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The Plays of William Shakespeare in ten volumes

The Plays of William Shakespeare in ten volumes

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The Plays of William Shakespeare in ten volumes Full xviiith century calf - 1778

by William Shakespeare

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  • Hardcover
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in ten volumes, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators to which are added Notes by Samuel Johnson… The second édition London, MCDDLXXVIII Bon exemplaire de cette célèbre et excellente édition ancienne des pièces de William Shakespeare. La dernière et la plus complète parue du vivant de Samuel Johnson. 10 volumes, forts in-8 plein veau glacé blond. Dos à 5 nerfs, roulette sur les coupes, pièces de titre de maroquin rouge. Reliures frottées, quelques épidermures, 1 feuillet dérelié au tome 1, sans manque. Taches d'encre sur quelques tranches (notamment au tome 8) et quelques plats. La reliure du tome 4, légèrement différente (en basane). Quelques cahiers jaunis. Rares rousseurs et mouillures marginales. Mais intérieurs très propres dans l'ensemble. Menus défauts aux coiffes et coins. Un bon exemplaire, malgré les défauts signalés, bien complet des deux portraits de Shakespeare, du fac-simile de l'écriture de Shakespeare, et du feuillet dépliant des Morris dancers. A good set of this important ancient edition of Shakespeare theatre. A few defects to the binding. 4th volume slightly different might come from an other set. A few ink stains on the some sides. Some pages browned. Nevertheless, a clean copy overall. Complete with engraved portraits, fac-simile of Shakespeare's hand-writing, and figures of Morris dancers.
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