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SHAKESPEARE, William.

The Works.

Edited by William George Clark and John Clover.

London: Macmillan and Co, 1894 Stock Code: 121876
£1,250.00
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Reprint of the Cambridge Shakespeare which was first published in 1863. Editor William George Clark's "principal and most enduring work was the Cambridge Shakespeare (1863-6), mainly planned by him, with a complete collation of all the early editions, and a selection of emendations by later editors. Clark co-operated in the first volume with John Glover, and afterwards with W. Aldis Wright, successively librarians of Trinity" (ODNB). A handsome set.

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Description

9 volumes, octavo (217 x 143 mm). Contemporary blue calf, titles and elaborate decoration to spines gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, twin rule to boards with cornerpieces, motif to front board gilt, marbled endpapers and edges.

Illustrations

Title pages printed in red and black.

Condition

Spines ever so slightly faded and boards just a little rubbed, an excellent set.

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