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Illustrations of Works by Shakespeare & Milton, London,
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'A Series Of Magnificient Engravings To Illustrate The Various Folio or Quarto Editions of the Works of Shakespeare and Milton'
London, J. Barfield for H. McLean, 1818
Engraver: James Heath (1757-1834) & Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1813) and others after James Northcote, Thomas Slothard, Henry Fuseli and W. Hamilton
Impressive work with plates showing illustrations of works by William Shakespeare and John Milton
Engraved frontispiece and 24 copper plates
Contemporary brown morocco binding with gilt-tooled borders and rich gilt tooling on spine
Dimensions of large folio volume: 49.5 x 32 cm
Good condition
The similar work 'A Series Of Magnificient Engravings By Heath and Bartolozzi. From Paintings By Slothard, To Illustrate The Works of Shakespeare and Milton', London, Columbian Press by Howlett & Brimmer, 1818 is attached. It contains 32 copper plates, also made by Heath and Bartolozzi
Interesting collection of together 56 remarkable copper plates with illustrations of literary works by Shakespeare and Milton, bound in two large folio volumes

Condition:

The frontispiece and a few plates foxed. Title somewhat dusted.



Binding:

Slight traces of use.


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Illustrations of Works by Shakespeare & Milton, London,

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Mar 23, 2015
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'A Series Of Magnificient Engravings To Illustrate The Various Folio or Quarto Editions of the Works of Shakespeare and Milton'
London, J. Barfield for H. McLean, 1818
Engraver: James Heath (1757-1834) & Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1813) and others after James Northcote, Thomas Slothard, Henry Fuseli and W. Hamilton
Impressive work with plates showing illustrations of works by William Shakespeare and John Milton
Engraved frontispiece and 24 copper plates
Contemporary brown morocco binding with gilt-tooled borders and rich gilt tooling on spine
Dimensions of large folio volume: 49.5 x 32 cm
Good condition
The similar work 'A Series Of Magnificient Engravings By Heath and Bartolozzi. From Paintings By Slothard, To Illustrate The Works of Shakespeare and Milton', London, Columbian Press by Howlett & Brimmer, 1818 is attached. It contains 32 copper plates, also made by Heath and Bartolozzi
Interesting collection of together 56 remarkable copper plates with illustrations of literary works by Shakespeare and Milton, bound in two large folio volumes

Condition:

The frontispiece and a few plates foxed. Title somewhat dusted.



Binding:

Slight traces of use.


Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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