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    Sale 2419 | Lot 79
    Price Realized: $3,640With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2419 Lot 79

      (SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM.) Boydell, John & Josiah; publishers. A Collection of Prints from the Pictures Painted for the Purpose of Illustrating the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare by the Artists of Great-Britain. 2 volumes bound in one. Engraved title, dedication and preface, list of prints, portrait frontispiece to each volume, and 97 engraved plates from paintings by Reynolds, Smirke, Northcote, Porter, Stothard, Hamilton, Bunbury, Opie and Westall. 660x521 mm; 26x20 1/2 inches. Large thick folio, 20th century 1/4 gilt-lettered tan calf, moderate edgewear; portrait frontispiece of King George inserted and inlaid to size, plate titled "Nursed by Tragedy and Comedy" also supplied from another copy, irregular light spotting and marginal foxing (mostly outer margins), a few margins with short clean repaired tears as noted in condition report. handsome copy of the elephant folio edition. London: Printed by Bulmer & Co., for Boydell, 1793-[1805]

      Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,640