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William Shakespeare.
The Works of William Shakespeare. The Text Revised by The Rev. Alexander Dyce. In Nine Volumes Together with Shakespeare Commentaries by Dr G.G. Gervinus
London: Chapman and Hall, 1875 Vol 8 and 9 - 1876. 10 Volumes in total with the tenth volume being Shakespeare¬ís Commentaries by Gervinus, all finely bound by Bickers and Son (London) in full maroon crushed morocco leather with gilt titles and lined compartments and boards. All page edges gilt with marbled end papers and paste downs, the binders mark to each volume at the base of the paste down in gilt. Extensively revised by Dyce for this edition; in his preface, he virtually disavows the first edition of 1857 in which he retained readings of a "much more doubtful character," influenced as he writes, "perhaps unconsciously, by the example of Malone and of some later editors" Stated Third Edition. 10 volumes including the Commentaries. Full maroon leather with gilt titles. Gilt decoration to the spine and board edges. Some rubbing to the raised bands and bumping, wear to the volume corners. Nice set. Bookplate for Cristobal de Murrieta to the front paste down of each volume. Cristóbal de Murrieta y Mello. ((Vizcaya), (1790 - London (United Kingdom), c. 1869) was a merchant and banker. Born into a family with few economic resources, he emigrated to colonial Peru accompanied by his brother Francisco Luciano, six years older than him. Once in America, both brothers entered commercial activity, first to the service of other merchants and then forming their own mercantile house. The marriage of Francisco Luciano with the criolla María Ana Ortiz and García Lemoine, whose family was linked to the mining business, strengthened the economic position of the Murrieta brothers. Cristób … [Click Below for Full Description]
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