THE POEMS OF SHAKESPEARE.
- London : William Pickering 1842
- original leather, raised bands on spine, "Shakespeare," city and date of publication gilt-stamped on spine, gilt edges
- lxxix, 288 pages
- Order Nr. 108862
- Price: $ 75.00
First Pickering Press edition (Keynes, 48). The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. A collection of Shakespeare's poems. Memoir of Shakespeare, with footnotes, by the Rev. Alexander Dyce. Two appendices: a chronological list of Shakepeare's plays and Shakespeare's will. Frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare and facsimile of his signature. Front cover detached from text. Image on frontispiece offset onto title page.
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by Melville, Herman
BAL13656. First American edition in V cloth. Double flyleaves. Map and illustration. Only eight pages of advertisements , rather than the 16 called for and one of the rear fly leaves is missing as well. Title page has a triangular piece replaced ( quite neatly) between the author's name and the publishing information. Light, scattered foxing. Boards worn and discolored, gilt nearly worn away.