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SHAKSPEARE, William.
The Complete Works of Shakespeare, including the whole of his plays, sonnets and other poems; with explanatory and critical notes; and carefully compiled bigraphy of Shakespear. Illustrated with beautiful chromo-engravings, designed expressly.. Vol 1

Published
London: John G. Murdoch, 1876.
Plates
21
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London: John G. Murdoch, 1876.
Ref
575

2 Volumes in one; Full leather binding gilt and blind stamped to boards and spine; in very good condition. Coloured plates are only chromolithographs. Colours are very bright and fresh; usual foxing to prelims and text. Coloured endpapers. Coloured plates in order: Volume 1. 1. Frontispiece. King Henry IV, First Part, Act IV, Scene 2. Prince Henry & Falstaff. 2. Title page. 3. The Tempest, Act 1, Scene 2. Prospero & Ferdinand. 4. Twelfth Night, Act 2, Scene 5. Malvolio. 5. Measure for Measure, Act 3, Scene 1. Claudio. 6. Much Ado About Nothing, Act 3, Scene 3. Dogberry. 7. Taming of the Shrew, Act 2, Scene 1. Petruchio. 8. Merchant of Venice, Act 3, Scene 2. Shylock. 9. Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 4, Scene 1. Titania. 10. As You Like It, Act 5, Scene 3. First Page & Touchstone. 11. Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 3. Macbeth, First, Second &Third; Witches. 12. Hamlet, Act 4, Scene 7. 13. Romeo & Juliet, Act 2, Scene 5. Juliet. Volume 2. 14. Othello, Act 1, Scene 3. Desdemona. 15. Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 2. Soothsayer & Caesar. 16. Antony & Cleopatra, Act 5, Scene 2. Cleopatra. 17. King John, Act 4, Scene 1. Hubert & Arthur. 18. King Henry V, Act 4, Scene 7. Montjoy & King Henry. 19. King Henry VI, Part 1, Act 2, Scene 3. Talbot. 20. King Richard III, Act 4, Scene 3. 21. King Henry VIII, Act 3, Scene 2. Wolsey & Cromwell.