The Works of William Shakespeare, in Eight Volumes. In which the beauties observed by Pope, Warburton, and Dodd are pointed out.
Includes commentary by satirical poet Alexander Pope, dramatist and poet laureate Nicholas Rowe, critic and churchman William Warburton, etc.
Publisher: Bell & Bradfute, et al
Date Published: 1795
Place Published: Edinburgh
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 8 vols.: 1: lxxii, 332; 2: 360; 3: 360; 4: 406; 5: 357; 6: 397; 7: 356; 8: 370 p. 18 cm. Full leather with burgundy spine labels. Vols. 1,2, 7,8 spine labels missing and others chipped. Front board of vol. 1 nearly detached. Other hinges tender, especially vol. 4. Vol. 3 has ink stamp on rear board. Most corners raw. Worn and scuffed. Most spines chipped at both ends. Moderate foxing, thumbing, staining within. Front endpapers have slight label residue and are stamped "W. G. Stark." Vol. 1: pages ii-lviii loosening, front endpaper has ink signature. Vol. 2 has faint writing on half-title and title pages. Vol. 4 has first 24 pages loosening. Vol. 5 has faint signature on half-title. Vol. 6 has 1872 date written in below stark stamp and signature on half-title. Vol. 6 has 1872 date written in below stark stamp and signature from 1797 on half-title, chip from page 59, pages 303 to 315 especially stained. Vol. 7 has old prescription between pages 33-33. Last vol. has pencil drawing on rear endpaper.