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BEAUMONT, Francis, & John Fletcher.

Dramatic Works.

Collated with all the former Editions, and Corrected. With Notes Critical and Explanatory. By various commentators; and adorned with fifty-four original engravings.

London: printed by T. Sherlock; for T. Evans, and P. Elmsley; J. Ridley; J. Williams; and W. Fox, 1778 Stock Code: 138426
£875.00
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A handsome edition of the works of Shakespeare's contemporaries, Francis Beaumont (1584-1616) and John Fletcher (1579-1625), in a lovely period binding. This edition is edited by George Colman the elder and includes a preface written by the playwright James Shirley, who edited the first edition published in 1647.

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Description

10 volumes, octavo (217 x 128 mm). Contemporary calf, red and green morocco labels, gilt titles and decoration to spines, tan endpapers, top edge brown.

Illustrations

Engraved frontispiece portraits of the authors and 54 plates by various artists.

Condition

Some wear to tips, mild rubbing to extremities, some leaves lightly foxed, else a very good set.

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