The Tragedies, The Comedies, The Histories of Shakespeare 6 volume set from Modern Library circa 1950

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This is a good set of 6 hardcovers. NO dust jackets, jackets are missing on all. Modern Library circa 1950's. PLEASE NOTE: each of the six volumes are in very good condition but there is a gift inscription in each volume, top corner first blank page as follows; "All my love darling on our second wedding anniversary June 28 1951". Each and every volume has the same gift inscription neatly written in script on first blank page. The rest of pages inside each volume are very good, clean and no other markings seen. There is light natural tanning to pages from age but no serious foxing. The bindings on all are tight and straight. Bound in red cloth with black box contains gold title lettering along with Modern Library stamped design front cover. The red hardcover boards have only light shelf wear, mostly at corners and edges and overall in very good condition. 12 mo size or 5" x 7.5", smaller hardcovers.

With two volumes for each title, this is a complete set. In the Comedies you will find The Tempest, A Midsummer-Nights Dream, The Comedy of Errors and more. In Tragedies are Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Macbeth and more. In Histories are Tragedy of King Richard, The Part of King Henry, The Sonnets, The Phoenix and The Turtle, Venus and Adonis, notes and glossary.

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