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William Shakespeare
Shakespeare 1709 The Works of Mr William Vol the Fourth 1st Illustrated Edition
LONDON: JACOB TONSON, 1709. EXTREMELY RARE The Works of Mr William Shakespear Volume the Fourth First Edition, IllustratedWilliam Shakespeare Jacob Tonson, Greys-Inn Gate1709 MDCCIXJacob Tonson: London8" by 5" Overall Condition: Very good The bookbinding is in very rare excellent condition with no loose or missing pages please reference pictures posted. Near offers will be seriously considered Jacob Tonson was an eighteenth-century English bookseller and publisher best known for having obtained a copyright on the plays of William Shakespeare by buying the rights of the heirs of the publisher of the Fourth Folio after the Statue of Anne came into effect, the first statute to provide for copyright regulated by the government rather than private parties Each play has a separate title page with the imprint 'printed in the year 1709' six in total plus the illustrated front page with an image of Shakespeare. Image eight has a central ink stain. Contents: Volume IV: King Henry VI Part III, Richard III, King Henry VIII, Troilus and Cressida, Coriolanus, Titus Andronicus. Please note: The condition is best described by posted pictured. Price includes free delivery. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: ukfilmcompany [Bexleyheath, United Kingdom]
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