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Comedies, histories, and tragedies published according to the true original copies...

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Comedies, histories, and tragedies published according to the true original copies...

by SHAKESPEARE, William

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London: H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley, 1685. FOURTH FOLIO. Our copy has the following facsimiles: 1. Engraved portrait; 2. A2 ("To the Great Variety of Readers"); 3. A4 ("Names of principal actors"); 4. D2 (pp. 39-40); 5. Z4 ("The names of the Actors...."); and 6. CCCC2 (the final leaf). Early nineteenth century full calf, ruled in gilt and blind and cross-hatched, rebacked, spine with gilt decorations; some staining but overall a good copy.

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Bookseller
Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
16018
Title
Comedies, histories, and tragedies published according to the true original copies...
Author
SHAKESPEARE, William
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
FOURTH FOLIO
Publisher
H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1685
Keywords
literature, shakespeare, folio, theater, play, english imprints, wing, english, 17th century
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About Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts

Founded in 1970, Rootenberg Rare Books has served a large international clientele of collectors as well as private and public institutions in the acquisition of rare books and manuscripts, and in collection development. We are among the leading specialists in the fields of science, medicine, technology and natural history. We also maintain high quality rare books and manuscripts in diverse subjects including travel and exploration, literary classics, economics and philosophy, Americana, and modern first editions, many inscribed. Our expertise and familiarity with these subjects allows us to acquire and house major collections in these fields. We are dedicated to our customer's specific needs, and look forward to developing long term relationships by keeping you informed about significant materials in your areas of interest. Rootenberg Rare Books consists of three generations: grandmother, father and daughter, and is located minutes from West Los Angeles, near UCLA and the Getty, as well as a second location in Durham, North Carolina. We always welcome visitors, though appointments are suggested. We occasionally issue finely printed and illustrated catalogues as well as specialized subject lists, and are constantly adding existing and new material to our website. We exhibit at several national and international book fairs during the year, represent clients at auction and offer appraisal and other professional services. We are always interested in purchasing single items or entire collections, and would be pleased to consider any materials you wish to sell. Special requests and specific wants will be given particular attention. We are always available, via phone, fax or email, to answer questions, search for a specific title, or provide information on our inventory.

Glossary

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
rebacked
having had the material covering the spine replaced. ...[more]
folio
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description....[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]

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