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    An Extra-Illustrated Edition of the
    Highly Respected Cambridge Edition of

    The Works of Shakespeare

    [William George Clark and John Glover, editors]. William Shakespeare. The Works of William Shakespeare. Cambridge and London: Macmillan and Co., 1863-1866. First edition, first issue of this respected edition of Shakespeare. This set Extra-Illustrated with over eighty engraved plates after Westall, Boydell, Stothard and others. Finely bound by Root & Son for Charles E. Lauriat of Boston in contemporary full burgundy levant morocco, boards triple-ruled in gilt, with gilt floral cornerpieces, spines ruled tooled, and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endleaves. Bindings somewhat rubbed and worn at joints and spines, a few headcaps chipped. Still, a very good set with numerous illustrations. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.



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