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Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

MONUMENTAL 1802 BOYDELL ILLUSTRATED SHAKESPEARE

SHAKESPEARE, William. Dramatic Works of Shakespeare. London, 1802. Nine volumes.

The monumental 1802 Boydell-Steevens edition of Shakespeare's Works, complete with two engraved frontispieces and the full complement of 94 fine full-page copper engravings after paintings by the leading English artists of the time. Edited by Boydell and revised by renowned 18th-century Shakespearean scholar George Steevens. Sumptuously bound in full contemporary morocco-gilt. $21,000.

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Midsummer Night's Dream

“IF WE SHADOWS HAVE OFFENDED”

SHAKESPEARE. A Midsummer Night's Dream. London, 1664.

Nine original leaves from the rare and important Third Folio, containing the complete text of Shakespeare's festive, fantasy-filled comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Splendidly bound in elaborately gilt-decorated period-style morocco. $19,500.

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Tragedie of Julius Caesar

“BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH”

SHAKESPEARE. The Tragedie of Julius Caesar. London, 1664.

The complete text of Shakespeare's great historical tragedy, Julius Caesar, from the rare and important Third Folio, on 11 original leaves (one leaf supplied from another copy of this edition). Splendidly bound in elaborately gilt-decorated period-style morocco. $14,500.

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Tragedy of Richard the Third

“NOW IS THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT”

SHAKESPEARE. The Tragedy of Richard the Third. London, 1664.

Sixteen original leaves from the rare and important Third Folio, containing the complete text of Shakespeare's historical drama, Richard III (with two leaves supplied from another copy of the same edition). Splendidly bound in elaborately gilt-decorated period-style morocco. $13,500.

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Tempest, or the Enchanted Island

“SO, FROM OLD SHAKESPEAR’S HONOUR’D DUST, THIS DAY, SPRINGS UP AND BUDS A NEW REVIVING PLAY”

(SHAKESPEARE) [DRYDEN, John, and D'AVENANT, William]. The Tempest, or the Enchanted Island. London, 1676.

Third edition of D’Avenant and Dryden’s Restoration adaptation of The Tempest, the Bard’s bewitching tale of shipwreck and sorcery. The Foyle copy. $12,000.

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Tempest; or the Enchanted Island

“SHAKESPEARE’S POWER IS SACRED AS A KING’S”:1690 QUARTO RESTORATION VERSION OF THE TEMPEST

(SHAKESPEARE) [DRYDEN, John and DAVENANT, William]. The Tempest; or the Enchanted Island. London, 1690.

Fifth edition of the Restoration version of The Tempest by William Davenant and John Dryden, handsomely bound in full morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. $9500.

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Works

“SETS THE STANDARD AND THE LIMITS OF LITERATURE”

SHAKESPEARE. Works. Cambridge and London, 1863-66. Nine volumes.

First edition set of the “Cambridge Shakespeare,” extra-illustrated with over 250 plates (many of which are hand-colored) of views and scenes and actors and actresses, very handsomely bound by Bayntun. $7800.

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Facsimile: Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies

FINE PHOTO-FACSIMILE OF THE 1632 SECOND FOLIO OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS, WITH AN ACTUAL LEAF OF THE TEMPEST FROM THAT EDITION BOUND IN

SHAKESPEARE, William. Facsimile: Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. London, 1909.

Beautiful photo-facsimile of the 1632 Second Folio edition of Shakespeare's plays—with an actual leaf from the Second Folio, pages 17-18 of "The Tempest," bound in appropriately. An impressive folio volume handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt by Asprey. $4500.

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Family Shakespeare

"I CANNOT BUT BE GRATIFIED, AT PERCEIVING THAT NO PERSON APPEARS TO HAVE DETECTED ANY INDECENT EXPRESSION IN THESE VOLUMES"

SHAKESPEARE, William. Family Shakespeare. London, 1825. Ten volumes.

Fourth edition of Thomas Bowdler's Family Shakespeare, famously edited to make the plays more appropriate for children, beautifully bound. $3200.

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