Illustrations Of Shakspeare [Shakespeare] And Of Ancient Manners with dissertations on the clowns and fools of Shakspeare, on the collection of popular tales entitled Gesta Romanorum, and on the English Morris Dance, two volumes

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Xv and 526 pages volume one, with five plates and numerous engravings in the text, 499 pages and errata volume two, with nine plates and numerous woodcuts in the text, general and glossarial indeces and woodcut devices to chapter endings in both volumes

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Author(s) Douce, Francis
Illustrator(s) engravings on wood by J Berryman
Publisher(s) Printed for Longman, Hurst, Orme, Rees and Orme
Published Date 1807
Signature Information N/A
Size Octavo (over 7-10 inches tall)
Book Condition Front covers detached, spines rubbed, rear covers marked, otherwise good condition, internally very good condition apart from moderate shadowing from four plates to the text opposite
Jacket Condition N/A
Binding Full contemporary tree calf, gilt bands and title labels on the spine, leather title labels, armorial bookplate of Edwin Smith to front end paper of both volumes