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1 The Heroines of Shakpeare
London & New York the London Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd. First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 070120B. Full light brown leather designed to appear 3/4 with large gold-stamped portrait of Shakespeare on front boards. All edges gilt. The work "compris[es] the principal female characters in the plays of the great poet. Engraved in the highest style of art, from drawings by eminent artists. With letterpress extracts from the text, in English and French; and critical essays on each of the characters." The book is close in looks to Inventory # P-070120A, The Complete Works of Shakspeare, and was published by the same company around the same time, mid 19th Century. It would make an excellent companion to that set, as well as being a very nice stand-alone work. ; Steel engraving; 4to 11" - 13" tall  
Price: 475.00 USD
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The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher , Beaumont & Fletcher
2 Beaumont & Fletcher The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher
London Edward Moxon 1840 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Some wear to hinges. One corner slightly bumped. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown.  
Inv. #1203B. Two volumes. Full Black Crushed Morocco with gilt decorations on front and back boards and Six Dentils on Spine. Signed binding by J. Wright Noel Street. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall  
Price: 550.00 USD
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3 James, Henry The Complete Plays of Henry James
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1291E. Bound in full blue leather by Bayntun of Bath, with marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Elaborate gilt decorations on spine. Stated first edition. Edited by Leon Edel. Illustrated with photgraphs. ; 8vo  
Price: 375.00 USD
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4 Shakespeare, William The Complete Works of William Shakspeare
London & New York the London Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd. N.D. Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # P-070120A. 3 volumes bound in full leather, designed to look like 3/4 leather. Gold-stamped portrait of Shakespeare on front board. Marbled endpapers and edges. "Revised from the original editions" with "a Memoir, and an essay on his genius, by Barry Cornwall." "Illustrated with engravings on wood from designs by Kenny Meadows; and numerous steel plates, portraits of eminent actors, etc., etc." The three volumes are arranged by subject, with Comedies, Tragedies, and Histories (along with the long poems and Sonnets). There is no date, but the work is mid 19th Century. The bindings are all tight, with no wear to joints; some bumping to corners. We also have "The Heroines of Shakespeare" Inv. # P-070120B), from the same publisher and similar in appearance, which would make a nice companion volume.; Steel engraving; 4to 11" - 13" tall  
Price: 850.00 USD
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The Royal Shakspere , Shakespeare, William
5 Shakespeare, William The Royal Shakspere
London & NY The International Bibliophile Society 1916 Limited/Numbered Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
#1408B. 12 volumes. 3/4 blue leather over blue marbled boards; blue marbled endpapers. Spines uniformly faded to brown. Edition de Luxe. Number 345 of 1000 numbered and registered copies. "The Poet's works in chronological order from the text of Professor Delius including "The Two Noble Kinsmen" and "Edward III" With an introduction by F.J. Furnivall, LL.D." Also includes the Sonnets and the long poems "Venus and Adonis" and "The Rape of Lucrece." Illustrated with engravings of famous actors in their greatest Shakespearean roles.; Steel engraving; 4to 11" - 13" tall  
Price: 2450.00 USD
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6 Wagner, Richard (Arnold Tr.) The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie
London William Heinemann 1920 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Arthur Rackham 
Color Illustrations; 8vo; 160 pages  
Price: 350.00 USD
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