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    [Engravings]. Shakespeare Illustrated, by an assemblage of Portraits & Views.... London: 1793. 138 engraved portraits.

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    [Engravings]. [William Shakespeare]. Shakespeare Illustrated, by an assemblage of Portraits & Views, appropriated to the Whole Suite, of our Author's Historical Dramas, to which are added Portraits, of Actors, Editors, &c. London: S & E Harding, 1793. With 138 engraved portraits.

    Folio. Approximately 16 x 10 inches. 138 engraved portraits and one engraved title-page, rectos only. Contemporary half burgundy straight-grain morocco over (later) marbled paper boards, smooth spine ruled, tooled and lettered in gilt. Joints repaired, new endleaves, three plates on versos of three plates (two are nineteenth-century portraits, one is blank), one repaired tear to bottom margin of title-page, not affecting text, one lower corner missing on one plate, also not affecting image. Near fine. Handsome portraits.



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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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