[William Shakespeare]. Boydell's Graphic Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare... London: Boydell, [ca. 1803].

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    [William Shakespeare]. [John Boydell]. Boydell's Graphic Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare Consisting of a Series of Prints... London: Published by Messrs. Boydell & Co., [n.d., ca. 1803]. Complete with 100 engravings.

    Folio. Approximately 16.5 x 12.5 inches. [xiv] pages. With 100 engraved plates, including all called-for portraits. Bound in contemporary full brown straight-grain morocco, covers elaborately stamped in blind and gilt, spine ruled and tooled in gilt in compartments, two brown gilt morocco lettering labels, gilt board-edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt. Some wear to binding at edges and joints, front hinge with later tape repair, some foxing, toning to plates, mild thumbsoiling, bookplate, frontispiece re-mounted. A good copy featuring some of the most beautiful illustrations to accompany Shakespeare's Works.

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