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William Shakespeare
Bell's Edition of Shakespeare's Plays, As they are now performed at the Theatre Royal in London. Regulated from the Prompt Books of Each House by Permission; with Notes Critical and Illuistrative; By the Authors of the Dramatic Censor.
John Bell, London, 1774. Bell's Shakespeare in 9 volumes, as follows:- Vol.I. 'An Essay on Oratory', 'As You Like It', 'Macbeth', 'Othello', 'Alls' Well That Ends Well'. 300 pages + advertisements. Front board detached but present. Front end papers missing, including the frontis portrait of Shakespeare. Rear board hinge is cracking, but secure. Leather has peeled off the spine. Rubbing to edges of boards. Plate at the commencement of each play is present. Vol.II. 'Merchant of Venice', 'Romeo and Juliet', 'King Lear', 'Cymbeline', 'Much Ado About Nothing'. 384 pages. Front board detached but present. Rear board is hanging by a thread. Front end papers present but loosening. Leather on spine is peeling with a small loss at the bottom. Gilt lettering on darker leather label on spine, with volume number stamped in gilt below. Illustration at start of each play is present. Vol. III. 'Measure For Measure', 'King Richard Ye IIId', 'Hamlet', 'Tempest', 'Merry Wives of Windsor'. This volume has separate page numbering for each play. Boards cracking but attached. Front end papers loose, but present. Label on spine present but with small loss at bottom. All illustrations present. Vol.IV. 'Kg. Henry 4th Part 1st', 'King John', 'Henry 5th', 'Henry 8th', 'Kg. Henry 4th Part 2d'. Separate page numbering for each play. Hinges cracking, but secure. All illustrations present. Vol. V. 'Twelfth Night', 'Winter's Tale', 'Jul: Caesar', 'Coriolanus', 'Timor of Athens'. 349 pp. Hinges cracking but attached. All illustrations present. Vol. VI. 'Two Gentlemen of Verona', 'Taming of the Shrew', 'Troi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: MAE Books [Dunoon, ARL, United Kingdom]
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