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SHAKESPEARE, William.

The Works.

Chronologically Arranged. With Introductions by Charles Whibley. Vol. I. Comedies [only]. With 14 Illustrations.

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1925 Stock Code: 144120
£175.00
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An attractive copy of Shakespeare's comedies.

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Description

Octavo (188 x 122 mm). Contemporary prize binding by Bickers & Son in tree calf, titles in gilt to green sheep spine labels, raised bands, decorative motifs in gilt to compartments, arms and motto of Denstone College to front board in gilt, floral roll frames to boards in gilt and in blind to turn-ins, marbled endpapers and edges.

Illustrations

Monochrome frontispiece and 14 similar plates.

Condition

Prize bookplate from Denstone College to front pastedown, recording the award on Speech Day 1938. Slight scuffing to front board, rear board a touch bowed, the binding otherwise firm and square, faint foxing to endpapers, else internally clean; a very good copy.

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