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I have three volumes of Shakespeare. The Complete Works of

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I have three volumes of Shakespeare. The Complete Works of Shakespeare from original text. Carefully collated and compared with Editions of Holliwell, Knight & Collier. with
historical notes, critical introductions to each play. with pictures & Etchings of the actors of the plays. Commodes - Histories-Tradgadies . Printed by Johnson Fry & Co. of***** NY. Name on binder is W.P. Vary....put in act of congress 1858. I wonder what the value would be on them.??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.
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Again, ignore any rate me messages until you see my answer with the value.
Are the covers leather? If so, are they decorated?
Are the initial and back pages marbled?
Where is name W P Vary on each volume?
Are there any dates on the same page or the next page as the printer Johnson Fry?
Are the edges of the pages decorated - this would only show when the book is closed.
All these questions are important to value.
Kind regards,