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THE WAVERLY NOVELS. Sir Walter Scott. Leather Library Set. THE ABBOTSFORD EDITION

THE WAVERLY NOVELS. Sir Walter Scott. Leather Library Set. THE ABBOTSFORD EDITION: Complete 25 books bound into 23 volumes, as issued. With an index in volume 23.

by Scott, Sir Walter

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Edinburgh & London: Robert Cadell, 1842 - 1847. THE ABBOTSFORD EDITION. . Bound in the highest quality morocco leather bindings. Raised hubs. Gilded spines. Top edges gilded. Marbled end papers. Illustrated with full page steel engraved plates and decorative in text designs and illustrations. Printed on quality paper and well laid out. These are large and heavy books at 10 inches tall. Over 25 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple and fresh. Very well preserved. The hinges are fully attached and sound. No writing. Printed on quality paper, appears free of foxing. This is the FIRST EDITION of this important ABBOTSFORD EDITION. Produced from the highest quality materials, and fully illustrated with engraved plates and in text illustrations. This is an impressive collection. Bound and signed by the prestigious Worsfold Bindery, London.
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THE WAVERLY NOVELS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. Library Set. Gilded Victorian Bindings. Complete in 25 volumes

by Scott, Sir Walter

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London: George Routledge & Sons, 1881. Gilded Victorian bindings. Thistle motif, with roots. Printed on quality paper. Engraved plates after designs of George Cruikshank, J. M. W. Turner, and others. 7 5/8 inches tall. Approximately 40 inches of shelf space. In VERY GOOD condition. Some general shelf rubs and abrasion. Hinges are all fully and strongly attached. Internally very fresh, bright, and clean. Near free of any trace of foxing. No writing or previous signs of ownership. This is an impressive Victorian set of The Waverly Novels. These display beautifully. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually wrapped and are always professionally padded. We offer a full refund guarantee, per our terms described on our site, with notification of such intent requested. Please contact us… Read more
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THE WAVERLY NOVELS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. Copiously Illustrated. Autograph Edition. Leather set. Complete in 25 volumes

by Scott, Sir Walter

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Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, [No date, circa 1895.]. AUTOGRAPH EDITION. Specially illustrated with over 400 photogravures of character and scenery noted in the text; and engravings by more than 50 notable artists and engravers. Bound in morocco leather bindings. Gilded spines with a thistle motif. The top edges are gilded. Printed on thick quality paper with wide margins. 9.25 inches tall. 50 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition, but with some external wear and some chipping, as shown. Some wear through the leather along the hinges but held firmly underneath. All the hinges are strongly attached. Some general shelf wear and abrasion. The pages are uncut. Fresh, bright, and clean. No writing. This set displays beautifully. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually… Read more
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THE WAVERLY NOVELS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. Leather Set. Complete in 25 volumes

by Scott, Sir Walter

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Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1870 - 1871. CENTENARY EDITION. First Edition of this edition, with new annotations from the Author's original manuscripts NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. Advertisement to this edition dated December of 1869, with this set finally printed in 1870 - 1871. With a general index and a glossary. Bound in morocco leather bindings. Gilded spines. Raised hubs. Marbled edges and end papers. Printed on quality paper. Engraved frontisplates and title page vignettes. 7.25 inches tall. 30.5 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple and fresh. The hinges are 100% fully attached. Printed on quality paper that is very fresh, bright, and clean. Some general rubs / shelf wear / abrasion. An early name on second blank end paper. This set displays beautifully. In 1814, Sir Walter Scott published Waverly, which is often regarded as the first historical novel. His subsequent novels have come to be known collectively as the Waverly Novels. The set includes his… Read more
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THE WAVERLY NOVELS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. Library Set. Gilded Victorian Bindings. Complete in 12 volumes

by Scott, Sir Walter

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London & New York: George Routledge & Sons, [No date, circa 1880.]. Complete 25 titles, bound into 12 volumes. With Glossary in volume 12. Bound in Gilded Victorian bindings. Ornately gilded spines and covers. Printed on quality paper. Illustrated with plates. 7 5/8 inches tall. 23 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. Some general signs of wear, rubs. The hinges are fully attached. Some internal paper separation. Small previous owner's name in pencil. This is an exceptional Victorian binding, and these display beautifully. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually wrapped and are always professionally padded. We offer a full refund guarantee, per our terms described on our site, with notification of such intent requested. Please contact us with any inquiries.
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THE WAVERLY NOVELS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. Leather Set. Complete in 12 volumes

by Scott, Sir Walter

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New York: The Kelmscott Society, [No date, circa 1900.]. Bound in leather. Gilded spines. Floral embossing. The top edges are gilded. Facsimile signature on the covers. Printed on quality paper. Frontisplates protected in tissue. Gilded red and black title pages. 8.25 inches tall. Almost 21 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. Some general rubs / shelf wear / abrasion. All the hinges are strongly attached. Some minor starting through the abrasion, but held firmly underneath. Printed on quality paper that is fresh, bright, and clean. Near free of any trace of foxing. Early name. Just the general external shelf wear. This set displays beautifully. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually wrapped and are always professionally padded. We offer a full refund guarantee, per our… Read more
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THE WAVERLY NOVELS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. Leather Set. Complete in 12 volumes

by Scott, Sir Walter

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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co, [No Date, circa 1872.]. Advertisement to the last English Edition is dated 1871. Bound in calf leather bindings. Gilded spines. Marbled edges and end papers. 2 to 3 novels per book. Each novel with it's own frontisplate. 7 3/8 inches tall. 21 1/4 inches shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple and fresh. Hinges are all strongly attached, Heart of Midlothian is starting a little at the extremity, but strongly attached. A paint spot on top edge. There does not appear to be any previous signs of ownership. Also appears free of foxing. The pages are browned. This is a gorgeous collection of The Waverly Novels. These display beautifully. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually wrapped and are always professionally padded. We… Read more
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THE CAT IN THE HAT. [Children.] [First Edition.]

THE CAT IN THE HAT. [Children.] [First Edition.]

by SEUSS, Dr. [GEISEL, Theodore]

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New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. First Printing of both the book and dust jacket. First Printing of the book: copyrighted 1957, matte finish (not laminated), single signature (page gathering). In the rare first printing dust jacket: with the price "200/200" on the front flap, and with no mention of the "Beginner Books" series on the rear panel. Albeit being the rare First Printing, this copy is only in fair to good condition, and is consistent with that book grade. There is substantial generalized usage wear. Book is complete, just suffering from generalized wear. No previous signs of ownership, aside from the small bookseller bookplate of The Little Acorn Books and Gifts. Hinges are attached, rear hinge starting, internal paper with some separation, hinges very shaken. External rubs and abrasion. The dust jacket is severely creased and abraded, with a 5 inch closed tear. The dust jacket is laminated (unlike the book) so is fairly durable despite… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Leather Set. Printed in 1803. Complete in 10 volumes

THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Leather Set. Printed in 1803. Complete in 10 volumes

by Shakespeare, William

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London: J. Johnson, et al..., 1803. Bound in full leather bindings. Gilded spines. Leather label. Printed on quality paper, with wide margins. Engraved frontis of Shakespeare. Marbled end papers. 7 3/8 inches tall. A fairly large set compared to other sets from this era. Over 14.5 inches of shelf space. In excellent condition. The leather is very supple and fresh. The labels are all fresh and fully intact. The hinges are all strongly attached and held firmly by the underlying cords, although there is some starting. Printed on high quality paper. There is some foxing. An early bookplate, but no writing. Complete in 10 volumes, as stated on the title pages. This is a gorgeous set in exceptional condition, and displays beautifully. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually wrapped and are… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Bell's First Edition. Printed in 1785. Complete in 20 volumes

by Shakespeare, William

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London: John Bell, British Library, Strand, 1785 - 1788. FIRST EDITION OF BELL'S SHAKESPEARE. THE DRAMATICK WRITINGS OF WILL. SHAKSPERE. Printed Complete from the TEXT of SAM. JOHNSON and GEO. STEEVENS, And Revised from the Last Editions. [with,] A PROLEGOMENA TO THE DRAMATICK WRITINGS OF WILL. SHAKSPERE. With 97 portraits, vignettes and character plates. Bound in full leather bindings. Gilded spines. Printed on quality rag paper. Illustrated with engraved plates protected in tissue. 5 3/4 inches tall. 24.5 inches of shelf space. In good condition, with some external wear consistent with that book grade. The hinges are all attached and held in place by the underlying cords, as there is some starting. Printed on quality paper. Minimal foxing. Early name. General rubs, external wear, as shown. Some of the labels are chipped, as shown. Textually complete and intact. This is an important set of Shakespeare. This is the First Edition of Bell's Edition of Shakespeare. The plays are from… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Illustrated. Near Folio. Complete in 3 large volumes

by Shakespeare, William

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New York: Johnson Fry & Company, [Frontispiece dated 1859. Set appears to be attributed to 1856 - 1861.]. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING of this edition of Shakespeare. Edited by an eminent American Shakespearian scholar, as stated on the title pages [Richard Grant White]. The complete works of Shakespeare from the original text: carefully collated and compared with the editions of Halliwell, Knight, and Collier: with historical and critical introductions, and notes to each play; and a life of the great dramatist by Charles Knight. Edited by an eminent American Shakespearian scholar. Illustrated with new and finely executed steel engravings, chiefly portraits in character of celebrated American actors. Bound in morocco leather bindings. Thick beveled covers. These are large and heavy books. Weighing roughly 5 pounds each. Near folio-sized, at 11 inches tall. These take up 6 inches of shelf space. Illustrated with steel engraved plates. Printed on thick quality paper. Columned text. Dual ruled… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. First Edition Edited by A. J. Valpy. Leather set. Complete in 15 volumes

by Shakespeare, William; [Valpy, A. J. (Editor.)]

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London: A. J. Valpy, 1832 - 1834. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING EDITED BY A.J. VALPY. VALPY'S SHAKESPEARE. With a Life and Glossarial Notes. 170 illustrated plates after the plates in Boydell's Edition. Edited by A. J. Valpy. Bound and signed by the prestigious Bartlett & Co. Bindery. Bound in full polished calf leather bindings. Gilded spines. Dual ruled framing to the covers. Gilded turn ins. Printed on quality paper. Illustrated with engraved plates. 6 3/4 inches tall. 16 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple and fresh. All the hinges are 100% fully attached. Volume one is starting but held firmly by the underlying cords. Tightly bound. Printed on quality paper that is near free of foxing, but for the first few pages. No writing. Sewn in bookmarks. This is an exceptional set of Shakespeare. A.J. [Abraham John] Valpy (1787–1854) was an English printer and a scholar of classical literature. From 1832 to 1834 he published a fifteen-volume edition of… Read more
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THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE. CHARLES KNIGHT'S IMPERIAL EDITION. Folios. Illustrated. Leather set. Complete in 3 volumes

by Shakespeare, William; [Charles Knight (Editor.)]

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New York: James A. Virtue, [No date, circa 1870.]. IMPERIAL EDITION. These are gigantic, large FOLIO SIZED books, measuring 15 inches tall. Bound in leather bindings. Gilded spines. All edges cased in gilding. Full page engraved plates. Dual ruled framing decoratively surrounding the text. Printed on quality paper. This is The Imperial Edition, edited by Charles Knight. With illustrations on steel. Bound and signed by Simon and Barnum Bookbinder. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is supple. The hinges are all strongly attached, and extra reinforced internally by the publisher's. There is some external rubbing and abrasion to the leather, hairline external starting at extremities. An early name. Near free of any trace of foxing. Some general rubs / external wear. End papers are creased. These are massive books, weighing over 10lb's each. Illustrated with full page steel engraved plates. These are massive books at 15 inches tall. This is a very impressive collection of Shakespeare. This set… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Illustrated. Folios. First Edition Edited by Charles and Mary Cowden Clark. Complete in 3 volumes

by Shakespeare, William; [Charles and Mary Cowden Clark (Editors.)]

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London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, [Circa 1868.]. FIRST EDITION OF CHARLES AND MARY COWDEN CLARKE'S SHAKESPEARE.. The Plays of William Shakespeare - Edited and Annotated by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke - Illustrated by H.C. Selous. Complete in 3 volumes. FOLIO SIZED. These measure just under 13 inches tall. These are roughly 2 inches thick. Each book weighs roughly 9 pounds, unpacked. Heavily illustrated with full page plates, protected in tissue. Bound in quality morocco leather bindings. Thick beveled covers with raised hubs on the spine. Gilded spine with gilded covers. All edges are gilded. Printed on thick quality paper. Decorative borders surrounding the text on each page. Well laid out. In excellent condition. Very fresh and well preserved. The hinges are all strongly attached, although there is some rubbing/abrasion, as shown. Some general rubs / shelf wear. Internally very fresh and well preserved. Some minor foxing more prevalent upfront. The hinges are extra reinforced internally… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Leather set. Illustrated. Complete in 40 volumes

by Shakespeare, William

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THE TEMPLE SHAKESPEARE. Text from the Cambridge Edition
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London: J. M. Dent & Company, Aldine House, 1897 - 1926. THE TEMPLE SHAKESPEARE. Text from the Cambridge Edition. Bound in full leather bindings. Gilded spines. Printed on quality rag paper. Engraved frontis, red and black title pages. Text from the Cambridge Edition. Illustrated with tissue guarded, engraved frontispiece in each volume. Top edge of page block in rich gilt. Each volume possesses a yellow and black armorial crest/shield (as published) on front & rear paste downs. The first appearance of this set was in 1894, and it was published a number of times up to the 1930s. 5.25 inches tall. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is supple. Very fresh, tightly bound. Printed on quality paper that is fresh bright and clean. Free of foxing. Early name dated 1898 - 1901. The hinges are all attached. There is some general rubs/abrasion. Sewn in bookmarks. This is a charming collection of Shakespeare. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. First Edition Edited by A. J. Valpy. Leather Set. Complete in 15 volumes

by Shakespeare, William; [Valpy, A. J. (Editor.)]

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London: A. J. Valpy, 1832 - 1834. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING EDITED BY A.J. VALPY. VALPY'S SHAKESPEARE. With a Life and Glossarial Notes. 170 steel engraved plates after the plates in Boydell's Edition. Edited by A. J. Valpy. Bound in full morocco leather bindings, of the highest quality. Bound and signed by the prestigious Henderson and Bissett Bindery. Dual ruled framing along the covers. Gilded spines with raised hubs. The top edges are gilded. Printed on thick quality paper. Fully illustrated with over 10 full page plates per volume, protected in tissue. Approximately 7 inches tall. 15.5 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD Condition. These are very fresh and clean. The leather is very supple and fresh. The hinges are all 100% fully attached and fresh. Printed on quality paper that is fresh, bright, and clean. Near free of any trace of foxing, but for the first few pages. This is an exceptional set. Bound and signed by the prestigious Henderson and Bissett bindery. These display beautifully. A.J.… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Leather set. Illustrated. Complete in 40 volumes

by Shakespeare, William

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London: J. M. Dent, 1919 - 1928. Bound in full leather bindings. Illustrated with tissue guarded, engraved frontispieces in each volume. The top edges are gilded. Each volume has a black and yellow Shakespearian armorial crest/shield (as published) on front & rear paste downs. The first appearance of this set was in 1894, and it was published a number of times up to the 1930s. The Temple Shakespeare. Bound in full leather bindings. Gilded spines. Printed on quality rag paper. Engraved frontis, red and black title pages. Text from the Cambridge Edition. With preface and glossary by Israel Gollancz. Over 20 inches of shelf space. 5.25 inches tall. VERY GOOD condition. An early inscription dated 1928. Leather is very fresh and supple. The hinges are all fully attached, but for abrasion along Corolianus. There is some general shelf wear. This is a charming set of Shakespeare. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Leather Set. Complete in 20 volumes

by Shakespeare, William

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Text and numbering following THE CAMBRIDGE EDITION
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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1906. Text and numbering following THE CAMBRIDGE EDITION. Bound in morocco leather. Gilded spines. With a gilded mask motif. The top edges are gilded. Marbled edges and end papers. Printed on quality paper. Large font. Wide margins. Red and black title pages. Engraved frontis protected in tissue. Large font. Well laid out. 8.75 inches tall. 6.5 inches deep. These take up 26.5 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is supple and fresh. All the hinges are strongly attached. There is some starting. Internally very fresh, bright, and clean. Appears free of foxing. No previous signs of ownership. Some general shelf wear, rubs / scuffs, small chip at base of volume 2 and 5. An impressive set of Shakespeare. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. First Edition, Alexander Dyce, 1857. Leather set. Complete in 12 volumes

by Shakespeare, William; Dyce, Alexander

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London: Edward Moxon, 1857. FIRST EDITION Of ALEXANDER DYCE'S SHAKESPEARE. Complete in 6 books bound into 12 volumes. Printed in 1857, with the preface dated 1857. With a life of Shakespeare. Bound in morocco leather bindings of the highest quality. These are Prize Bindings. Raised hubs on the spines. Gilded spines. Marbled edges and end papers. Dual labels on spines. Printed on thick quality paper with wide margins. 8.5 inches tall. 14 inches of shelf space. In VERY GOOD condition. Exceptionally fresh and supple leather bindings. The hinges are all 100% fully attached. Printed on quality paper that is fresh bright and clean. There is some minor foxing. Engraved frontis of Shakespeare in volume one. With a prize bookplate indicating these to be prize binding. Some general rubs/wear, abrasion to some of the spine gilding as shown, otherwise near fine. Early name in pencil. This is an exceptional set of Shakespeare. This is the rare and highly desirable FIRST EDITION of Alexander Dyce's… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Leather set. Printed in 1853. Complete in 6 volumes

by Shakespeare, William

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THE BOWDLER SHAKESPEARE. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING
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London: Longman, Brown, Greene, and Longmans, 1853. THE BOWDLER SHAKESPEARE. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. The Bowdler Shakespeare, in Six Volumes; in Which Nothing is Added to the Original Text; But Those Words and Expressions are Omitted Which Cannot with Propriety be Read Aloud in a Family. Bound in full leather bindings. With intricately embossed covers, with lattice motif. Gilded spines with raised hubs. Marbled end papers. Well laid out. Full page engraved plates. Beveled edges. 6.75 inches tall. 9 inches of shelf space. In excellent condition. These display beautifully. Ornate full leather bindings. Intact and complete. The hinges are attached although there is starting. Some general rubs/ abrasion. Small label chip. Printed on quality paper. Some minor foxing. No writing. This is an uncommon First Edition, in a gorgeous binding. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We… Read more
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