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Boydell, Josiah (1719-1804) The American Edition of Boydell's Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakspeare, by the Most Eminent Artists of Great Britain. New York: Shearjashub Spooner, 1852. Two large folio volumes, volume one illustrated with 38 of 51 numbered plates (including vignettes, frontispiece, etc.) lacking plates 10, 11, 12, 18, 25, 39-45, and 47; volume two illustrated with 42 of 49 numbered plates (including vignettes, frontispiece, etc.) lacking plates 54, 62, 74, 85, 88, 92, and 95; bound in uniform buckram, text leaves torn and chipped throughout, with different kinds of staining, plates largely good, last plate in volume one is foxed, first few leaves in volume two with a marginal water stain, 29 1/2 x 23 in.
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