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    Mr. [John Philip] Kemble. A Select British Theatre: Containing All the Plays Formerly Adapted to the Stage by Mr. Kemble: Revised by Him, With Additional Alterations - In Eight Volumes. London: John Miller, 1815. From the Library of Glenn Ford.

    First edition. Eight twelvemo volumes. Each play paginated separately. Collection contains over forty plays, mostly adaptations of Shakespeare.

    Half-bound in green polished calf and marbled boards. Gilt titles and decorations between raised bands; leather labels. Bindings rubbed and worn. Several of the spines are heavily chipped at ends. Scattered foxing. Inked name. Contents are sound. Overall, a good set. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.


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