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The Works.

The Cambridge text from the latest edition of William Aldis Wright; with introductions, notes and glossaries to each play by Israel Gollancz, editor of The Temple Shakespeare.

Published: Boston, The E. Holdoway Publishing Co., 1900

Stock code: 48869

Price: £4,750

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Édition Aquarelle. Limited to 10 numbered copies. A variorum edition with the text taken from the Cambridge edition in its latest revised form (1891– 93). Along with the 37 canonical plays this edition also includes The Two Noble Kinsmen, attributed to both Shakespeare and John Fletcher, and Edward III whose authorship is debated but still largely attributed to Shakespeare.

24 volumes, octavo (227 154 mm). Contemporary green half crushed morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, emblem to front boards, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With numerous engravings throughout printed on japon. Spines uniformly sunned, an excellent set handsomely bound.

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