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William Shakespeare
1740 The Works of William Shakespeare 2nd THEOBALD EDITION 8 Vols Illustrated
London: 1740. Click on "Read more" under item description for a full description of this lot (on eBay mobile only). Many thanksLouis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title The Works of Shakespeare In Eight Volumes, Collated with the Oldest Copies, and Corrected: With Notes, Explanatory, and Critical by Mr Theobald. The Second Edition [In Eight Volumes - With 40 Engraved Plates] ------------------ Eight Volumes ~ The Second Theobald Edition. _____________________ Author William SHAKESPEARE, [1564-1616]. Lewis Theobald [Notes] ______________________ Year of Publication 1740 __________________________ Publisher London: Printed for H. Lintott, C. Hitch, J.&R. Tonson, C. Corbet, R&B. Wellington, J. Brindley and E. New. ______________________________________ For full description see below - after all photographs ___________________________________________ Description: London: Printed for H. Lintott, C. Hitch, J.&R. Tonson, C. Corbet, R&B. Wellington, J. Brindley and E. New; 1740 in eight volumes, the Second Theobald Edition with 35 engraved plates, one for each play. Very Good. Recently rebound in quarter leather with marbled boards, raised bands to the spines, gilt titles to red labels and gilt decoration to the compartments. The depth of the volumes differs slightly as they would have done in a contemporary binding - see photos. With a general title to Vol I in red and black text and a frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare (ink spot to both). Inscription to the end papers of Vol I with a death bequest dated 1898. A list of Shakespeare plays to a subseque … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Louis'88Books (allright88) [Andover, United Kingdom]
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