"The Works of Mr William Shakespear (Shakespeare) Volumes The first, second, third, fourth, fifth, seventh and eighth, London, Printed for Jacob Tonson in the Strand, MDCCXLVll (1747). It contains Timon of Athens, Julius Caesar, Antony & Cleopatra, Twelfth Night, King Lear, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice, The Tempest and many others. The volumes measure approx. 166 x 105 mm. Each volume appears complete, text block tight, pages generally clean, with a few creases to some, text block edges appear to be tinted red, but now faded; boards all attached save for volume two where the front board is detached, but present; a project for conservation or rebinding, or left as they are. A rare chance to buy an early Shakespeare part set. Please see photos to make your own assessment. If you have any questions please ask them.