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The Dramatic Works Of William Shakspeare; With A Life Of The Poet And Notes , 7 Volumes, Shakespeare, William

Author Name    Shakespeare, William

Title   The Dramatic Works Of William Shakspeare; With A Life Of The Poet And Notes , 7 Volumes

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Publisher    Hilliard, Gray 1839

Seller ID   022445

Boston: Hilliard, Gray, And Company, 1839, 7 Vols, 4To, Professionally Rebound In Black Cloth Boards With Gold Gilt Lettering And Adornment. A Handsome Edition Edited By Bostonian Oliver William Bourn Peabody (1799-1848), Who Uses In The First Volume Samuel Weller Singer's Life And John Payne Collier's "New Facts Regarding The Life Of Shakespeare." Peabody "Did Compare His Text With That Of The First Folio And Adopted Some Of The Folio Readings . . . [Thus] Making Himself In A Sense The First American Editor Of Shakespeare" - The Publisher , Hilliard, Gray And Company Was One Of The Nation's Early And Most Prominent Publishers. " William Hilliard (1778-1836) Was A Publisher And Bookseller In Boston And Cambridge, Massachusetts, In The Early 19Th-Century.[1] He Worked With Several Business Partners Through The Years, Including Jacob Abbot Cummings, James Brown, And Charles C. Little. President Thomas Jefferson Selected His Firm To Supply Approximately 7,000 Volumes On Numerous Topics In 1825-1826, To Create The University Of Virginia Library. " Courtesy Of Wikipedia. All Pages Clean, Clear And Bright. A Wonderfully Handsome Set And A Very Early Edition Of This Important American Work.


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