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The Plays
London: Longman and Co, J. and F. and J. Rivington [et al.],, 1847. Accurately printed from the text of the corrected copies left by the late George Steevens and Edmund Malone. With Mr. Malone's various readings; a selection of explanatory and historical notes, from the most eminent commentators; a history of the stage and a life of Shakespeare by Alexander Chalmers. 8 volumes (210 x 131 mm), octavo. Contemporary tan calf, burgundy and black morocco labels, spines richly gilt in compartments, multiple fillets to boards gilt and in blind, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers and edges. Engraved frontispiece of the author. Contemporary gift inscription pasted to verso of front free endpaper and binder''s front blank, some mild foxing and browning mainly to prelims, spines and edges slightly rubbed with some minor gilt loss overall in excellent condition. New edition. A very handsome early Victorian set of Shakespeare's works.
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