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Kittredge, George Lyman

Published by Ginn & Co., Boston (1936)

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About this Item: Ginn & Co., Boston, 1936. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Seller Inventory # 019882

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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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About this Item: Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford-on-Avon, 1906. Ten quarto volumes. This is one of only twelve sets 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, this Shakespeare set is very difficult to obtain. Volumes I and II are lacking the silk fore-edge ties, spine lettering a trifle rubbed on volume VI, few volumes with minor wrinkling to spine ends, else a fine copy in creamy full limp vellum stamped in gilt. (Tomkinson p. 229, Ransom p. 9). Seller Inventory # 23261

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The Works of Shakespeare.: Shakespeare, William. Edited

Shakespeare, William. Edited by W. E. Henley

Published by T. and A. Constable; Grant Richards 1903-1904, Edinburgh (1903)

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About this Item: T. and A. Constable; Grant Richards 1903-1904, Edinburgh, 1903. The Constable edition of the works of Shakespeare. Folio, ten volumes. Elaborately bound in full blue morocco by Bayntun Riviere in Cosway-style binding with hand painted portrait medallions under glass to the front panel of each volume, gilt titles to the spine, gilt tooling to the spine and front panel, fleuron cornerpiece designs within gilt frames, raised gilt bands, inner dentelles, top edge gilt, silk endleaves, ribbon bound in. Illustrated with 479 tissue-guarded plates and 531 original illustrations, 525 of which are original watercolors. One of only 1,000 copies, this is number 149. Volume X is signed by Grant Richards, who produced that volume only, on the limitation page. Each volume contains four plays, with the exception of volume ten which contains two plays followed by Shakespeare's narrative poems and sonnets. In near fine condition. Exceptionally rare and desirable. A stunning set. English poet, playwright, and actor, William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. His extant works consist of approximately 38 plays and 154 sonnets. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright to this day. Shakespeare's early plays were primarily comedies and histories and are regarded as some of the best work ever produced in these genres. He then wrote mainly tragedies including Hamlet, Othello, and Macbeth; and in his late phase wrote tragicomedies, also known as romances. Seller Inventory # 95176

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Shakespeare, William. Revised by George Steevens

Published by Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for John and Josiah Boydell, George and W. Nicol., London (1802)

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About this Item: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for John and Josiah Boydell, George and W. Nicol., London, 1802. Rare exquisitely bound complete set of "by far the largest single engraving enterprise ever undertaken in England", John Boydell's magnificent illustrated folio edition of the dramatic works of Shakespeare. Folio, 9 volumes. Bound in full contemporary calf with elaborate gilt tooling to the spine, three green morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, gilt ruling to the panels and all edges gilt. Elaborately illustrated with 96 plates engraved by the most eminent British engravers and painters of the era including Richard Westall, Thomas Stothard, George Romney, Henry Fuseli, Benjamin West, Angelica Kauffman, Robert Smirke, James Durno, John Opie, Francesco Bartolozzi, Thomas Kirk, and Henry Thomson. Edited by George Steevens, one of the greatest Shakespearean scholars of the 18th century. In near fine condition. A magnificent example of Boydell's masterpiece, for which he spared no expense to produce. The works of William Shakespeare enjoyed a renewed popularity in 18th-century England. Several new editions of his works were published, his plays were revived in the theater and numerous works of art were created illustrating the plays and specific productions of them. Capitalizing on this interest, English publisher John Boydell undertook a large and elaborate Shakespeare venture that included the establishment of the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery and the production of a grand illustrated edition of Shakespeare's plays showcasing the talents of British painters and engravers. He chose the noted scholar and Shakespeare editor George Steevens to oversee the edition which became the focus of the enterprise. Boydell spared no expense in the production of the set. He hired typography experts William Bulmer and William Martin to develop and cut a new typeface specifically for the edition and sought out the most eminent painters and engravers of the day to contribute 96 engravings to the folios. Seller Inventory # 109956

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Shakespeare, William. Revised by George Steevens

Published by Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for John and Josiah Boydell, George and W. Nicol., London (1802)

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About this Item: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for John and Josiah Boydell, George and W. Nicol., London, 1802. Rare finely bound complete set of "by far the largest single engraving enterprise ever undertaken in England", John Boydell's magnificent illustrated folio edition of the dramatic works of Shakespeare. Folio, 9 volumes. Bound in three quarters morocco with gilt titles to the spine, all edges marbled. Elaborately illustrated with 96 plates engraved by the most eminent British engravers and painters of the era including Richard Westall, Thomas Stothard, George Romney, Henry Fuseli, Benjamin West, Angelica Kauffman, Robert Smirke, James Durno, John Opie, Francesco Bartolozzi, Thomas Kirk, and Henry Thomson. Edited by George Steevens, one of the greatest Shakespearean scholars of the 18th century. In near fine condition. A rare complete set of Boydell's masterpiece, for which he spared no expense to produce. The works of William Shakespeare enjoyed a renewed popularity in 18th-century England. Several new editions of his works were published, his plays were revived in the theater and numerous works of art were created illustrating the plays and specific productions of them. Capitalizing on this interest, English publisher John Boydell undertook a large and elaborate Shakespeare venture that included the establishment of the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery and the production of a grand illustrated edition of Shakespeare's plays showcasing the talents of British painters and engravers. He chose the noted scholar and Shakespeare editor George Steevens to oversee the edition which became the focus of the enterprise. Boydell spared no expense in the production of the set. He hired typography experts William Bulmer and William Martin to develop and cut a new typeface specifically for the edition and sought out the most eminent painters and engravers of the day to contribute 96 engravings to the folios. Seller Inventory # 109329

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About this Item: London: Mess. Boydell & Co., London, Cheapside, [1803]. Large 4to (12.75 x x 16.75 inches), [7] ff., + engraved title page, frontispiece, 2 portraits and 97 plates illustrating the most-famous scenes from Shakespeare. In the de luxe binding of publisher's straight-grain red morocco gilt, gilt-extra backstrip, gilt design on both covers. Hinges repaired, rubbing at extremities. Some foxing almost exclusively confined to the margins, a bit heavier at front and rear of volume. The very rare duplicate plate by Blake for Romeo and Juliet is present and exceptionally clean. Bookplate of E.H. R. Noble of South Shields at the front. First edition, large-paper copy. As the preeminent printmaker of his time, John Boydell's publishing house employed many of the best engravers of their generation including Bartolozzi, Stothard, Schiavonetti and Blake. Although Boydell ran this large-scale printmaking and publishing house for nearly 80 years, "his most significant contribution to British art can be considered the patriotic Shakespeare Gallery project conceived in 1786. 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? were employed on a handful of the plates, being paid exceptionally high rates" (DNB). Seller Inventory # 122432

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About this Item: Hardcover. Condition: Good. Pub Date: 1900 Pages: Size: Publisher: ODHAMS PRESS LIMITED LONDON Binding: Hardcover Folio: Big 32 opening spine detrimental read this signature flu Hsu Chih-mo handwriting. all of the original tracks. Seller Inventory # DE075527

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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE IN FIFTEEN: Shakespeare, William

Shakespeare, William

Published by George Routledge and Sons, London (1881)

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About this Item: George Routledge and Sons, London, 1881. Staunton Edition. No. 622 of 1000 copies of the Edition De Luxe. 15 volumes. Imperial 8vo. Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert on India paper mounted on the page. Bound by Orrock and Son in full red calf with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spines in 6 panels with brown title labels gilt, the panels densely gilt, the covers with two set of double fillet borders, fancy dentelles. Volume I with owner's name on upper cover in gilt, repeated on a leather label on the front doblure. Vol. III has 3 leaves with a small area of worming or insect damage not affecting text. Newspaper pasted to the front preliminaries of Vols I and II. Small owner's triangular bookplate in the upper left corner of each volume. A hint of foxing to title, but fine. A stately set Staunton Edition. No. 622 of 1000 copies of the Edition De Luxe. Seller Inventory # 21704

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The Works of William Shakespeare in Seven: William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Published by London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, J. Tonson, F. Clay, W. Feales, and R. Wellington (1733)

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About this Item: London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, J. Tonson, F. Clay, W. Feales, and R. Wellington, 1733. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, J. Tonson, F. Clay, W. Feales, and R. Wellington, 1733, Complete Theobald Edition of Shakespeare s Works. Full leather with Cambridge panel binding as would have been appropriate for the period. Torn with loss to the last 2 pages of Volume II and the first three pages of Volume III otherwise complete with marks, ink marginalia, signature of Sidney Lee (in our view 18th Century and not Sir Sidney Lee who wrote a Life of William Shakespeare ) to all volumes normally at the start of the first work in each volume, and to the title page of Vol I, also inscribed by Townshend to the title of Vol I. Collated page by page and complete including all the elements as set out by the British Library for this edition: Contains the plays only. This is the small paper issue with approximate height of 19 cm and gutter margin of approximately .7 cm. British Library calls for a height of 21cm this set has obviously been trimmed for previous bindings. Vol. 1 with a general title page, a volume title page, and play title pages. Volumes 2-7 with a volume half-title, a volume title page, and play title pages. The half titles of vols. 4 and 5 erroneously numbered V and IV respectively. In this set a previous owner has tried to correct this with corrections visible see images. Engraved frontispiece portrait (vol. 1) lettered: B. Arlaud del., G. Duchange scul. With a list of subscribers in v. 1 and "A table of the several editions of Shakespeare s plays, collected by the editor" in v. 7. Vol. 5 volume title page lists Macbeth as the third play; it is actually the final play of the volume. Seller Inventory # ABE-1513528987387

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About this Item: AMS Press, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 16 vols. London, 1853-1865. (Reprinted by AMS, 1970). Seller Inventory # NGY1957

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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Edited by: SHAKESPEARE, William:

SHAKESPEARE, William:

Published by Macmillan, London, 1902 (1902)

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About this Item: Macmillan, London, 1902, 1902. THE CAMBRIDGE EDITION. 8vo. Nine Volumes bound in Full crushed olive morocco bound for Sotherans. Spines as usual faded to a uniform olive tan.teg. Finely bound,tooled in gilt in compartments.raised bands,tooled on boards. A Very attractive set. Seller Inventory # 16806

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

Shakespeare, William

Published by London, 1733 (1733)

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About this Item: London, 1733, 1733. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Seven volumes in contemporary full leather, professionally re-backed. Volume one has later leather covers, exactly matching the other six volumes. Engraved portrait frontispiece. A very fine conditioned set of the first Theobald edition. Seller Inventory # 5028

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COLLECTED WORKS In Verse and Prose. Imprinted: YEATS, W.B.

YEATS, W.B.

Published by Chapman & Hall (1908)

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About this Item: Chapman & Hall, 1908. First collected edition. Eight volumes. Large 8vo. Publishers' primary (deluxe) binding of quarter vellum over grey cloth boards. Titles stamped in gilt and top edge gilt. A near fine set, clean and bright with a little dustiness to the spine of volume II and wear to the cloth of volume VIII. Frontispiece portraits of W. B. Yeats by John Sargent, Jack B. Yeats, A. Mancini and Charles Shannon. Selected and arranged by Yeats himself, this Collected Edition was printed in a small print run of only 1060 sets. Yeats was extremely pleased with the production, commenting that "I think nobody of our time has had so fine an edition I believe it will greatly strengthen my position". Seller Inventory # 33934

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Shakespeare, William.

Published by The Nonesuch Press: NY 1929 - 33 (1929)

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About this Item: The Nonesuch Press: NY 1929 - 33, 1929. 9.5 x 6, full niger morocco, top edges gilt, some offsetting from inner dentelles and feps. Vols 1 and 3 very slightly lighter leather, vol 7 with minor spots on cover, else a magnificent set. ONE OF 1600 NUMBERED SETS. Seller Inventory # 98-2490

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About this Item: Oxford: Shakespeare Head press 1931-38., 1931. Limited to 750 copies. 19 vols. With photogravure frontispieces. An attractive copy of the finest collection of Bronte Collected works. lar.8vo. original cloth. no dust-covers. covers,edges rubbed and foxing. scarce. Seller Inventory # 568000287

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The Works of Shakespeare. The text of: William Shakespeare; Herbert

William Shakespeare; Herbert Farjeon (ed.)

Published by Random House / Nonesuch Press 1929-1933 (1929)

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About this Item: Random House / Nonesuch Press 1929-1933, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Seven volumes, 8vo, t.e.g., all edges untrimmed, bound in full tan niger morocco, gilt titles on spine, five raised bands, gilt rules on covers and turn-ins; with the plain cardboard slipcases present. Designed by Francis Meynell, set in Monotype Fournier and printed by the Cambridge University Press on Pannekoek mould-made paper. No. 1385 of a total of 1600 sets (1050 for sale in Great Britan and 550 for the United States). "The Shakespeare represents the chef d'oeuvre of the Nonesuch Press, and is a model of careful proof reading and imaginative setting. The best of ancient and modern conjectural emendations are unobstrusively set in the margins for the benefit of a glancing eye. This is the finest of all editions of our greatet poet." (From "The Nonesuch Century," p. 69). This set is in superlative condition, protected all these years by the slipcases, which show only minor fingersoiling and occasional edgewear (but all panels are firmly intact). There is only a touch of variation in the niger morocco among the volumes, and light offsetting from turn-ins onto endpapers, both characteristics of which are always present to some degree. Symons, The Nonesuch Century, 58; Dreyfus, History of the Nonesuch Press, 58. Seller Inventory # 1349

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Shakespeare (William) and George Steevens(editor) and Reynolds, Northcote, Porter, Bunbury, Opie, Westall, Smirke, Stothard, Hamilton (artists).

Published by London: Printed W. Bulmer & Co.,for John & Josiah Boydell, George and W. Nicol. (1802)

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About this Item: London: Printed W. Bulmer & Co.,for John & Josiah Boydell, George and W. Nicol., 1802. Condition: Good. Folio. 13 x 17.5 inches page size. Contemporary half calf, and marbled boards, gilt spines; later brown endpapers, expertly refurbished. Royal folio, 9 vol., half titles, c. 90 only of 97 engravings after Reynolds, Northcote, Porter, Bunbury, Opie, Westall, Smirke, Stothard, Hamilton, and other eminent British artists, tissue guards, leaves uncut, heavy foxing, especially the margins of the plates and the tissue guards, and intermittent dampstaining, mainly at gutter of leaves.Printed from the types of W. Martin at the Shakespeare Printing Office.Lowndes, Vol. 4, p. 2263 right columnVery heavy volumes about 150 pounds. Seller Inventory # 51-3224

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William Shakespeare

Published by Shakespeare Head Press (1904)

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About this Item: Shakespeare Head Press, 1904. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. The Works of William Shakespeare, 10 volumes, number 909 of 1000 copies on handmade paper (Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare Head Press) portrait frontispieces, marbled endpapers, modern green morocco, covers ruled in gilt, spines gilt within raised compartments, some very small markes, overall excellent condition, top edges gilt, others uncut, 4to. Seller Inventory # 11

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HANMER'S SHAKESPEARE The Works of Shakespear in: SHAKESPEARE William, HANMER

SHAKESPEARE William, HANMER Sir Thomas

Published by Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1771-70 (1771)

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About this Item: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1771-70, 1771. 2nd Hanmer edn. 6 vols. 4to. Contemporary full polished calf, spines elaborately gilt tooled with contrasting gilt lettered labels, board edges gilt tooled and marbled edges and endpapers (corners worn and some light wear at head and tail of spines with some scratches and pitting on boards - otherwise a VG set). Pp. [vi] + xxxix + [11] + 514 + [14] Various Readings of Theobald and Capel + [4] blank [&] [vi] + 600 + [17] Various Readings + [5] blank [&] [vi] + 563 + [1] blank + [23] Various Readings + [5] blank [&] [vi] + 507 + [1] epilogue + [17] Various Readings + [5] blank [&] [vi] + 552 + [19] Various Readings + [5] blank [&] [vii] + 547 + [1] blank + [27] Various Readings + [1] blank + [1] General Heads + [1] blank + [3] glossary and appendix + [iv] blank, illus with 39 full page plates and vignettes in text (some plates tanned and all with offsetting on facing pages; small water stain at bottom edge of first plate in vol II; previous owner's armorial bookplate on front paste-downs). Seller Inventory # 136886

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BEN SHE.YI MING

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About this Item: Hardcover. Condition: New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.HardCover. Pub Date: Unknown Publisher: Far East 25 hardcover spine pitched. cover bronzing. embossing. beautiful. Liang Shih-chiu alone the first person to translate the Complete Works of Shakespeare. Liang Shih-chiu translation of The Complete Works of Shakespeare. the first edition published 1967 by Taiwan's Far East Book Company. 1968 Complete Works of 40 at a time. The whole of Taiwan. high school. university. community seems to be carrying a sensation when published in the literature and translation. and even many of the schools also specifies read books. Liang Shih-chiu. published in the translation process of The Complete Works of Shakespeare. forged a profound friendship with the Far East Book Company boss Pu Jialin. they promised. all to the good translation of The Complete Works of Shakespeare's Far East. Far East funded buyout so far Shakespeare Complete Works of the beams translation copyright is still vested in the Far East Book Company all.Four Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back. Seller Inventory # RL009425

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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 Shakespeare. The text of: SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM

SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM

Published by The Nonesuch Press, New York (1929)

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About this Item: The Nonesuch Press, New York, 1929. Leather. Condition: Very Good. Nonesuch. Limited edition, one of only 1600 copies, of one of the most famous and desireable editions of Shakespeare's works. Very handsomely bound and elegantly printed. The Nonesuch Shakespeare is "the chef d'oeuvre of the Nonesuch Press, and. a model of careful proof reading and imaginative setting. The best of ancient and modern conjectural emendations are unobtrusively set in the margin for the benefit of a glancing eye. This is the finest of all editions of our greatest poet" (Nonesuch Century, 58). London and New York: The Nonesuch Press [for] Random House, Inc., 1929-33. Quarto, original publisher's full tan morocco gilt, uncut edges, top edges gilt. Seven volumes (complete). Handsome bookplate of E.G. Greville on front pastedown of each volume. Variations in leather color (as always) but much less than usual; volume I board a little faded. A beautiful copy - one of the nicest we've had of this set. Seller Inventory # 2286

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SHAKESPEARE, William.

Published by Macmillan & Co. 1899 (1899)

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About this Item: Macmillan & Co. 1899, 1899. Half titles; some sl. foxing & with the occasional pencil markings. Armorial bookplate of Arthur & Dorothy Hazlerigg. Contemp. half olive green morocco, spines with gilt floral motif; some very sl. rubbing to extremities. An attractive set. Seller Inventory # 56789

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Shakespeare, William

Published by London and New York: George Routledge and Sons (1881)

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About this Item: London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1881. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Limited Edition. Original Gilbert illustrations present. Extra- illustrated in 1921. 15 volumes extended to 20 with the extra plates. A set with over 450 extra illustrations bound-in. 'One thousand copies only of this edition deluxe of the Works of William Shakespeare have been printed for sale, each of which is numbered.' This being number 395. 4to. (28 cm). Profuse illustrations, some in color. Uniformly custom-bound in full dark blue morocco by Thomas W. Best (Best was a Boston bookseller and at one time a part owner of Harcourt Bindery). 5 raised bands; titles in gilt; gilt lines in spine compartments and both covers; gilt Shakespeare family coat of arms on front covers; gilt dentiled edges; t.e.g. Some light offsetting to a few pages and tissue guards, some rubbing to front hinges but the bindings are firm and strong. From the library of a prominent early-1900s Clevelander with his bookplate. Altogether a very attractive set in very good plus condition with many illustrations. Postage may be extra on this item. Seller Inventory # WL-144

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Shakespeare, William.

ISBN 10: 0404057802 ISBN 13: 9780404057800

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About this Item: 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Reprint by AMS, 1969). Seller Inventory # NGY8373

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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Edited by: William SHAKESPEARE

William SHAKESPEARE

Published by Cambridge and London: Macmillan and Co. (1863)

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About this Item: Cambridge and London: Macmillan and Co., 1863. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Cambridge and London: Macmillan and Co., 1863-1866. A Finely Bound Set of Shakespeare SHAKESPEARE, William. William Aldis WRIGHT (editor). The Cambridge Shakespeare published in nine volumes. This is the First Edition of the set which went on to be published many times. Vol.1 edited by William George Clark and John Glover; vols 2-9 edited by William George Clark and William Aldis Wright. Nine octavo volumes (approximately 9 x 6 inches; 225 x 155 mm external dimensions). Handsomely bound by W Pratt of London (stamp to the reverse of the front free end paper) full polished calf ruled in gilt, with red and green title labels, decorated in gilt, with inner gilt dentelles and gilt edges to the boards. Spines panelled and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. A fine set. William Aldis Wright (1831 - 1914), was an English writer and editor. The Works of William Shakespeare (1863-6), edited by William George Clark, with at first John Glover and later William Aldis Wright as collaborators, was published in nine volumes by Macmillan, but printed at the University Press, so that it became known as the Cambridge Shakespeare. This important edition was based on a thorough collation of the four Folios and of all the Quarto editions of the separate plays, and of subsequent editions and commentaries (preface), so that in textual matters it constitutes a virtual variorum. Prefaces provide accounts of the early textual history of each of the works, and the volumes include the texts of first quartos of Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet, as well as the quartos relating to Henry V, The First Part of the Contention (2 Henry VI), and Richard Duke of York (3 Henry VI). Clark and Wright used the Cambridge edition as the basis for the influential one-volume Globe Shakespeare. Both the Cambridge and the Globe editions were revised in 1891 (The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare). Condition Report Externally Spine good condition gilt titles to spine with some wear and marks to the raised bands and in some compartments. Joints good condition solid throughout with cracking to the top front joint of Vol III. Corners good condition worn and bumped. Boards good condition worn, with marks. Page edges good condition top edge gilt, others with minor foxing. See above and photos. Internally Hinges good condition solid. Paste downs good condition marbled. End papers good condition marbled. Title page good condition - some foxing and tanning to titles. Pages good condition - foxing and tanning to end papers and early, late pages otherwise clean. Binding good, solid and attractive. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1863 Binding: Hardback. Seller Inventory # ABE-1541954161367

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The Works of William Shakespeare.: Shakespeare

Shakespeare

Published by Macmillan and Co (1863)

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About this Item: Macmillan and Co, 1863. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Published 1863-69. Bound by Maclehose of Glasgow in contemporary full red Morocco. All page edges gilt. Odd mark to front free end papers but otherwise a very well preserved, beautiful set that has been in my possession for twenty five years. Pages appear new and unread. Scuffing to the leather spines especially the tops. No inscriptions.More images available on request.Please contact me for postage costs. Seller Inventory # ABE-18965007660

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William Shakespeare

Published by E. R. Dumont, New York (1901)

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About this Item: E. R. Dumont, New York, 1901. 3/4 Leather. Wonderful Color Illustrations (illustrator). Limited. An absolutely beautiful 13 volume limited edition of WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S works. E. R. Dumont. 1901. 3/4 leather bindings with marbled boards. Limited edition No 640 out of 1000. Windsor edition. The Cambridge text with historical and analyitical prefaces, comments, critical and explanatory notes, glossaries, life of Shakespeare, history of the early English drama and a complet index by Israel Gollancz, Richard Grant White, Henry Hudson, Edward Dowden, George Brandes, William Hazlitt, Charles Herford and Mrs Jameson. Illuminated. Published according to the true originall copies. VG++. There is some fading to the leather on the spine but it looks quite appealing. Gold gild to head of page ends. A beautiful collection. Please feel free to query for pictures. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 000397

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BEN SHE.YI MING

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About this Item: Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.HardCover. Pub Date :1947-04-01 Publisher: the World Bookstore printing time :1947 -04-01 where the first two Republic 36 in early 38 years previous version including the back cover corners water stains do not injury contents corner wear more than intact!Four Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back. Seller Inventory # R8043184

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SHAKESPEARE, William

Published by Macmillan, London (1891)

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About this Item: Macmillan, London, 1891. hardcover. Condition: near fine. 9 volumes, tall 8vo, beautifully bound in 3/4 brown morocco, decoratively gilt Near fine.Very good (+). The Cambridge Shakespeare, third edition. Seller Inventory # 289212

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