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SHAKESPEARE, William.

The Works.

Edinburgh & London: by T. and A. Constable, for Grant Richards, 1901-04 Stock Code: 146105
£650.00
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The Edinburgh Folio, limited edition of 1,000 copies, with eight volumes additionally signed by the publisher, though uncalled for in the limitation. Well-margined and finely printed in large type, the publication aims "to present our Shakespeare in stately yet convenient form" (advertisement).

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Description

10 volumes, folio. Original white cloth-backed orange cloth, orange morocco label to spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed.

Illustrations

Each volume with a portrait frontispiece of Shakespeare or his contemporaries, with tissue guards. Volume 1 tissue guard printed with Ben Jonson's "To the Reader".

Condition

Spines very slightly darkened, a few trivial marks to covers, occasional foxing to edges, internally clean and fresh. A very attractive set.

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