1799 JOHNSON AND STEEVENS’ PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE,
23 VOLUMES IN CONTEMPORARY BOARDS, “ENRICHED BY SIXTY ADDED PLATES”
SHAKESPEARE, William. Plays of William Shakespeare. Basil, 1799-1802. Twenty-three volumes. Samuel Johnson and George Steevens’ celebrated edition of Shakespeare’s plays, beautifully printed and illustrated with 62 full-page plates and 11 in-text illustrations, engraved by Heath after Romney, Reynolds, Stothard, Fuseli and Hamilton, among others. $4000.