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SHAKESPEARE, William.

The Plays.

In ten volumes. With the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added notes by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens. The third edition, revised and augmented by the editor of Dodsley's collection of old plays.

Published: London, Printed for C. Bathurst, J. Rivington and Sons et al., 1785

Stock code: 52067

Price: £2,000

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Third Johnson and Steevens edition and first Reed edition. The first Johnson and Steevens edition was published in 1773 and the second in 1778. This third edition was revised by Isaac Reed.

10 volumes, octavo. Recent sprinkled calf, double morocco labels crimson and green, single rule to boards, cream endpapers. Frontispiece of the author to volume 1. Pages a little browned otherwise an excellent set handsomely bound.

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