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William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers, [notes]
The Plays of William Shakspeare [Shakespeare] Accurately Printed From the Text of the Corrected Copies Left by the Late George Steevens, Esq. With A Series of Engravings From Original Designs of Henry Fuseli, Esq., R.A. Professor of Painting And A Selection of Explanatory and Historical Notes, From the most Eminent Commentators; A History of the Stage, and a Life of Shakspeare &c. By Alexander Chalmers In Nine Volumes [Nine Volumes Complete – 42 Engraved Plates]
London: F.C.and J. Rivington; J. Johnson; R. Baldwin and others. London: London: F.C. and J. Rivington; J. Johnson; R. Baldwin and others, 1805. A Later Edition in Nine Volumes, complete. Nine half leather bound volumes with five gilt raised bands, terracotta labels and gilt decoration, with minor wear, bound by W H Lester of Windsor, with his ticket to the front paste down. An attractive set. Volume I – The Tempest; Two Gentlemen of Verona; Merry Wives of Windsor, 5 engraved plates, 2 of these plates heavily tanned, [iv], xlvi, [i], 309pp, 115 to 126 moderately foxed; Volume II – Twelfth Night; Measure for Measure; Much Ado About Nothing; Midsummer Night's Dream; Love's Labour's Lost, 6 engraved plates, one engraved plate of William Kempe, heavily tanned, 494pp; Volume III – Merchant of Venice; As You Like It; All's Well That Ends Well; Taming of the Shrew; Winter's Tale, 5 engraved plates, 553pp; Volume IV – Comedy of Errors; Macbeth; King John; King Richard II; King Henry IV Part I, 6 engraved plates, 518pp, pages 23 to 27 heavily tanned, 1 plate, an engraved portrait, heavily tanned; Volume V – King Henry IV Part II; King Henry V; King Henry VI Part I, and II, 4 engraved plates, 490pp; Volume VI – King Henry VI Part III, King Richard III, King Henry VIII; Troilus and Cressida, 5 engraved plates, 524pp, pagination is in gatherings of 8 apart from T in a gathering of 5 and U in a gathering of 3, pagination lacks 269/270 as called for – see digital copies on COPAC, 1 plate an engraved portrait. Heavily tanned; Volume VII – Timon of Athens, Coriolanus, Julius Caesar; Anthon … [Click Below for Full Description]
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