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The plays : of William Shakespeare, in eight volumes, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added notes by Sam. Johnson by  William (1564-1616) Shakespeare - 1st Edition in this form - 1765 - from MW Books Ltd. (SKU: 194344)

The plays : of William Shakespeare, in eight volumes, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added notes by Sam. Johnson

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The plays : of William Shakespeare, in eight volumes, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added notes by Sam. Johnson

by Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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Tape repair residue to 2 of the titles. Very good copies all in the original, full tree calf. Professionally and period-sympathe
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London : printed for J. and R. Tonson, H. Woodfall, J. Rivington, R. Baldwin, L. Hawes [and 7 others in London], 1765. 1st Edition in this form. Tape repair residue to 2 of the titles. Very good copies all in the original, full tree calf. Professionally and period-sympathetically re-backed with contrasting green gilt-blocked labels; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; The second of 2 1765 issues, portrait lacking. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT138601. Maslen and Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 4559..

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MW Books Ltd. IE (IE)
Bookseller Inventory #
194344
Title
The plays : of William Shakespeare, in eight volumes, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added notes by Sam. Johnson
Author
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Book condition
Used - Tape repair residue to 2 of the titles. Very good copies all in the original, full tree calf. Professionally and period-sympathe
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition in this form
Publisher
London : printed for J. and R. Tonson, H. Woodfall, J. Rivington, R. Baldwin, L. Hawes [and 7 others in London]
Date published
1765
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