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SHAKESPEARE, William.

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.

Boston : 1900 Stock Code: 48869
£4,750.00
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Notes

Édition Aquarelle. Limited to 10 numbered copies. A variorum edition with the text taken from the Cambridge edition in its latest revised form (1891-3). Along with the 37 canonical plays this edition also includes The Two Noble Kinsmen, attributed to Shakespeare and John Fletcher, and Edward III, which was probably mostly by Thomas Kyd but at least partly written by Shakespeare.

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Description

24 volumes, octavo (227 x 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.

Illustrations

With numerous engravings throughout printed on japon.

Condition

Spines uniformly sunned, an excellent set handsomely bound.

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