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The Plays of Shakspeare Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George Steevens and Isaac Reed. Volume 1

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Product description

A venerable book from 1811, it is unsurprisingly foxed, toned and the text block edges are age soiled.
However, all text is clearly legible despite mottled pages, the marbled end papers are toned only around their borders, the brown leather boards are scuffed at the corners and edges, mottled but intact. There is a red panel on the spine and traces of gilt decoration, all would be worth professional restoration. The book is actually nearer good than fair, but we prefer to err on the side of caution in our descriptions. At the top of the page after the ffep there is a neatly inked name (Isobel W. Halliday) and the date (July 1943), at the head of the title page there is a very old signature which has faded to faint sepia (it appears to be "Walter Donald Yoker").

Following 11 pages about the life of Shakspeare (sic), the plays comprise The Tempest, Merry Wives of Windsor, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Twelfth Night and Measure for Measure.

Item details

Author(s):
William Shakspeare
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
10.6 x 16.6 cms
Edition:
1811
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
417
Publisher:
James Forsyth
Title:
The Plays of Shakspeare

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A venerable book from 1811, it is unsurprisingly foxed, toned and the text block edges are age soiled.
However, all text is clearly legible despite mottled pages, the marbled end papers are toned only around their borders, the brown leather boards are scuffed at the corners and edges, mottled but intact. There is a red panel on the spine and traces of gilt decoration, all would be worth professional restoration. The book is actually nearer good than fair, but we prefer to err on the side of caution in our descriptions. At the top of the page after the ffep there is a neatly inked name (Isobel W. Halliday) and the date (July 1943), at the head of the title page there is a very old signature which has faded to faint sepia (it appears to be "Walter Donald Yoker").

Following 11 pages about the life of Shakspeare (sic), the plays comprise The Tempest, Merry Wives of Windsor, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Twelfth Night and Measure for Measure.

Author(s):
William Shakspeare
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
10.6 x 16.6 cms
Edition:
1811
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
417
Publisher:
James Forsyth
Title:
The Plays of Shakspeare

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