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Ownerlizferguson (UID:1884, Standard) My collection View 36 books
TitleShakespeare's Plays AuthorWilliam Shakespeare
PublisherAlexander Chalmers Published1826
Issue0 Volume0
Sellers Ref039 EditionUnknown
Pri LanguageEnglish Sec languageEnglish
Asking priceGBP 100.00 Negotiable FictionFiction
BindingHardback JacketNo
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Description of Book:-

Published by Alexander Chambers in 1826. Six of nine volume set in original light calf with very attractive gilt lettering & decorations to the spines.
Book condition: Fair. The contents of all books are clean and bright and in good condition for books of this age. Book cover condition is poor with the spines partly/all missing and only one board per book. (See photos)
Would be a handsome collectors set if rebound and an interesting piece of literary history as they stand.
The plays covered are as follows:
Vol III: Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, Alls Well That Ends Well, Taming of the Shrew and Winters Tale
Vol IV: Comedy of Errors, Macbeth, King John, King Richard II, and King Henry IV Part 1
Vol V: King Henry IV Part 2, King Henry V and King Henry VI Parts 1,2 & 3.
Vol VI: King Richard III, King Henry VIII, Troilus and Cressida, Timon of Athens and Coriolanus.
Vol VII: Julius Caesar, Anthony and Cleopatra, Cymbeline, Titus Andronicus and Pericles.
Vol VIII: King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Othello.


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