Hitch and Hawes, 1757, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Early, Illustrated By: Gravelot
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Works, Vol. 2, London: Hitch and Hawes et al., 1757. 12mo, early edition, pp. 430, contemporary speckled calf binding with red morocco label to spine, gilt ornamentation to spine with five raised bands, illustrated by Hubert-Francois Gravelot -- five copper-plate prints to accompany five plays: Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice, Love's Labours Lost, As You Like It and The Taming of the Shrew. Bookplate and ownership signature on front paste-down. Condition of this book: Wear to covers' extremities, front joint splitting, spine gilt flaking, clean inside, overall good. Size: 12mo. 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Illustrator: Gravelot. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; England; 18th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54847.