The Works Of Shakespeare

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by William Shakespeare

Bibliographic Information

Author: William Shakespeare

Title: The Works Of Shakespeare: In Eight Volumes, Collated With The Oldest Copies, And Corrected

Publication Info: 2nd ed. London: Printed for H. Lintott, C. Hitch, J. and R. Tonson, C. Corbet, R. and B. Wellington, J. Brindley, and E. New, 1740.


Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy

8 volumes bound in contemporary full calf with raised bands, red title labels and gilt decoration to spines. Frontis portrait of Shakespeare to volume one and a facing plate to each separate work throughout, after H. Gravetot, engraved by G. Vander Gucht. Purchased from Wadard Books.