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Book Description
London: Printed for Longman and Co., Rivington, T Hatchard, et al, et al. 1856, A New Edition in Eight Volumes, complete. Full leather bindings with black and green labels, gilt raised bands and gilt decoration to the compartments, rubbed and worn with minor marks and scratches to the leather. With a Life of the Author and a History off the Stage by Alexander Chalmers. Provenance – bookplates for E R Nugent and ARF Welsh to the front paste down and end papers. Vol I – xlviii, [182], 286pp. Vol II – 458pp. Vol III – 519pp. Vol IV – 489pp. Vol V – 575pp. Vol VI – 621pp. Vol VII – 554pp. Vol VIII – 540pp. Approximately 8 ¾ inches tall.
Dealer Notes
Externally

Spine – good condition – gilt titles to twin labels, five gilt raised bands, six compartments with gilt decoration, worn and rubbed, minor scratches and marks.
Joints – good condition – gently worn, intact, cut to the leather on the front joint of Vol VIII (secure).
Corners – fair to good condition – bumped and worn with some loss.
Boards – good condition – full leather boards, gilt decorative lines, wear down the board edges, minor marks and scratches, more significant mark to Vol VII front board.
Page edges – good condition – all marbled, dust darkened to the top edge.
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Internally

Hinges – good condition – secure and intact.
Paste downs – good condition – marbled, bookplate to front pasted down.
End papers – good condition – marbled, subsequent end papers are tanned and foxed, bookplate to front end paper of Vol I.
Title – good condition – tanned, minor foxing, offsetting from the frontispiece of Vol I.
Pages – good condition – tanned with minor foxing.
Binding – good condition.
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Author William SHAKESPEARE.
Date 1856
Binding Full Leather
Publisher London: Printed for Longman and Co., Rivington, T Hatchard, et al, et al.
Condition Good

Price: £1200.00

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