London: Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, 1805,
octavo, full mottled leather, spines stamped in gilt with maroon title label, covers with gilt roll and dentelle edges. Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, Item #31075
Frontispiece of Shakespeare (foxed) in Volume I, all half-titles present. This issue of the 1805 edition did not contain illustrations. Ribbon bookmarks bound in. Volume I with the armorial bookplate of the Carton Library with their motto, Crom a Boo. Head to toe break in the finish of the leather of Volume I though still solid. Minor chipping to several spine labels. With Index at the end of Volume IX. A handsome, solid set.