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The Works of William Shakespeare in Ten: Shakespeare, William

Shakespeare, William

Published by Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford-on-Avon (1906)

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Item Description: Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford-on-Avon, 1906. Ten quarto volumes. This set is one of only twelve printed on pure vellum with a frontispiece illustration in each volume. It represents a monumental undertaking, which took four years to complete and consumed about 250 sheets for each of the twelve copies printed on vellum. The Shakespeare Head Press was founded by A. H. Bullen, who had the idea of printing the complete works of Shakespeare at Stratford-on-Avon as the result of a dream in which he was presented with a set of Shakespeare's works while visiting the town. This is the first edition of Shakespeare to have been published in Stratford and the first major publication of the Press. Although other Shakespeare Head Press sets printed on vellum regularly appear on the market, the Shakespeare is very difficult to obtain: the last copy on vellum to come to auction was in 1960. Volumes I and II are lacking the silk fore-edge ties, spine lettering a trifle ru bbed on volume VI, else a fine copy in creamy full limp vellum stamped in gilt. (Tomkinson p. 229, Ransom p. 9). Bookseller Inventory # 23261

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A Collection of Prints, From Pictures Painted: John Boydell; William

John Boydell; William Shakespeare

Published by London: John and Josiah Boydell, 1803 (1803)

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Item Description: London: John and Josiah Boydell, 1803, 1803. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Elephant folio, 70*52cm, wt: 17kg. Original full leather binding, elaborately gilt-decorated boards and spines, all edges gilt. With engraved frontispieces and vignettes for each volume and 96 full-page copperplate engravings (totaling 100 engravings) after works by the most eminent English artists, including Reynolds, Romney, Smirke, Stothard, Fuseli and Westall. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13693951099

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William Shakespeare; George Steevens, ed.; John Boydell, pub.

Published by Printed by W. Bulmer & Co. c. 1802, London (1802)

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Item Description: Printed by W. Bulmer & Co. c. 1802, London, 1802. Edition : First Boydell edition., Contemporary full royal gilt blue russia calf, sides with gilt rules and floral corner pieces, and an elaborate interwoven gilt- and blind-tooled series of borders, expertly rebacked in six compartments of raised bands and blind-tooled motifs, gilt text on two and six, board edges and inner dentelles gilt, all edges gilt., With the important prefaces of Samuel Johnson?s and Alexander Pope., Size : Folio (17 x 13 ½ in). , Titles and half-titles all present. With 96 full-page copper engravings including two portraits depicting scenes from the plays. Plates are engraved after the important British artists of the day: Raynolds, Romney, Opie, Smirke, Hamilton, Banbury, William Blake, Northcote, Westall, etc. , Volume : Nine volumes., References : Jaggard 508; Shaksperiana III:34; HBS 45748. Some rubbing and abrasion to boards, scattered foxing to plates mostly in margins, some repair on title page volume one; overall a very good set in exceptional contemporary binding. Bookseller Inventory # B799

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THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE: IN SEVEN VOLUMES.: Shakespeare, William

Shakespeare, William

Published by London, 1733 (1733)

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Item Description: London, 1733, 1733. Seven volumes, later full leather. Engraved portrait frontispece. Very fine condition set of the first Theobald edition. Bookseller Inventory # 5028

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Boydell's Graphic Illustrations of the Dramatic Works: Boydell, John

Item Description: Messrs Boydell & Co, London, 1803. leather_bound. First edition. 10 pages in text. Folio 43 x 33 cm. Engraved title page, two portraits and 97 plates, all with tissue guards, illustrating the famous scenes from Shakespeare. With the rare, clean duplicate plate by Blake for Romeo and Juliet. Alphabetical List of Plates and Descriptive Index to the Illustrations. DNB. "Boydell employed more than forty different engravers for the large-format and quarto versions of the gallery's prints. A number of high-profile engravers, including William Sharp, Bartolozzi, Schiavonetti, and Earlom, were employed on a handful of the plates, being paid exceptionally high rates." Bookplate, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, cover border decorations in blind and gilt frame gilt centerpiece. Light joint rubbing joints and corners, modest toning confined mostly to the margins, more pronounced first and last leaves. Orig. publisher's deluxe binding, straight grained maroon morocco. Aeg. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 20954

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Shakespeare, W. ; The Folio Society ; Wells, S.

Published by Folio Society, London, "Letterpress Shakespeare" limited editions, various dates from 2008 to 2013 (2008)

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Item Description: Folio Society, London, "Letterpress Shakespeare" limited editions, various dates from 2008 to 2013, 2008. Limited editions of 3750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies of each volume. 16 two- volume sets, the Works volumes bound in green half-goatskin with marbled paper boards, top edges gilt, folio, 36 cm ; the commentary volumes clothbound, 8vo ; each Work and Commentary boxed together in a handsome green clamshell case, various pagi A splendid complete set of 16 'comedies' from this beautifully produced edition of Shakespeare. Shakespeare's texts are magnificently printed in letterpress from the latest "Oxford Shakespeare" editions (under the general editorship of Stanley Wells) in fine large folios, most attractively bound in half-goatskin with marbled-paper sides, the comedies all being bound in green.For each work the notes and commentary, appendices and introduction are all reserved to a separate volume (boxed with the corresponding text-volume), meaning that the text-volumes remain uncluttered and harmonious. This 'comedies' set comprises the following 16 works: All's Well That Ends Well; As You Like It; The Comedy of Errors; Love's Labour's Lost; Measure for Measure; The Merchant of Venice; The Merry Wives of Windsor; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Much Ado about Nothing ; Pericles; The Taming of the Shrew; The Tempest ; Twelfth Night; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Two Noble Kinsmen; and A Winter's Tale. An excellent set, Near Fine in the publisher's Near Fine clamshell boxes. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-42387

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Shakespeare, W. ; The Folio Society ; Wells, S.

Published by Folio Society, London, "Letterpress Shakespeare" limited editions, various dates, 2007 to 2012 (2007)

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Item Description: Folio Society, London, "Letterpress Shakespeare" limited editions, various dates, 2007 to 2012, 2007. Limited editions of 3750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies of each volume. 11two- volume sets, the Worjs volumes bound in red half-goatskin with marbled paper boards, top edges gilt, folio, 36 cm, the commentary volumes clothbound, 8vo, each Work and Commentary set boxed together in a handsome burgundy clamshell case with leathe A splendid set of eleven of Shakespeare's most popular tragedies from this beautifully produced edition of Shakespeare. Shakespeare's texts are magnificently printed in letterpress from the latest "Oxford Shakespeare" editions (under the general editorship of Stanley Wells) in fine large folios, very attractively bound in red half-goatskin with marbled-paper sides, For each work the notes and commentary, appendices and introduction are all reserved to a separate volume (boxed with the corresponding text-volume), meaning that the text-volumes remain uncluttered and harmonious. This group comprises the following eleven works:(being all the 12 'tragedies' volumes save for Macbeth) : Antony and Cleopatra; Coriolanus; Cymbeline; Hamlet; Julius Caesar; King Lear; Othello; Romeo and Juliet; Timon of Athens; Titus Andronicus; and Troilus and Cressida. An excellent set, Near Fine in the publisher's Near Fine clamshell boxes. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-42388

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Nonesuch Press) Shakespeare (William).

Published by 7 vols., 8vo, The Nonesuch Press, London, Random House, New York, 1929-1933. (1933)

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Item Description: 7 vols., 8vo, The Nonesuch Press, London, Random House, New York, 1929-1933., 1933. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Number 1188 of 1600 sets printed at Cambridge University Press in Monotype Fournier (with the capitals reduced in size) on specially watermarked Pannekoek paper. Full tan niger morocco with gilt spine titling, boards decorated with double gilt rules, all edges uncut, gilt tops. A fine set with only the slightest variation in the skins used for the binding. [FM in Century:] "The Shakespeare represents the chef d'oeuvre of the Nonesuch Press, and is a model of careful proof reading and imaginative setting." (Dreyfus 58). Bookseller Inventory # 3309

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Dramatic Works of Shakespeare The Text of: SHAKESPEARE, William

SHAKESPEARE, William

Published by Edinburgh William Paterson (1883)

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Item Description: Edinburgh William Paterson, 1883. "The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare" With Plates in Two States in Some Volumes SHAKESPEARE, William. Dramatic Works of Shakespeare. The Text of the First Edition. Illustrated with Etchings. Edinburgh: William Paterson, 1883. Limited to 75 copies with proofs of the etchings in two states in some of the volumes. This is copy number 6. Eight octavo volumes. (8 x 5 inches). Illustrated with etchings. Three-quarter red morocco over red linen boards. Spines stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Many pages still unopened. The slightest of rubbing to extremities. Overall a near fine, handsome set. Jaggard, Shaksperiana, HBS 67582. $2,000. Bookseller Inventory # 67582

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Shakespeare, William

Published by W. Bulmer & Co., London (1791)

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Item Description: W. Bulmer & Co., London, 1791. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. 1st edition. 9 volume set complete. Prefaces by Alexander Pope and Samuel Johnson. Volume one has the only full title-page as issued and that is dated 1791. Each play has a full -page half-title. This massive production of nine large paper large quarto volumes is printed on Whatman paper with 'J. Whatman 1794' or just 'J. Whatman' watermarks and measuring 43 x 32cms. Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Printing Office for John and Josiah Boydell, and George Nicol from the types of W. Martin. Each play has a colophon: 'From the Shakepeare Press, by W, Bulmer & Co.' Wide margins and mostly very clean and crisp pages with tight text blocks. A few gatherings are heavily foxed on an occasional and random basis. The original half calf brown dec. binding with marbled boards, matching edges and end-papers are worn at the joints and some boards are detached but all present. The spines are rubbed. Each volume has the armorial bookplates of George Banks 'Suivez Raison' with a couple mainly removed. A very scarce set of the text volumes of this eminent set. The prints for this first edition were pub. as a separate folio measuring 695x520mm and then later issues of the volumes had a different set of smaller plates bound in. This scarce set is regarded as one of Bulmers finest productions. [See Wikipedia 'Boydell Shakespeare Gallery' article]. IN NEED OF BINDING RESTORATION. Size: large paper quarto. Bookseller Inventory # W624

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Shakespeare, William

Published by Macmillan (Eversley Edition), GB (1899)

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Item Description: Macmillan (Eversley Edition), GB, 1899. Hardback. Book Condition: VG-. Dust Jacket Condition: No DW. 1st Thus. Original burgundy cloth lettered in gold on spines. Clean tight texts with leading and bottom edges roughly cut. Sporadic spotting to texts and MODERATELY HEAVY SPOTTING to text edges. Covers generally quite clean. Spines generally quite bright BUT volume IV is sunned (not much affecting lettering) and vol II has slight marks. Overall about very good minus condition with minor but noticeable signs of wear and/or age. SPECIAL POSTAGE RATES APPLY Packed weight 4900g. Bookseller Inventory # hbc001.SHAKE

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THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Published by THOMAS TEGG, London (1812)

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Item Description: THOMAS TEGG, London, 1812. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Item 8902 THE DRAMATIC WORKS WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Publisher THOMAS TEGG, London 1812 FINE-GILDED LEATHER-NO DJ-12 VOLUMES- 8°(10.5X17) 2000? Weight Book Description: 12 volumes; small 8vo. Pretty contemporary binding of full brown calf with two green title labels and extra gilt to spines, decorative gilt borders to boards, marbled end papers and edges. Engraved protraits of the author and the Prince Regent, engraved title page and engraved illustration to each play, all by Thurston. A few joints weak, binding a little rubbed with some chips to head or foot of a few spines. Othewise beautifull books in near fine condition for their age. Satisfaction guaranteed, Sellers Inventory N° 8902, Our price USD 1682.88, Free delivery to USA. Bookseller Inventory # 8902

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The Works of William Shakespeare, 7 volumes,: Shakespeare, William

Shakespeare, William

Published by Nonesuch Press - 1933 (1929)

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Item Description: Nonesuch Press - 1933, 1929. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. The Works of Shakespeare. Nonesuch Press 1929 - 1933 No. 1261/1600. The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings, edited by Herbert Farjeon, 7 vols., rinted by Walter Lewis at the Cambridge University Press for the Nonesuch Press, 1929-33, decorative borders to titles, top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, original russet morocco gilt, occasional light fading, upper board of vol. 6 with small scuff to upper outer corner, else a very clean and fresh set. Bookseller Inventory # 106408

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Item Description: London, 1822. Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Printed for Robert Triphook, Old Bond Street by James Moyes, Greville Street. Complete loss of 1 1/2" at top of spine. ALS signed by Nares concerning a lost book Mar 25, 1808. Edges & corners rubbed Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Author Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 010327

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The Works of William Shakespeare in Fifteen: Staunton, Howard (ed)

Staunton, Howard (ed)

Published by George Routledge and Sons, London (1881)

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Item Description: George Routledge and Sons, London, 1881. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jackets. Gilbert, John (illustrator). Numbered, De Luxe, Morocco. 39vol.set (missing vol.1,no.1); HBs half-bound blk.'Morroco'leather&marble w/gilt; heavy rub&heavy wear w/clean,tight pgs. This is a very rare set of Shakespeare--all plays+poems,sonnets,etc. Quote from original advert (dated 1895): "The undersigned (dealer in rare and beautiful books), has, unexpectedly and fortunately, been able to buy a very limited number of Sets of this Shakespeare at a price which permits him to offer it, bound in 40 volumes, half Morocco, gilt top.Thus having it a play to the volume and making it more pleasing than in its original bulky form in 15 volumes, and changing the binding from cloth to half Morocco." unfortunately set is missing the very first volume. This is #226 of1,000. set is extremely fragile w/backstrips,etc.degrading&3vols.re-rebound. includes original advert + provenance ephemera Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 020075

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The Works of Shakespeare 12 vols 1899: Shakespeare, William; Gollancz,

Shakespeare, William; Gollancz, Israel

Published by J. M. Dent, London, (1899)

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Item Description: J. M. Dent, London, 1899. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. The Works of Shakespeare, complete in 12 volumes, 1899, numerous colour and black and white illustrations, some minor spotting mainly to first and last leaves, uniform original gilt-decorated vellum, spines very slightly rubbed to head and foot, most volumes retaining the original red ribbon markers. 8vo Limited edition 11/175. Bookseller Inventory # 106594

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William Shakespeare

Published by Star and Morning Leader, London (1900)

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Item Description: Star and Morning Leader, London, 1900. HardBack. Book Condition: Very Good. First edition. 39 volumes complete set. Rare from this seminal publisher. Remarkably clean tight sound square, in the trademark linen backed magenta cloth with bright gilt title to upper, some very very gently rubbed to spine, all edges bright gilt. Bookseller Inventory # 100044337

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SHAKESPEARE, William

Published by Phillips and Sampson, Boston (1846)

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Item Description: Phillips and Sampson, Boston, 1846. Hardcover. Seven volume set. Octavo. Frontispiece portrait in Volume I, rebound in later full brown morocco. Leather gilt with raised bands on spine with some rubbing at the extremities and light foxing to some pages about near fine. A handsome early American set of Shakespeare's works along with a biography and literary notes. Bookseller Inventory # 323366

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Shakespeare, William

Published by Easton Press (2001)

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Item Description: Easton Press, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. Complete 39 Volume Set. Deluxe Leather Edition. - In Fine, Like New Condition. - No ownership markings, or bookplates - Bound in Fine Genuine Burgundy Leather - 22kt gold-stamped spine accents - Distinctive raised spine hubs, - Intricate gilt stamped cover designs, - Specially milled acid-neutral paper, - Smyth-sewn pages, - Gilded page edges, - Permanent satin ribbon page-marker. A Fine Set! - With Numerous illustrations; Colored & b/w wood engravings, lithographs, line drawings and collotypes throughout by Eric Gill, Arthur Rackham, Robert Gibbings, W. A. Dwiggins, Sylvain Sauvage, Jean Charlot, Valenti Angelo, and others. [**Additional Postage may be required]. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001500261

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Shakespeare William

Published by Chiswick C. Whittingham 1823 (1823)

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Item Description: Chiswick C. Whittingham 1823, 1823. First edition thus. Additional woodcut title, vignette on printed title, and cul-de-lampe. 8vo, a beautiful edition in contemporary straight-grained maroon morocco; richly gilt with blind stamped flower borders on upper and lower covers; gilt floral designs between raised, gilt stamped bands on spine and gilt lettering; edges beautifully gilt and gauffered; soft purple endpapers. 2 ff, 666 pp. A fine, elegant edition in excellent condition. A FINE COPY OF SHAKESPEARE’S WORKS. Charles Whittingham was the "‘uncle’, printer and founder of the Chiswick Press." However, even before setting up this press, Whittingham had set precedents in printing, typography, types of paper used and for being the "‘first printer to develop fully the overlaying of wood engravings for book illustration,’ and was the first to print woodcuts perfectly." [Dict of Nat’l Bio] Whittingham also distinguished himself for producing compact editions of authors put out by rival booksellers for less money. Thus, he made it possible for more people to read contemporary authors. A very beautiful and complete edition. This binding is in the style of the best London binders of the period. Bookseller Inventory # 16025

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Published by Collins, UK (1900)

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Item Description: Collins, UK, 1900. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Near Fine. New Edition. New Edition Circa 1900. Undated. The Bijou Shakespeare. Six volumes boxed set. Approx 14 illustrations per volume. India paper. Full calf leather with elaborate tooling to spine and boards. Marbled endpapers. Top Quality set. In matching leather bound wood and leather box. Books are near fine and in wonderful bright condition. Contents excellent. The box is very good++ with slight edge rubbing. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request.Ref 6649 Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 009765

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Shakespeare, William; Morley, Christopher (preface); Wright, William Aldis (ed); Kent, Rockwell (illus)

Published by Doubleday, Doran, Garden City, NY (1936)

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Item Description: Doubleday, Doran, Garden City, NY, 1936. Hardcover. First Edition Thus/Limited Edition. Light toning to vellum labels, bookplate of noted Kent collector Eliot Stanley at front pastedowns (printed by Anthoennsen Press), touch of toning at endpages (as typical), else tight, bright and unmarred. Slipcase shows light/moderate shelf/edge wear, wear at fore-edge, most seams split, all seams reinforced with Japanese hinge paper at inside, several small bits of tape at upper seams, moisture spotting at top and onlay, else clean. Blue beveled cloth boards, vellum spine labels, gilt lettering and decorative elements, frontispiece(s), teg. 4to. 1527pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Limited numbered edition, this being 543 of 750, signed by Kent. The Cambridge Edition text, edited by William Wright. Preface by Christopher Morley. Each play is illustrated with a full page plate by Rockwell Kent (titled at verso). Designed by A.P. Tedesco and printed at the Country Life Press. Infamous for a slipcase with paper seams (unreinforced, no cloth, etc) so prone to failure it is nearly impossible to find intact/undamaged. Noted flaws to the slipcase notwithstanding, a very handsome set. Near Fine [Textblock Fine] in Good+ Slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 5505

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SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616), [KNIGHT, Charles, editor].

Published by London: Charles Knight and Co., n.d. [1842]. (1842)

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Item Description: London: Charles Knight and Co., n.d. [1842]., 1842. 8 volumes, large octavo, consisting of two vols. each of the Comedies, Tragedies and Histories, one of the Doubtful Plays and one of the Biography. Contemporary dark blue calf over textured floral cloth sides, twin labels, full gilt, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Generously illustrated throughout. Some foxing to first and final leaves, neat (old) paper repair to top corner of title page of Comedies (I), scholarly notes in ink to first blank of same. Bindings sound with one or two short cracks to joints, spines a trifle dulled. A sound, highly decorative set. Binder's ticket 'T. Catherall of Chester' to most volumes. The Biography of Shakespere by Charles Knight is dated 1842 although the main body of the works are undated. Bookseller Inventory # 45879

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SHAKESPEARE, William.

Published by Doubleday Doran, Garden City (1936)

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Item Description: Doubleday Doran, Garden City, 1936. hardcover. Book Condition: very good(+). First. One of 750 copies, signed by Kent. The Cambridge Edition Text, as edited by William Aldis Wright. Illustrations by Rockwell Kent. Preface by Christopher Morley. 2 vols., large 4to, blue cloth, vellum labels. Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1936. Limited Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 211687

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SHAKESPEARE'S WORKS 13 VOLUMES 1901 UNIVERSITY EDITION: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Published by THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, NY (1901)

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Item Description: THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, NY, 1901. Hardback. Book Condition: Fair. TITLE: SHAKESPEARE'S WORKS 13 VOLUMES 1901 UNIVERSITY EDITION - Color Illustrations Present AUTHOR: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: THE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY, NY 1901 EDITION: First Editions assumed for The University Society CATEGORY: Literature, Decorative BINDING/COVER: Hardbacks without dust jacket COLOR: Marble decorated board with leather corner tips and spine CONDITION: Overall the entire set is in fair+ condition. Books are without marks or writings, pages are clean, and books are basically tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: see below pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: The thirteen volumes for sale are as follows: VOLUME 1 - THE TEMPEST, MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST. Minor fraying to the top and bottom edges of the spine. Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. VOLUME II - MEASURE FOR MEASURE, COMEDY OF ERRORS, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, AS YOU LIKE IT. Minor fraying to the top and bottom edges of the spine. Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. VOLUME III - MERCHANT OF VENICE, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, TWELFTH NIGHT. There is a chip to the upper area of the spine; there is minor fraying to the bottom edges of the spine; there is a minor crack to the leather at the lower edge. Some scuffs to the boards' edges. Fair+/None dust jacket condition as issued. VOLUME IV - THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, A WINTER'S TALE, HAMLET. Minor fraying to the top and bottom edges of the spine. Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. VOLUME V - CYMBELINE, KING JOHN, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA. Minor fraying to the top and bottom edges of the spine. Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. VOLUME VI - ROMEO AND JULIET, KING RICHARD II, KING LEAR. Minor fraying to the top and bottom edges of the spine. Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. VOLUME VII - ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, OTHELLO, HENRY IV, FIRST PART. Minor fraying to the top and bottom edges of the spine. There are scuffs to the corner edges. Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. VOLUME VIII - HENRY IV, SECOND PART, HENRY V, HENRY VI, FIRST PART. There is a large piece of leather missing from the spine; there is a piece of tape present at the top of spine; there is some scuffs to the board edges at the corner. Poor++/None dust jacket as issued. VOLUME IX - HENRY VI, SECOND PART HENRY VI, THIRD PART RICHARD III. Minor fraying to the bottom edges of the spine. Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. VOLUME X - CARIOLANUS, HENRY VIII, MACBETH. Minor fraying to the top edge of the spine. Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. VOLUME XI - TITUS ANDRONICUS, TIMON OF ATHENS, JULIUS CAESAR, PERICLES. There is a large sized chip to the leather at upper area of the spine. Minor fraying to the top edge of the spine. Poor+/None dust jacket condition as issued. VOLUME XII - LIFE OF SHAKESPEARE, POEMS AND SONNETS. Minor fraying to the bottom edges of the spine. Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. VOLUME XIII - INDEX TO THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE. - WITH PREFACES, NOTES, GLOSSARIES, A LIFE OF SHAKESPEARE AND A HISTORY OF EARLY ENGLISH DRAMA. The pages are sectioned by titles and there are glossaries, notes, comments and questions after each title/act is finished. ALL COLOR PLATES AND FRONTISPIECES ARE PRESENT!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! THIS BOOK(S) MAY BE TOO LARGE, HEAVY AND COSTLY TO SHIP INTERNATIONALLY (will not fit in the USPS international flat rate envelope, exceptions for Canada and Mexico)!!! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 850 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 005626 Size: 5 ½ x 8 ½ Assumed First Edition for the University. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 005626

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Collier, J. Payne, Esq. F.S.A. - Editor.

Published by London. Whitaker & Co. 1842-1844

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Item Description: London. Whitaker & Co. 1842-1844. 1st Edition 1842-1844 of an entirely new collation of the old editions in 8 volumes with volume 9 being a Supplemental Volume of Notes and Emendations from early manuscript corrections. Very fine. HB set. Olive green leather covered boards with intricate impressed gilt work borders vertical spine titles gilt with 5 raised bands spine panels lavishly decorated impressed gilt. Covers in excellent condition with very slight wear to some raised bands. All end papers multi-coloured marbled gloss with 0.5cm superb impressed gilt border to FEPs and REPs. 14.5 x 22cm tall. (Complete set of 9 volumes very heavy 9 Kg. 220g.). All pages very clean all page edges brightly gilded. Additional plain leaves at front and back of each volume lightly foxed. Each volume individually described as follows. Vol. I. Frontis. 'Portrait of William Shakespeare b/w engraving by H. Cook from the 1623 folio edition. (Pages to ccxci contain History of the Stage; The Life of Shakespeare His Will etc. and Glossarial Index) plus 275pp. WH. containing The Tempest; The Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Merry Wives of Windsor. Vol. II. 563pp. WH. contains Measure for Measure; The Comedy of Errors; Much Ado about Nothing; Love's Labours Lost; Midsummer Nights Dream; and the Merchant of Venice. Vol. III. 542pp. WH. Contains As You Like it; The Taming of the Shrew; All's Well that ends Well; Twelfth Night; and The Winter's Tale. Vol. IV. 576pp. WH. Contains King John; King Richard II; First part of King Henry IV; Second part of King Henry IV; and King Henry V. Vol. V. 609pp. WH. Contains First part of King Henry VI; Second part of King Henry VI; Third part of King Henry VI; King Richard III; and King Henry VIII. Vol. VI. 590pp. WH. Contains Troilus and Cressida; Coriolanus; Titus Andronicus; Romeo and Juliet; and Timon of Athens. Vol. VII. 630pp. WH. Contains Julius Caesar; Macbeth; Hamlet; King Lear; and Othello. Vol. VIII. 580pp. WH. Contains Anthony and Cleopatra; Cymbeline; Pericles; and poems Venus and Adonis Lucrece Sonnets A Lover's Compaint and The Passionate Pilgrim. Vol. IX. Entitled 'Notes and Emendations' Second Edition revised and enlarged and dated 1853. Contains notes and emendations to the Text of Shakespeare's Plays from early manuscript corrections in a copy of the Folio 1632 which is in the possession of the Editor and is a supplemental volume to the Works of Shakespeare in 8 volumes by the same editor. A very fine set tight volumes in excellent condition. Bookseller Inventory # 43478

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The Complete Works of Shakespeare (8 vol): Clark & Wright

Clark & Wright (editors)

Published by Edwin Booth Shakespeare League, Philadelphia (1894)

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Item Description: Edwin Booth Shakespeare League, Philadelphia, 1894. Full Leather. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Eight Volumes in tooled leather w/gilt spine & cover lettering and pg edges. All Bindings Firm, Covers Clean, w/heavy spine edge wear to all spines, rub to corners. Clean pages >no names or foxing. ". illustrated with fifty-one photogravures of scenes after celebrated paintings, and portraits in costume of eminent actors and actresses of Euroepe and America" Cambridge Text, Unabridged, Published by the Edwin Booth Shakespeare League to its Members. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 010948

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.: Shakespeare, William.

Shakespeare, William.

Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company., NY. (1936)

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Item Description: Doubleday, Doran & Company., NY., 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good or better. Rockwell Kent. (illustrator). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Shakespeare, William. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. The Cambridge Edition Text, as edited by William Aldis Wright. Including the Temple Notes. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. With a Preface by Christopher Morley. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company 1936. Limited Edition. 1/750 copies. This being #116. Signed by Rockwell Kent. 12 ¾ x 9 ¾. V-xviii, 779; v-viii, [2] 781-1527, [5], [6 page Doubleday advertisement for the book bound in at rear.] pp. Full royal blue beveled cloth, Strand theatre design embossed front cover, vellum labels in gilt between two gilt rules. Top edge gilt, front and bottom text blocks deckled. End pages slightly toned as common with this production, slight glue bleed-through at hinges. Labels with slight rubbing. Each volume duotone frontispiece. Volume I 22 full-page b&w plates. Volume II 16 full-page b&w plates. Original illustrated slipcase present, stained at top. Contents clean and bright. Hinges tight. Truly a lovely production. Total weight about 17 pounds and shipping will vary depending on location. SHIPPING IS NOT AS LISTED ON ABE FOR $5. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # 001911

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The complete works of William Shakespeare Bound: William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Published by BOUNTY BOOKS (1990)

ISBN 10: 1851521003 ISBN 13: 9781851521005

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Item Description: BOUNTY BOOKS, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. LOST UNTIL NOW ON THE BACK SHELVES OF DADS LIBRARY. This novel has never been opened past the title page. This Novel is for a Collector of Vintage out of print First Editions. A Prestige Copy With Single Printed Edition By Request And Special Order. This Book's Contents Include A 90 Page, Illustrated Introduction, 37 Plays, 154 Sonnets And 5 Other Poems; Venus And Adonis, The Rape Of Lucrece , The Passionate Pilgrim, The Phoenix And The Turtle, And A Lover's Complaint And 30 Appendices. Other Material Such As May Aid The College Student In His Or Her Study Of Shakespearian Literature Are Also Included But Not Itemized Here. This Book Was Written For The Beginning To Intermediate Student Of Shakespearian Literature. Leather With 22K Gold Guiling This Novel Is For The Collectors Of True First Editions Spine Is Tight & Crisp. Boards Are Flat & True; The Corners Are Square W/O Bumps. Very, Very Minor Wear Marks On Edges. Pages Are Clear, Clean, Unmarked And Bright White. No Marks. No Underlining. No Wrinkles Or Creases. Not A Remainder. Not Ex-Lib. Not Bce. Bookseller Inventory # 564

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COLLIER, J. Payne

Published by Whittaker & Co., London (1844)

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Item Description: Whittaker & Co., London, 1844. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1844-1853. First edition. Nine volumes (including supplemental volume). Half black morrocco with black-green moire. Gilt lettering/design with five raised bands along spine. Top edge gilt. Volumes include slight rubbing to corners and joints along spine, and light rubbing to middle of panels, else very good, internally clean copies. Bookseller Inventory # 000223

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