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    [William Shakespeare]. Charles Heath. The Shakespeare Gallery, containing the Principal Female Characters in the Plays of the Great Poet. London: Charles Tilt, [no date, plates dated 1936 and 1837]. "Engraved, in the most highly-finished manner, from drawings by the first artists, under the direction and superintendence of Mr. Charles Heath." Forty-five engravings with tissue guards, each followed by a page of dialogue from the featured play. Bound in brown pebbled morocco with gilt stamped Shakespeare device on covers with gilt title and decorations on spine, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles. Binding rubbed at extremities, corner bumps. Hinges starting, small pencil notes on endpapers, minor image off-set from plates on adjacent pages, few tissue guards coming loose, foxing, and occasional soiling. Very good.

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    January, 2016
    28th Thursday
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