New York: George Dearborn, 1836.
Illustrated by Numerous engravings. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Item #13839
Professionally re-spined, corner dampstaining, heavy foxing. Solid hardcovers.; Full leather with contemporary speckled boards and modern spines with gilt rulings and labels. Alexander L Dick engravings, including frontispieces, extra title pages and numerous plates. Marbled endpapers. Owner's label and two owner's signatures, representing three different generations of one family. American Imprints 1836 40135. Subtitle concludes: to each play, by Samuel Weller Singer, F S A. and A Life of the Poet by Charles Symmons, D D. In Two Volumes. Singer's edition of Shakespeare (including Symmons' Life) was first printed in England in 1826 and proved very popular in the American market (ref DNB + Lowndes). Two of two volumes, complete set of this nice, early, American illustrated,Singer edition of Shakespeare; illustrated by one of New York's better engravers of the period.; 522+596 in 2v pages.