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5 Volume Works of Shakespeare Tonson c.1735

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Early 5 Volume Part Works of Shakespeare

A superb early part collection of the Tonson edition of The Works of William Shakespeare. The binding is a Nineteenth Century Binding and all Five Volumes are Uniformly Bound. This collection consists of the following;

Larger Volume The Works of Shakespeare Tonson 1734
Romeo and Juliet – Pages 4-84, Complete Play, Missing Title Page Only
Timon of Athens – Pages 3-74, Complete Play, Missing Title Page Only
Julius Caesar – Pages 1-70, Play Missing Final Page and Title Page
Macbeth – Pages 1-72, Complete Play, Plus all the Original Songs
Hamlet – Pages 5-96, Play Missing Title Page and First Page, Missing Top centimetre of Second Page, Missing ActV Scene II.

The following volume along with the Life of Shakespeare, contains the seven plays that first appeared in the Third Folio printed in 1664, although Pericles is the only one to have been accepted as being Shakesperian, the rest, rejected by scholarly tradition, are classified with others as the Shakespeare "Apocrypha".

The Works of Shakespeare Volume the Eighth 1735
Pericles Prince of Tyre 1734 – Pages 1-68, Complete Play & Advertisement
The London Prodigal 1734 – Pages 1-130, Complete Play
The Life and Death of Thomas Lord Cromwell 1734 – Frontis & Title Page only, Complete Play Below
Life of Shakespeare by Mr Rowe – 22 pages
The Life and Death of Thomas Lord Cromwell 1734 – Pages 1-45, Complete Play
The History of Sir John Oldcastle, The Good Lord Cobham 1734 – Pages 1-72, Complete Play
The Puritan or the Widow of Watling-Street 1734 – Pages 1-60, Complete Play, Slight Worm Damage Text Unaffected
A Yorkshire Tragedy 1735 – Pages 1-22, Complete Play
The Comedy of Errors – Pages 25-60, Missing Acts I & II and Part of Act III Scene I (Full Play In Volume Below)
The Tragedy of Locrine, The Eldest Son of King Brutus 1734 – Pages 1-60, Complete Play & Advertisement, Slight Worm Damage Text Unaffected

The Works of Shakespeare
Love's Labour Lost 1735 – Pages 1-84, Complete Play
A Midsummer-Nights Dream 1734 – Pages 1-60, Complete Play
The Merchant of Venice 1734 – Pages 1-72, Complete Play
As You Like It – Pages 2-72, Missing Title Page, Play Complete
The Taming of the Shrew 1734 – Pages1-84, Complete Play
All's Well That Ends Well 1734 – Pages 1-80, Missing Title Page Missing Final Page of Play

The Works of Shakespeare
The Tempest 1734 – Pages 1-60, Complete Play with Epilogue
The Two Gentlemen of Verona 1734 – Pages 1-71, Complete Play & Advertisement
The Merry Wives of Windsor 1734 – Pages 1-70, Complete Play
Measure For Measure 1734 – Pages 1-83, Complete Play & Walker Disclaimer
The Comedy of Errors 1734 – Pages 1-60, Complete Play & Walker Disclaimer
Much Ado About Nothing 1734 – Pages 1-70, Missing Last Page of Play

The Works of Shakespeare
King Lear – Pages 9-91, Missing Title Page and First Three Pages, Part Play and Advertisement
Othello, The Moor of Venice 1734 – Pages 1-94, Last Page Torn
Antony and Cleopatra 1734 – Pages 1-95, Torn Frontis, Complete Play and Walker Disclaimer
Cymbeline 1734 – Pages 1-94, Missing Last Page

Features;

  • Publisher J Tonson, London; c.1735
  • Half Leather with Four Raised bands and Marbled Paper Covered Boards
  • One Slightly Larger Volume Size 160 x 105mm
  • Four Volumes Size 155 x 100mm, 1.8kg

Condition: Good – Full Condition Statements as Above, Good Early Collection

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Weight 1.8 kg

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