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William Shakespeare; George Steevens
The plays of William Shakespeare : accurately printed from the text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens, Esq. With glossarial notes, and a sketch of the life of Shakespeare. In eight volumes. Vol. I[-VIII] .
Published by H.C. Carey, and I. Lea, and M'Carty & Davis, Philadelphia, 1823. Complete set of 8 volumes uniformly bound in full leather of the period, spines in 5 compartments ruled in gilt, each volume with a single red leather spine label lettered in gilt, volume number faintly in gilt in the 4th compartment; size approx. 5.2 x 3 inches, each volume with engraved frontispiece facing a tissue-guarded engraved title page, as well as printed title page; some manuscript ownership indications on early blank leaves in most volumes, very light overall age toning, otherwise clean and unmarked, bindings square and tight; all leather covers secure, some mild overall rubbing and dryness, but NO restoration or oiling of the leather has occurred. This is an honest early American printing of the Plays of Shakespeare in "as found" condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Stony Hill Books [Madison, WI, U.S.A.]
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