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Merchant Of Venice

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Merchant Of Venice

by William Shakespeare

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  • hardcover
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W. & R. Chambers Ltd., 1886. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1886. 121 pages. No dust jacket. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. Mostly clean pages with light tanning throughout, and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Front endpaper is missing, with marginalia to rear papers. Cracked hinge with binding remaining firm. Rubbing and a few small nicks to text block edges, with some minor dog-eared corners. Occasional finger marking throughout. Light tanning along spine and board edges. Boards are bowed. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Water drops on all boards.

Synopsis

An international team of scholars offers: • modernised, easily accessible texts • ample but unobtrusive academic guidance • attention to the theatrical qualities of each play and its stage history • informative illustrations, including reconstructions of early performances The Merchant of Venice has been performed more often than any other comedy by Shakespeare. This edition pays special attention to the expectations of its first audience, and to our modern experience of seeing and hearing the play

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Bookseller Inventory #
1539169311TMB
Title
Merchant Of Venice
Author
William Shakespeare
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Acceptable
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
W. & R. Chambers Ltd.
Date published
1886

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

Bumps
Indicates that the affected part of the book has been impacted in such a way so as to cause a flattening, indention, or light...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
marginalia
Marginalia, in brief, are notes written in the margins, or beside the text of a book by a previous owner.  This is very...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
acceptable
A non-traditional book condition description that generally refers to a book in readable condition, although no standard exists...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]

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