The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

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Jefferson Press, 1907
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User Review  - librisissimo - LibraryThing

It's Shakespeare - what can I say? I haven't read this volume all the way through, but have read many of the plays at one time or another. Two-colums of text, no notes, illustrations look to be black ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ghost_Boy - LibraryThing

UPDATE REVIEW! I have just read every Shakespeare play from this edition and than some. This has been a goal of mine for some time. Some plays I've read previously for various classes in high school ... Read full review

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