Condition: fair. The pages are heavily tanned, and the cardboard covering the spine needs to be re-glued. The text is still readable, with no markings to the pages. Front cover page is neatly signed and dated. Edited with an introduction and a glossary by Peter Alexander. Quatercentenary, vintage edition of Shakespeare's poems, sonnets, and plays. All the well-known plays, viz. 'Hamlet', 'Macbeth', 'Romeo and Juliet', 'King Lear', 'The Tempest', and 'Othello' amongst others are included. Also included is a reproduction of the preliminary matter (Ben Jonson's 'To the memory of the beloved author', &c.) to the First Folio in original spelling. This edition presents the Alexander texts, reprinted in the Heinemann editions of Shakespeare.