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[Fine American Binding] Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy, Left By the Late George Stevens, Esq. With a Glossary and Notes, and a Sketch of the Life of the Poet. In Two Volumes (bound as one)

[Fine American Binding] Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy, Left By the Late George Stevens, Esq. With a Glossary and Notes, and a Sketch of the Life of the Poet. In Two Volumes (bound as one)

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[Fine American Binding] Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy, Left By the Late George Stevens, Esq. With a Glossary and Notes, and a Sketch of the Life of the Poet. In Two Volumes (bound as one)

by Shakespeare, William

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About This Item

Boston: Phillips, Sampson, and Co., 1851. Two volumes bound as one in contemporary red morocco, the front and back covers featuring a lavishly gilt scene with Shakespeare's bust atop a monument with two cherubs hanging a garland of flowers, and two seated ladies in robes.All edges gilt, plain pale yellow end papers. Unsigned. With forty illustrations, including frontis portrait of Shakespeare. A lovely example of fine American binding of the period. Very Good Plus, light wear at edges, toning to end papers and scattered mild to moderate toning throughout. v, 466, 535, 10 (glossary), 10 pp publisher adverts. . First Edition Thus. Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. Thick 8vo.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
008335
Title
[Fine American Binding] Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy, Left By the Late George Stevens, Esq. With a Glossary and Notes, and a Sketch of the Life of the Poet. In Two Volumes (bound as one)
Author
Shakespeare, William
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition Thus
Publisher
Phillips, Sampson, and Co.
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1851
Size
Thick 8vo
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; The Theatre; Fine Bindings;
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May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage.

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