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Auction: Auction 22.10.1992
was auctioned on: 22 October 1992
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SHAKESPEARE, William -- DODD, William. The Beauties of Shakespeare . London: for J. Macgowan, 1780. 3 volumes, 12° (172 x 105mm.). Contemporary calf, spines gilt, red and green lettering pieces. Provenance : Admiral Duff 1858 (bookplate). Third editi...

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Estimate: £600 - £800
ca. US$993 - US$1,324
Price realised:  £1,045
ca. US$1,730
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SHAKESPEARE, William -- DODD, William. The Beauties of Shakespeare . London: for J. Macgowan, 1780. 3 volumes, 12° (172 x 105mm.). Contemporary calf, spines gilt, red and green lettering pieces. Provenance : Admiral Duff 1858 (bookplate). Third edition. -- DAVIES, Thomes. Dramatic Miscellanies, consisting of several Plays of Shakespeare . London: for the Author, 1784. 3 volumes, 8° (185 x 118mm.). Engraved portrait (some leaves spotted). Contemporary tree calf by Rackham, spines gilt, red and green lettering pieces (slightly scuffed). Provenance : Thomas Armstrong (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. -- GREY, Zachary. Critical, historical and explanatory Notes on Shakespeare . London: for the Author, 1754. 2 volumes, 8° (208 x 128mm.). Contemporary calf, spines in compartments, red and brown lettering pieces (covers with small worm holes). FIRST EDITION -- JOHNSON, Samuel and George STEEVENS. Supplement to the edition of Shakespeare's Plays published in 1778 . London: for C. Bathurst [etc.], 1780. 2 volumes, 8° (212 x 138mm.). Engraved frontispiece (a few leaves slightly browned). Contemporary calf, spines in compartments, red and green lettering pieces. Provenance : Lt. Col. Pepper (collection stamp). -- STEEVENS, George, Editor]. Six old Plays, on which Shakespeare founded his Measure for Measure [etc.]. London: for S. Leacroft, 1779. 2 volumes, 8° (176 x 108mm.). Contemporary calf, spines gilt, black and green lettering pieces. -- RICHARDSON, William. A philosophical Analysis and Illustration of some of Shakespeare's remarkable Characters . London: for J. Murray 1774. 8° (152 x 92mm.). Contemporary calf, red lettering piece. Provenance : Sir James Colquhoun (bookplate). (13)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 22.10.1992
Date of the auction: 22 Oct 1992
Address: Christie's
London, King Street