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1811 PLAYS of William Shakespeare Illustrated Theatre Romeo & Juliet Tempest 9v
London : Printed for J. Nichols and Son, 1811. - 1811 PLAYS of William Shakespeare Illustrated Theatre Romeo & Juliet Tempest 9v “The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good - in spite of all the people who say he is very good.” –Robert Graves A rare set of the plays of William Shakespeare. This set includes the most famous works of Shakespearean theatre including Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado, and Merry Wives of Windsor. This edition uses the famous George Steevens corrections and edits. According to Lowndes, “George Steevens editions superseded all previous editions and became the standard for future editors and publishers." This 1811 printing, published by Nichols, features a portrait engraving of Shakespeare in the first volume and is bound in decorative leather with red and gold on the spines. Item number: #1966 Price: $750 SHAKESPEARE, William. The plays of William Shakespeare, accurately printed from the text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens London : Printed for J. Nichols and Son, 1811. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 9 volumes o v. 1. Tempest ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Twelfth-night o v. 2. Measure for measure ; Comedy of errors ; Much ado about nothing ; Love's labour's lost -- o v. 3. Merchant of Venice ; As you like it ; All's well that ends well ; Taming of the Shrew -- o v. 4. * Lacking * o v. 5. King Richard II ; King Henry IV ; King Henry V -- o v. 6. King Henry VI -- o v. 7. King Richard III ; King Henry VIII ; Troilus and Cressida o v. 8. Timon of Athens ; Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra -- o v. 9. Cymbeline ; Titus Andronicus ; Pericles ; King Lear – o v. 10. Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello. • References: Lowndes 2261 • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Edward Nicholas Hurt • Language: English • Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~6in X 3.75in (15cm x 9.5cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1966 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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