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Shakespeare, The Plays of Shakespeare. Shakespeare’s Poems.

Shakespeare, The Plays of Shakespeare. Shakespeare's Poems.

Shakespeare, William. The Plays of Shakespeare. Shakespeare’s Poems. From the Text of Dr. Johnson. With the Prefaces, Notes &c. of Rowe, Pope, Theobald, Hanmer, Warburton, Johnson, and select Notes from many other Critics. Also, the Introduction of the last Editor Mr. Capell; and a Table showing his Various Readings. 13 Volumes – Complete. Dublin, Thomas Ewing, 1771. 14.5 x 9.5 cm. Vol.1: engraved FP and TP / Vol.2-10: engraved TP, some small engravings in text / Vol.13: no engravings. Contemporary calf. Very good condition. Rubbed and bumped with some abrasions to bindings. Edges dust dulled. Volumes 2, 6, 9-12 lacking front free end papers. Some material losses / abrasion to bindings (see images). Some spine labels missing. Occasional damp staining / age darkening. Name of a previous owner on front paste downs. Overall a very nice complete set.

Breakdown of volumes and their content:

Vol.1. Part 1: Preface & Introduction. The Tempest. A Midsummer Night Dream.
Vol 1. Part 2: The two Gentlemen of Verona. Measure for Measure. The Merchant of Venice. As You Like It.
Vol.2. Part 1: Love’s Labour’s Lost. The Winter’s Tale. What You Will.
Vol.2. Part 2: The Merry Wifes of Windsor. The Taming of the Shrew. The Comedy of Errors.
Vol.3. Part 1: Much Ado About Nothing. All’s Well That Ends Well. The Life and Death of King John.
Vol.3. Part 2: The Life and Death of Richard II. The First Part of Henry IV. With the Life and Death of Henry, surnam’d Hot-Spur.
Vol.4. Part 1: The Life of Henry V. The First Part of Henry VI. The Second Part of Henry VI.
Vol.4. Part 2: The Third Part of Henry VI. With the Death of the Duke of York. The Life and Death of King Richard III.
Vol.5. Part 1: The Life of Henry VIII. The Life and Death of King Lear. Timon of Athens. Titus Andronicus.
Vol.5. Part 2: The Tragedy of Macbeth. C, Marcius Coriolanus. Julius Caesar.
Vol.6. Part 1: Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbelline. A Tragedy. Troilus and Cressida.
Vol.6. Part 2: Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Othello, The Moor of Venice.
[Vol.13]: Shakespeare’s Poems. Containing: 1. Venus and Adonis / 2. The Rape of Lucrece / 3. The Passionate Pilgrim / 4. Sonnets.

Our price: EUR 1.500,-- 

Shakespeare, The Plays of Shakespeare. Shakespeare's Poems.
Shakespeare, The Plays of Shakespeare. Shakespeare's Poems.
Shakespeare, The Plays of Shakespeare. Shakespeare's Poems.
Shakespeare, The Plays of Shakespeare. Shakespeare's Poems.
Shakespeare, The Plays of Shakespeare. Shakespeare's Poems.

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