SHAKESPEARE, William. [The Works]. London: John Bell, 1788. 20 volumes. 18mo (139 x 83mm.). Engraved portrait of Shakespeare (slightly defective) and numerous portraits and plates (some light browning and foxing).
Contemporary tree calf, flat spines gilt, red and green lettering pieces (a few volumes somewhat rubbed). Provenance: Thos. Darling (book-label, pasted over an earlier bookplate).