London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1882. Hard Cover. Thick Octavo. Very Good+. Item #2053
Second edition. 736pp. Illustrated. Bound in publisher's green cloth centrally stamped in gilt within black decorative black frame, spine lettering gilt, uncut; from the library of Jerry D. Melton with his bookplate and signature to front pastedown; a very clean bright copy; very good+. One of the most extensive works of the life of Shakespeare interpreted through many historical notes, fragments of letters, and other biographies written about the author (the first from 1709), etc. A very handsome copy.