• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 169

    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Plays ... printed from the text of Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, and Isaac Reed. London: Longman [etc.], 1807. Vols. I-XII only, 8° (209 x 127mm), engraved frontispiece portrait and head-piece to each play. (Occasional heavy browning or spotting, vol. XII with 2 leaves detached.) Contemporary calf panelled in gilt and blind, smooth spines with black morocco labels. Provenance: Joseph Cook (bookplate, with view of Newton Hall, by Bewick). (12)

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    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Plays ... printed from the text of Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, and Isaac Reed. London: Longman [etc.], 1807. Vols. I-XII only, 8° (209 x 127mm), engraved frontispiece portrait and head-piece to each play. (Occasional heavy browning or spotting, vol. XII with 2 leaves detached.) Contemporary calf panelled in gilt and blind, smooth spines with black morocco labels. Provenance: Joseph Cook (bookplate, with view of Newton Hall, by Bewick). (12)


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    This set of Shakespeare is complete in 12 volumes.