFEP, signature on title page. Corner's show wear, scuffed leather. SCARCE. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 007816

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William Shakespeare

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About this Item: J. And P. Knapton, S. Birt, T. Longman, et al, London, 1747. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. THE WORKS OF Mr WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR - VOLUME THE SIXTH, CONTAINING: King Lear, Timon of Athens, Titus Andronicus, Macbeth, Ciriolanus Some wear to hinges and leather cover. Some foxing. Seller Inventory # 033689

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Published by Oxford At The Clarendon Press, 0xford, England (1770)

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About this Item: Oxford At The Clarendon Press, 0xford, England, 1770. Full-Leather. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Back board is dislocated from the spine. Previous owners book plate is inside on back of front board. Seller Inventory # 011395

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Shakespear, William

Published by London, Printed in the Year 1747; (1747)

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About this Item: London, Printed in the Year 1747;, 1747. Hardback. 5" x 3". Good- condition. 336pp. No Publisher mentioned. Worn & scuffed full leather marbled boards with faded gilt line decoration on spine Front board holding with one thread, internally clean & tight. Top of spine and edges worn. Hard to find edition. Seller Inventory # 20743

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Shakespear, William

Published by London, Printed in the Year 1747; (1747)

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About this Item: London, Printed in the Year 1747;, 1747. Hardback. 5" x 3". Good condition. 295pp. No Publisher mentioned. Leather marbled boards with faded gilt line decoration on spine and black title label on bottom. Top of spine and edges worn. A good solid copy. Hard to find edition. Seller Inventory # 20742

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The works of Mr. William Shakespear.: SHAKESPEARE, William.

SHAKESPEARE, William.

Published by for Hitch and Hawes, et al (1760)

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About this Item: for Hitch and Hawes, et al, 1760. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1760 PLAYS of Shakespeare Romeo & Juliet Hamlet Othello Much Ado 9v SET Hanmer The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good in spite of all the people who say he is very good. Robert Graves A rare 18th-century, nine-volume set of the famous plays of William Shakespeare. Edited by Sir Thomas Hanmer. Hanmer based his Shakespeare edits on that of the famous Pope and Theobold editions. Item number: #8320 Price: $1095 SHAKESPEARE, William. The works of Mr. William Shakespear. London : Printed for Hitch and Hawes, et al., 1760. Details: Collation complete with all pages: 9 volumes Vol 1 Tempest Midsummer Night s Dream Two Gentlemen of Verona Merry Wives of Windsor Vol 2 Measure for Measure The Comedy of Errors Much Ado About Nothing The Merchant of Venice Love s Labour Lost Vol 3 As You Like It The Taming of the Shrew All s Well that Ends Wells Twelfth-Night: or, What You Will Vol 4 The Winter s Tale King Lear King John King Richard II Vol 5 King Henry IV, Part I King Henry IV, Part II King Henry V King Henry VI, Part I Vol 6 King Henry VI, Part II King Henry VI, Part III King Richard III King Henry VIII Vol 7 Timon of Athens Coriolanus Julius Caesar Antony and Cleopatra Vol 8 Titus Andronicus Macbeth Troilus and Cressida Cymbeline Vol 9 Romeo and Juliet Hamlet Othello References: Wells & Taylor, William Shakespeare; Lowndes 2260; Language: English Binding: tight and secure leather bindings Size: ~5.5in X 3.5in (13.5cm x 9cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 8320 Photos available upon request. Seller Inventory # 8320

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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear, Volumes: Shakespeare, William

Shakespeare, William

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About this Item: Jacob Tonson. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. VOLUME SIX ONLY (1723). Includes: "Troilus and Cressida," " Cymbeline," "Romeo and Juliet." "Hamlet," and "Othello." Rebacked with lables on spine and with new rear cover. Original leather front board present. Some chipping and edge loss at page edges, especially on first few pages. Some wear and scuffing of covers. Previous owner's name on front fly-leaf. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Seller Inventory # 1318484091

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Shakespeare, William

Published by Jacob Tonson, London (1725)

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About this Item: Jacob Tonson, London, 1725. Three-Quarter Leather. Condition: Very Good. Shakespeare (illustrator). First Thus. Volumes 2 - 6 were published in 1725 but the title pages are dated 1722 or 1723. These are firsts of the Alexander Pope edition. Volume 7 is not edited by Pope, but by Dr. Sewell and was printed by J. Darby in London, 1725, and has been bound to match the Pope volumes. Volume 7 contains "Venus and Adonis", "Tarquin and Lucrece", "Mr. Shakespear's Miscellany Poems," "An Essay on the Art, Rise, and Progress of the Stage in Greece, Rome and England, and a Glossary of Old Words us'd in these Works". Volume 7 has been tissue repaired on the front inner hinge. Bound in three quarter dark brown leather and marbled paper boards with gold lettering on the spine and marbled edges. These volumes have had extra illustrations added. There is some chipping to the head and tail of some of the spines -- photos of this are available on request Size: Oversize. Seller Inventory # 012784

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SHAKESPEAR, William (Shakespeare)

Published by Jacob Tonson (1714)

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About this Item: Jacob Tonson, 1714. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 12mo. Vols 2-8, lacking only vol 1. This is a made-up part set. Vols 2 & 3 are from one set, vols 4, 5 & 7 from another set, and vols 6 & 8 from a third set. The set was issued in both 8 and 9 volume editions, a ninth volume of poems being added to later sets. This is the 8 volume edition, the last book having 'End of the Eighth and Last Volume' on the final page, followed by the index. Collated complete. All books have a volume title and contents page, plus a title page and frontis for each play. Condition: worn contemporary calf, some boards loose. The books could do with rebinding. Contents are generally quite crisp and clean, much better than is usually found in early editions of Shakespeare. Vol 4 has small stains at fore-edge at end; vol 5 has small ink smudges on title, and red ink mark affecting bottom tips of about 40 pages; vol 6 has small piece torn from bottom corners of A4 and A5, not affecting text; vol 7 has light stain at head of pages throughout; vol 8 has a little light staining affecting some early pages. ***This is an extremely attractive edition of Shakespeare with woodcut head and tail pieces at the beginning and end of each play, as well as a cut to the title pages and copperplate frontispieces. It is also by some way the scarcest 18thC edition of Shakespeare's works, much scarcer than the 1709 first 8vo edition. We would be interested in purchasing a copy of vol 1. 7 vols of 8. Seller Inventory # 000510

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The works of Mr. William Shakespear : Shakespeare, William,Curll, Edmund,

Shakespeare, William,Curll, Edmund, publisher,Gildon, Charles, author,Sanger, Egbert, publisher,Rowe, Nicholas, associated name,Tonson, Jacob, -, associated name,Barton, Thomas Pennant, forme

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About this Item: Generic. Leather Bound. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Original 1725 edition edited by Dr. Sewell. Book has been rebacked with labels on spine, with original front and rear leather covers. New endpapers. Edge toning with some chipping and loss on ffirst few and last few pages. Heavy foxing of last page and moderate foxing of text block. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Seller Inventory # 1318484090

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Works of Mr. William Shakespear Volume the: SHAKESPEARE, William
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About this Item: London Printed for E. Curll, 1710. First Illustrated & First Octavo Edition of the Seventh Volume, "Poems" SHAKESPEARE, William. The Works of Mr. William Shakespear. Volume the Seventh. Containing Venus & Adonis. Tarquin& Lucrece and His Miscellany Poems. With Critical Remarks on his Plays, &C. to which is Prefix'd an ESSAY on the Art, Rise and Progress of the STAGE in Greece, Rome and England. London: Printed for E. Curll, 1710. First illustrated edition, first octavo edition of the seventh volume, which was published a year after volume I-VI were published by Tonson. The first six volumes are often found lacking this seventh volume. This seventh volume was not issued with the set and therefore not published by Tonson. Octavo (7 3/8 x 4 5/8 inches; 187 x 118 mm). [16], lxxii, 45, [7], 51-472, [4, table], [2, publisher's ads] pp. With the engraved plate, often missing, before Venus and Adonis (here bound in facing the general title). Both Venus and Adonis and Tarquin and Lucrece have separate title-pages, dated 1709. Bound in contemporary speckled, paneled calf. Rebacked to style. Spine with red morocco spine label, lettered in gilt and reading "Shakespear Poems". Spine stamped and dated in gilt. Boards with blind floral corner devices. Board edges stamped in gilt. Top edge dye brown, other edges speckled red. A bit of light toning throughout. The plate with two pinhole-sized wormholes in margin and a small amount of repaired worming that just barely touches the plate image. This repair and worming continues through to page xxi (of "An Essay on the Art, Rise and Progress of the Stage" and before the text), on outer margin, not affecting text. Overall a very nice copy. In addition to being the first illustrated edition of Shakespeare s collected works, this set marks the first octavo edition, the first to contain a biography of Shakespeare, and the first edition to bear an editor s name. The seventh volume, produced by Edward Curll, contains poems. Ebisch and Schücking, p. 53. Ford, pp. 9-10. Jaggard, p. 497. Shaksperiana, Part III, 6. HBS 68197. $5,000. Seller Inventory # 68197

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Shakespear, William; Gildon, Charles [ed]

Published by E. Curll and E. Sangster, London (1710)

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About this Item: E. Curll and E. Sangster, London, 1710. Hardback. Condition: Fine. First Octavo Edition. The Works of Mr. William Shakespear : volume the seventh : containing, Venus & Adonis, Tarquin & Lucrece and his miscellany poems :.Frontis.plate of Venus & Adonis.lxxii, 472pp [iv table]; [ii E, Curll and E. Sanger ads]. -2G7]. An essay on the art, rise and progress of the stage in Greece, Rome and England -- An explanation of the old words us'd by Shakespear in his works (Glossary) -- The seventh volume, which includes the Poems; the title pages to Venus and Adonis and Tarquin and Lucrece have separate title pages with the imprint printed in the year 1709. An essay on the art, rise and progress of the stage in Greece, Rome and England -- An explanation of the old words us'd by Shakespear in his works (Glossary) -- Dedication signed: S.N. These are the terminal letters of the name of the editor, Charles Gildon [Ford Shakespeare 1700-1740 pp. 10-11; Jaggard Shakespeare Bibliography p. 497. ESTC T138298]. The rare Vol. 7 of Rowe's Edition of 1709-1710, the First Octavo Edition of Shakespeare's Works. The separate titles are dated 1709. The volume includes the Spurious Poems which are in the edition of the poems published in 1640. THE FULL TITLE PAGE READS:- The works of Mr. William Shakespear : Volume the Seventh : containing, Venus & Adonis, Tarquin & Lucrece and his miscellany poems : with critical remarks on his plays, &c. : to which is prefix'd An essay on the art, rise and progress of the stage in Greece, Rome and England. Printed for E. Curll at the Dial and Bible against St. Dunstan's Church, and E. Sanger at the Post-house at the Middle-Temple Gate]. A piratical publication adding a seventh volume to Rowe's 6 volume set of the plays that did not include the poems. Bound in original full calf with five raised bands to the spine. Finely decorated to the compartments with matching decoration to the spine edges of the boards. Cracked joints but sound. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. An essay on the art, rise and progress of the stage in Greece, Rome and England -- An explanation of the old words us'd by Shakespear in his works (Glossary). Curll's spurious 'volume seven' was designed to fill the gaps in Rowe's edition of 1709 by including the poems and two long essays. Charles Gildon was the first critic to write a full critical commentary on all the works of Shakespear. [Copac 7 copies] Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # TH188

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Shakespear, William; Gildon, Charles [ed]

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About this Item: E. Curll and E. Sangster, London, 1710. Hardback. Condition: Fine. First Octavo Edition. Frontis.plate of Shakespear engraved by M.V. for Gucht sculp.lxxii, one extra plate bound in of Venus & Adonis.472pp [iv table]; [ii E, Curll and E. Sanger ads]. -2G7]. An essay on the art, rise and progress of the stage in Greece, Rome and England -- An explanation of the old words us'd by Shakespear in his works (Glossary) -- The seventh volume, which includes the Poems; the title pages to Venus and Adonis and Tarquin and Lucrece have separate title pages with the imprint printed in the year 1709. An essay on the art, rise and progress of the stage in Greece, Rome and England -- An explanation of the old words us'd by Shakespear in his works (Glossary) -- Dedication signed: S.N. These are the terminal letters of the name of the editor, Charles Gildon [Ford Shakespeare 1700-1740 pp. 10-11; Jaggard Shakespeare Bibliography p. 497. ESTC T138298]. The rare Vol. 7 of Rowe's Edition of 1709-1710, the First Octavo Edition of Shakespeare's Works. The separate titles are dated 1709. The volume includes the Spurious Poems which are in the edition of the poems published in 1640. THE FULL TITLE PAGE READS:- The works of Mr. William Shakespear : Volume the Seventh : containing, Venus & Adonis, Tarquin & Lucrece and his miscellany poems : with critical remarks on his plays, &c. : to which is prefix'd An essay on the art, rise and progress of the stage in Greece, Rome and England. Printed for E. Curll at the Dial and Bible against St. Dunstan's Church, and E. Sanger at the Post-house at the Middle-Temple Gate]. A piratical publication adding a seventh volume to Rowe's 6 volume set of the plays that did not include the poems. Bound in original full panelled calf with five raised bands to the spine and a red morocco label. Cracked joints but sound. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. An essay on the art, rise and progress of the stage in Greece, Rome and England -- An explanation of the old words us'd by Shakespear in his works (Glossary). Curll's spurious 'volume seven' was designed to fill the gaps in Rowe's edition of 1709 by including the poems and two long essays. Charles Gildon was the first critic to write a full critical commentary on all the works of Shakespear. [Copac 7 copies] Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # TH188a

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The Works of Mr William Shakespear: William Shakespear [William

William Shakespear [William Shakespeare] and Nicholas Rowe (Editor)

Published by London - Jacob Tonson (1709)

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About this Item: London - Jacob Tonson, 1709. Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD. First edition. Six volumes of Tonson's dramatic works ofShakespeare. Volumes I-V are in uniform bindings as a set, with the pages trimmed down. Volume VI is bound in a different half calf binding with larger page sizes due to their not being trimmed as closely as volumes I-V. The sixth volume could be trimmed and bound to match. This is the first edition of this work, edited by Nicholas Rowe. It is the first edition of Shakespeare's works to be published in the eighteenth century and has been referred to as the first 'modern' edition of the plays. As stated to the title page of volume I this set was originally published as six volumes as seen here. A seventh volume was published by a different publisher, E Curll, a year later in 1710 whichaddedhis poetry and critical remarks on his plays by C Gildon and is sometimes seen bound together with this set. This set contains all six volumes of Shakespeare's dramatic works edited byRowe and isas originally published. Due to this work, Rowe is widely considered to be the first editor of Shakespeare. His practical knowledge helped him to divide the plays into both scenes and acts, including the entrances and exits of the players. He was also one of the first to prefix each play with a list of the dramatis personae and to write a 'life of the author'. The work is based on the somewhat textually corruptFourth Folio. To volume VI signature A4 under the 'here' of 'where. ' and to volume I signature 'A' under the 'G of Goodness'. This copy is not the lineatim reprint issued in the same year. [ESTC T138296]Rowe basing his edition on the Fourth Folio paved the way for eighteenth century editors of Shakespeare, as subsequently they tended to use theFourth Folio as their basis. This includes Alexander Pope. Jacob Tonson was an eighteenth-century English bookseller and publisher best known for having obtained a copyright on the plays of William Shakespeare by buying the rights of the heirs of the publisher of the Fourth Folio after the Statue of Anne came into effect, the first statute to provide for copyright regulated by the government rather than private partiesEach play has a separate title page with the imprint 'printed in the year 1709'Volume I The Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Measure for Measure, The Comedy of Errors, Much AdoAbout Nothing, Love's Labour's Lost. Volume II: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, Taming of the Shrew, All's Well that Ends Well, Twelfth night, The Winter's TaleVolume III: King John, King Richard II, King Henry IV Part I, Henry IV Part II, King Henry V, King Henry VI Part I, King Henry VI Part II. Volume IV: King Henry VI Part III, Richard III, King Henry VIII, Troilus and Cressida, Coriolanus, Titus Andronicus. Volume V: Romeo and Juliet, Timon of Athens, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Hamlet, King Lear, Othello. VI: Anthony and Cleopatra, Cymbeline, Pericles Prince of Tyre, London Prodigal, Tomas Lord Cromwell, Sir John Oldcastle, The Puritan, a Yorkshire Tragedy and Locrine. This is the first ever illustrated works of Shakespeare, with a plate per play and frontispiece to each volume. With a frontispiece and eight plates to volume I,seven plates to volume II, seven plates to volume III, six plates to volume IV, frontispiece and seven plates to volume V and a frontispiece and nine plates to volume VI. Volumes II, III and IV arebound withoutthe frontispiece of Shakespeare (indentical in each volume). Volume I, V and VI, have this frontispiece present. Volume II, uses Midsummer Night's Dream frontis instead, volume III uses King John frontis as main frontispiece, volume IV uses the frontis to Henry VI part 3. With the bookplate of Sir Archibald Grand of Monymoske, Bart, to the frontpastedown of volume I. Grant wasa politician and agricultural improver. From the antiquarian library of Christopher Rowe. Christopher Rowe was a schoolmaster in Norwich and then in Bristol. Throughout his career heinspired many to love literature, history and music. He was a specialist on 17th century printer and bookseller, Humphrey Moseley and began his, unfortunately unfinished, PhD dissertation on him. Collated complete save for the three duplicates of the Shakespeare frontis to II,III and IVCondition: I full calf bindings with gilt stamping to spine. Volume VI is half calf binding with marbled boards. Volumes I-Vare rebacked with original boards preserved. Externally, generally smart with rubbing to the boards and spines. Bumping to the extremities. Rubbing to volume VI is heavier to the boards. Slightly chipping tospine label of volume VI. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown or endpaper of all volumes, Christopher Rowe. Prior owner's bookplate to volume I, Sir Archibald Grand. Prior owner's inscription to recto of front endpaper and to title page, James Macphereson, Ardesier. JMacphereson's inscription to the recto of front endpaper to volume IV. 'Volume the Fifth' to volume V has been removed through scratching of the paper to volume V. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are very slightly age toned,mostly to edges, and relatively light spotting throughout, moreso to page edges apart from volume VI which has heavier foxing to the last few pages. Some offsetting to title pages. Overall: VERY GOOD. Seller Inventory # 052491

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