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SHAKESPEARE (William) Third Folio. [Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, The Third Impression, London: for P.C. 1664,] 2nd issue, adding for first time Pericles and the six plays now known as Shakespeare’s Apocrypha; lacking portrait frontispiece, title, one leaf in Sir John Oldcastle (A5) and final leaf (G6) of Locrine, these supplied in good facsimile; repairs to margins of Dedication leaves A2 and A3, A6 (Oldcastle) and G3 of Locrine with small repaired tear, G4 with slight loss at inner margin with small repairs, G5 with repaired upper corner. Generally a fair to good copy with occasional soiling or staining, in 20th century panelled calf binding by Bernard Middleton.

Property of a deceased Cambridge academic estate. Believed acquired from a London dealer in the late 1990s or early 2000s.

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