September 23, 2021 10:00 EDT

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 77
 

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[Literature] Shakspeare, William
The Plays of William Shakspeare...

London: F.C. and J. Rivington; J. Johnson; R. Baldwin, et al., 1805. In 10 volumes. 4to. Edited by George Steevens. Illustrated with numerous engraved plates after Henry Fuseli. Full green straight grain morocco, stamped in blind and in gilt, gilt monogram on front and rear board of each volume, spines and board edges darkened, extremities variously worn; all edges gilt; scattered foxing to text and plates; remnants of now removed book-plates on front paste-down of second through tenth volumes; with the gilt morocco book-plate of American stage actress Edith Kingdon Gould in each volume, and the book-plate of Countess Rosita de Texada on front paste-down in first volume.

A handsome set in a contemporary binding.

Sold for $1,071
Estimated at $600 - $900


 

London: F.C. and J. Rivington; J. Johnson; R. Baldwin, et al., 1805. In 10 volumes. 4to. Edited by George Steevens. Illustrated with numerous engraved plates after Henry Fuseli. Full green straight grain morocco, stamped in blind and in gilt, gilt monogram on front and rear board of each volume, spines and board edges darkened, extremities variously worn; all edges gilt; scattered foxing to text and plates; remnants of now removed book-plates on front paste-down of second through tenth volumes; with the gilt morocco book-plate of American stage actress Edith Kingdon Gould in each volume, and the book-plate of Countess Rosita de Texada on front paste-down in first volume.

A handsome set in a contemporary binding.

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