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Howard, Frank
THE SPIRIT OF THE PLAYS OF SHAKESPEARE, Exhibited in a Series of Outline Plates Illustrative of the Story of Each Play. Drawn and Engraved by Frank Howard. With Quotations and Descriptions. Five volume set.
Printed for T. Cadell; J. G. and F. Rivington; J. Booker, London, 1833. Five volume set, complete illustrated with 471 plates. Original green cloth and leather bindings. Several boards expertly re-attached and bindings professionally refurbished. Minor to moderate foxing affecting the majority of the plates, mostly at the fore-edge, but affecting most image areas. Minor browning to some plates. The text is quite clean and fresh. Each volume with separate pagination for each play contained therein. For example, vol. I contains: [iv], vi, 19 pages, 20 plates, 9 pages, 12 plates, 19 pages, 20 plates, 10 pages, 12 plates, 13 pages, 12 plates, 12 pages, 18 plates; total 94 plates. Vol. II: 95 plates. Vol. III: 111 plates. Vol. IV: 97 plates. Vol. V: 74 plates. First edition. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller ABAA [Chicago, IL, U.S.A.]
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