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Facsimile editions of Shakespeare's works.  

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Eight facsimile editions of the works of William Shakespeare
Shakespeare, William
W. Griggs [and] C. Praetorius

8 volumes. (8vo) 22x15 cm (8¾x6"), maroon cloth with maroon morocco spines lettered in gilt. Facsimile editions.

Scarce facsimile editions of Shakespeare's works.


  • Hamlet: the first quarto, 1603. A facsimile in photo-lithography by William Griggs; with forewords by Frederick J. Furnivall. W. Griggs. [1880].

  • Hamlet: the second quarto, 1604. A facsimile in photo-lithography by William Griggs; with forewords by Frederick J. Furnivall. [1880].

  • Othello: The First Quarto, 1622. C. Praetorius, [1885].

  • Othello: The Second Quarto, 1630. C. Praetorius, [1885].

  • Romeo and Juliet: the first quarto, 1597. C. Praetorius, [1886].

  • Romeo and Juliet, the Second Quarto, 1599. C. Praetorius, [1886].

  • Romeo and Juliet: the first Undated Quarto. C. Praetorius, [1887].

  • Shakspere's Sonnets. The First Quarto, 1609. C. Praetorius, [1886].

Lot Amendments
Some soiling and fading to cloth, chipping and some loss to spines; a few hinges cracked or starting,toning and some offestting to interiors; good.
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