Remarks on Some of the Characters of Shakspeare

Whately, Thomas

Published by Sold By J. Parker; and By Messrs. Rivington, London, 1808
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Viii, 91 pages. Full calf binding. Gilt lettered black spine label. Gilt borders to boards and gilt decoration to spine. Joints rubbed. 2" and 1.5" splits to leather at head and tail of front joint. Boards moderately rubbed, worn, stained, and darkened. 3/8" to 1/2" chips missing to leather at edges of corners of boards. Edges of spine and boards rubbed and worn. Contemporary owner's signature "George Hutchings" signed several times on front and rear endpapers. 3" corner missing from front free endpaper. Considerable dampstains and browning to most of the leaves up to page 20. Gutters cracked at hinges. "The following Work was first edited by the Author's Brother more than twenty years ago; and as that impression (which was a small one) met with a quick sale, the publication has long been extremely scarce. The fruitless endeavours made by many persons who were very desirous of procuring a copy of it, first suggested the idea of reprinting it; and this design was confirmed by the recurrent approbation of all who perused it. // The following pages lay claim at least to the praise of originality; not one of the numerous commentators upon Shakspeare's Plays having pursued the same plan with the Author. Of the other merits of the Work the public must judge [.]" - from the "Advertisement to the Second Edition". Thomas Whately was also the author of "Observations on Modern Gardening". ; ; 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # 002939

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Title: Remarks on Some of the Characters of ...

Publisher: Sold By J. Parker; and By Messrs. Rivington, London

Publication Date: 1808

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: Second Edition.

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