Title The Plays of William Shakspeare, Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copies Left by the Late George Stevens, Esq., and Edmond Malone, Esq., 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 Shakspeare.
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Longman and Co. 1856
Seller ID 703
New Edition. Complete in eight volumes. Beautiful yellow ochre polished calf, sides ruled in gold with gilt coat of arms, spines in compartments with intricate gilt decorations and red and green calf labels lettered in gold, edges decorated in gold, inner dentelles in blind, marbled edges and endpapers. Frontispiece and inserted plates with illustrations in volume one, inserted plates in the others. Contemporary inscription on the verso of the free endpaper of volume one: "To John Baskerville on his leaving Eton, with the sincere good wishes of C. Wolley, ?, 1857." A few light scuffs to covers. A near fine set. ; Octavo