Place and Imprint: London: Printed by C.H. Reynell for R. Hunter and C. and J. Ollier, 1817.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Keynes 17; NCBEL III, 1231.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; spine dull; very good copy.
Book ID: 28013
Physical Description8vo, 19th century black half morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt decorations and lettering.
Comments¶ A major collection of essays by William Hazlitt (1788-1839), a study of the primary characters in Shakespeare’s plays, with chapters on sonnets, poems and doubtful plays. It was a popular and critical success and has remained in print virtually since the day it was first issued. Ownership signature dated 1870 on the title-page.