The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: NZ$562.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Lacking the frontispiece. Lacking the final text leaf (p. 783) and rear free endpaper. Hinges broken. Light dampstains to margins of some leaves. Piece torn from front free endpaper. Heavy rubbing to small area of spine and upper joint. Leather rubbed at corners. Boards rubbed with small marks and stains. 1/4" ink spot to page edges. Prize inscription in Latin to Carolo J. Hardy on front endpaper, dated 1854, "Carolo J. Hardy / Carminis Anglici praemium / d. d. /Iac: Elwin Millard / Schola Magd. Hyperdidasc: / xxii do Dec / mdcccliv". James Elwin Millard (1823-1894) was Headmaster of Magdalen College School, Oxford from 1846-1864. ; [2] leaves, 782 [of 783] pages. Lacking the portrait frontispiece. Lacking final text leaf. Full red leather binding with 5 raised bands on spine. Gilt crest of the Magdalen College School on both boards. Page dimensions: 155 x 95mm. No plates. Title page with Pickering's wood-engraved wreath illustration around the motto "Perennis et Fragrans". When issued this must have been of the smallest editions of Shakespeare's plays complete in one volume. Containing 37 plays + Glossary. The last leaf of the Glossary is missing (page 783). The font is of a very small size, and difficult to read without magnification. Printed by Corrall. Text in double columns.; 12mo

Title: The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

Author Name: Shakespeare, William

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, William Pickering: 1826

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 16266