The Works of William Shakespeare. The Text Revised by the Rev. Alexander Dyce. In Nine Volumes.

London: Chapman and Hall, 1866-7.

Price: $800.00

About the item

Second Edition. 9 vols. Original pebbled brown cloth, spine titles gilt. Small tear at spine head of vol. I, upper joint starting on vol. VII, otherwise a very good set.

Item #36710

Extensively revised by Dyce for this edition; in his preface, he virtually disavows the first edition of 1857 in which he retained readings of a “much more doubtful character,” influenced as he writes, “perhaps unconsciously, by the example of Malone and of some later editors”.