Baker and Scribner. Hardcover. New York, 1848. 8vo, publisher's brown patterned cloth, 336 + 348 pp. A scarce first edition set of Henry Norman Hudson's lectures on Shakespeare, first delivered in Alabama in the winter of 1843-1844. Hudson played an important part in bringing Shakespeare to the American audience, and was the eminent Shakespeare scholar of the pre-Civil War era. A very good minus set, attractive, with foxed contents. Private ownership bookplates on front pastedowns. Bindings sound and lettering bright. Quite scarce, with OCLC locating only 11 copies. OCLC 62163347 . Very Good. 1848. First Edition. (Inventory #: SET1640)
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