The Works of Shakespear. In Six Volumes. Carefully and Revised and Corrected by the former Editions
Place of Publication: Oxford, England
Cohen-de Ricci 953; Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire 18th cen., X, p. 496-502, nos. 455-497.
Overall: 32.3 x 25.5 x 1.7 cm (12 11/16 x 10 1/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book [plates only] with 43 engravings
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(Oxford: At the Theatre, 1744[-1746]) Quarto; 43 leaves; modern half gilt-stamped red morocco, red marbled paper boards.
Author portrait; frontispieces; illustrations to Shakespeare’s plays; decorative tailpiece vignettes.
Oxford: At the Theatre, 1744[-1746]
Acquired in 1915 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent