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Shakespeare (William) and George Steevens(editor) and Reynolds, Northcote, Porter, Bunbury, Opie, Westall, Smirke, Stothard, Hamilton (artists)
The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare. Revised by George Steevens (First Boydell edition in 9 folio volumes)
London: Printed W. Bulmer & Co.,for John & Josiah Boydell, George and W. Nicol, 1802. Folio. 13 x 17.5 inches page size. Contemporary half calf, and marbled boards, gilt spines; later brown endpapers, expertly refurbished. Royal folio, 9 vol., half titles, c. 90 only of 97 engravings after Reynolds, Northcote, Porter, Bunbury, Opie, Westall, Smirke, Stothard, Hamilton, and other eminent British artists, tissue guards, leaves uncut, heavy foxing, especially the margins of the plates and the tissue guards, and intermittent dampstaining, mainly at gutter of leaves. Printed from the types of W. Martin at the Shakespeare Printing Office. Lowndes, Vol. 4, p. 2263 right column Very heavy volumes about 150 pounds
Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts [U.S.A.]

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