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The Tragic Sense in Shakespeare

By: Lawlor, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027423

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in silver foil. Very slight dampstaining evident along lower rear edge only, text block edges slightly age-toned, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, light dampstaining along bottom rear edge, now in mylar. 186 pp. View more info

Shakespeare's Problem Comedies [Second Editon]

By: Lawrence, William Witherle

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 027522

Condition: Fine


Dark red cloth, lettered in gilt. Text block edges slightly age-toned, otherwise as issued. xi,259 pp. View more info

The "Invincible" Armada and Elizabethan England

By: Mattingly, Garrett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C. and Ithaca, NY, Folger Shakespeare Library/Cornell University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006195

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff paper wraps. 1st ptg. 54 pp., 18 b&w plates. Lightly soiled covers, else as issued. View more info

Last Things in Shakespeare

By: Morris, Harry

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Tallahassee, FL, Florida State University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027413

ISBN: 0813007941

Condition: Fine


Tan buckram, lettered in in dark gray. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. xii,348 pp. View more info

The Chemical Theatre

By: Nicholl, Charles

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Common Reader Editions-The Akadine Press: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045304

ISBN: 1888173254

Condition: As New


Stiff white and gray wraps, lettered in white and black. As issued. xiii,292 pp. Traces the threads of alchemical language through Shakespeare's tragedy King Lear. View more info

William Shakespeare: A Popular Life

By: O'Connor, Garry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Applause Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027521

ISBN: 1557834016

Condition: Near Fine


Red paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Book plate mounted on front free endpaper, otherwise as issued. x,377 pp. View more info

Like to the Lark: The Early Years of Shakespeare

By: Pohl, Frederick J.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027421

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Review copy, essentially as issued with slight lean, with publisher's slip laid in. Dust jacket is modestly toned along spine panel, with slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. viii,196 pp. View more info

Shakespeare's England: Life in Elizabethan and Jacobean Times

By: Pritchard, R. E. (editor, intro.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027559

ISBN: 0750924454

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued. [iv],252 pp., illus. View more info

The Government of England Under Elizabeth [Folger Booklets on Tudor and Stuart Civilizations]

By: Read, Conyers

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C. and Ithaca, NY, Folger Shakespeare Library/Cornell University Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006192

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff paper wraps. 3rd ptg.: 1965. 46 pp., 17 b&w plates. Lightly soiled covers, else as issued. View more info

Stratford-on-Avon, with Map, Plan, and Illustrations, from Shakespeare's Land, by C. J. Ribton-Turner [Third Edition]

By: Ribton-Turner, C. J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leamington Spa, Frank Glover, Courier Works: 1907

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035592

Condition: Very Good


Light green wraps, lettered/illus. in black, string binding. 58 pp., illus., folding frontis. map. Covers mildly tanned, contents somewhat toned. Minimally ex-library with stamp to top edge, a few internal marks. 3rd edition (1907), one of 5,000 copies. Scarce. View more info

Warwick Castle and Town, together with Guy's Cliffe: Section I. of Shakespeare's Land [17th Edition]

By: Ribton-Turner, C. J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Leamington Spa, Leamington Spa Courier: 1924

Seller ID: 035593

Condition: VG-


Red wraps, lettered in black, tan cloth tape binding/repair. 72 pp., illus. Minor loss to bottom front corner. Minimally ex-library with perforation stamps to main title and final page of text. Interior intact. View more info

A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics [Athenaeum Press Series]

By: Schelling, Felix E. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, New York, Chicago, London, Ginn & Co.: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042310

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, border decoration in blind, lettered in gilt. Abrasion to lower rear cover has resulted in minor exposure/fraying, otherwise only minor shelf wear, text block edges dulled by age. Firm binding. Former owner's address inscription on front flyleaf. lxix,327 pp. View more info

Shakespeare: The Globe and the World

By: Schoenbaum, Samuel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York and Oxford, Oxford University Press/Folger Shakespeare Library: 1979

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014482

ISBN: 0195026462

Condition: Near Fine


208 pp., with more than 350 illus., including 150+ in color. Light shelf/edge wear. Exceptional illustrative content. View more info

William Shakespeare: A Documentary Life

By: Schoenbaum, Samuel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press/The Scolar Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027470

ISBN: 019812046X

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Corners very slightly bumped, essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows slight edge wear and just a bit of surface rubbing, tiny chip along top front edge, now in archival mylar. xix,273 pp., illus. View more info

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Abbey Library:

Seller ID: 027431

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Light shelf wear, text block somewhat toned by age but otherwise intact, cloth slightly faded. Lacks front flyleaf. 1100 pp. Impressive volume, fully 4" thick. View more info

The Handy-Volume Shakspeare [Complete in XIII (13) Volumes]

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, George Routledge and Sons: 1880

Seller ID: 027512

Condition: Very Good


A lovely miniature set of Shakespeare's complete plays, complete in (13) volumes, numbered in Roman numerals I through XIII, uniformly bound in brown cloth, bordered in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panels, text block edges dyed yellow. Nicely intact, most volumes mildly rubbed at spine extremities, a few showing minor cloth loss at same. Firm bindings, clean interiors. Three plays per volume, Vol. XIII composed by Macbeth, the poems, and a glossary. Volumes ranging 270 to 418 pp. per, each approx. 4 3/4" tall; lacking the cloth box that housed this set upon original issue. All vol... View more info

Shakespeare's Comedy of The Merchant of Venice

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, Hodder & Stoughton: 0

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037155

Condition: Good


Blue-gray buckram, lettered in gilt, elaborately decorated in dark blue. Dampstaining has darkened portions of lower front cover and spine panel, turned lower back cover mostly medium blue, with cloth rubbed/faded along bottom front edge. Toned text block edges. Dampstaining is very obvious on front pastedown, rear endsheet, front blank but does not otherwise affect interior. Lacking front flyleaf. Foxing to several early and late leaves, interior generally clean, with light, scattered foxing. vii,144 pp., illus. w/ 16 tipped-in color plates, all present and bright, without creases or te... View more info

Shakespeare's Tragedy of Hamlet

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044610

ISBN: B0014IC3GQ

Condition: Fine


1983 limited facsimile of original 1910 edition, bound in full black morocco, lettered and illus. in gilt, 3 raised bands, text block edged in gilt, moire endpapers. Slight surface rub to leather on back cover, otherwise as issued. xxix,166 pp., illus. w/ 30 tipped-in color plates with tissue guards. View more info

Hamlet: Edition bilingue - traduction nouvelle de Andre Gide

By: Shakespeare, William; Andre Gide (transl.); Jacques Schiffrin (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047837

ISBN: B0041XXWB6

Condition: VG+


Stiff gray illus. wraps, lettered in burgundy and black. Slightly rubbed joints, 1/2" separation (mended) at heel of front joint. Square, uncreased binding. Interior typically a bit toned. 287 pp. View more info

The Norton Facsimile: The First Folio of Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare, William; Charlton Hinman (editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039134

ISBN: 0393098435

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth variant, lettered in gold foil. A few hints of shelf wear, slightly rubbed along bottom edges, overall essentially as issued. Tan dust jacket is lightly soiled in a few spots, with mildly toned spine panel, 3/4" closed tear along top front edge and slight edge wear, now in mylar. View more info

The Norton Facsimile: The First Folio of Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare, William; Charlton Hinman (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049043

ISBN: 0393098435

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth variant, lettered in gold foil. A few hints of shelf wear, former owner's signature inked inside front cover, otherwise essentially as issued. Tan dust jacket shows several closed edge tears, 1 1/4" x 1/4" loss at head of front joint, 1 1/2" x 1" loss along top rear edge, slight loss at heel of rear joint, price-clipped front flap, now in mylar. View more info

The Works of William Shakespeare, with Copious Notes, Glossary, Life, &c. ... in Six Volumes [Complete in 6 Volumes]

By: Shakespeare, William; Howard Staunton (editor)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1860

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 046135

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in six (6) volumes, uniformly bound in green cloth, lettered and decorated in black and gilt. Very nicely preserved set, showing only slight rubbing to corners. Firm bindings, clean interiors, intact hinges. Several volumes show some toning in the margins through the interior. lxxvi,546 + [iii],564 + [iii],542 + [iii],514 + [iii],588 + [iii],546 pp., illus. w/ reproduced engravings. Preface dated 1860, with no additional dates of issue noted. View more info

The Winter's Tale

By: Shakespeare, William; Maxwell Armfield (essay)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London and New York, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1932

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033349

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, text block edges slightly toned by age. Gift inscription dated Christmas 1932 on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. [ix],99 pp., illus. w/ 8 full page color plates by Armfield, who contributed an essay occupying 7 pp. at rear of volume. Very scarce tan paper dust jacket illus./lettered in black shows 2" closed tear with associated creasing along top front edge through a portion of "Shakespeare," minor loss at spine extremities and corners, typical toning and edge wear, now in archival mylar. Date of publication approximate ba... View more info

William Shakespeare: The Complete Works [Compact Edition]

By: Shakespeare, William; Stanley Wells, Gary Taylor, John Jowett, and William Montgomery (editors); Stanley Wells (intro.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford and New York, Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 022563

ISBN: 0198117477

Condition: Fine


Two-tone blue paper-covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued. 1991 ptg. Dust jacket in archival mylar. xlix,1274 pp. View more info

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Arranged in their Chronological Order [The "Arundel Poets"] [Vol. I + II + III, Complete]

By: Shakespeare, William; W. G. Clark and W. Aldis Wright (editors), Prof. Dowden (intros.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, W. B. Conkey Co.: 1897

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038130

Condition: Good-VG


Complete in three (3) volumes, uniformly bound in dark magenta cloth, spine panels lettered in gilt with bust of Shakespeare in silver on each spine. Moderate shelf wear with some spotting and miscellaneous surface marks to cloth on all volumes, with some dampstaining to front cover of Vol. II that has resulted in mild dye lightening and light puckering to cloth, with a minor area of paper adhesion. Toned text block edges and interiors, printed on relatively fragile "pulp" paper but still intact, firm bindings and hinges excepting front hinge of Vol. II, which shows evidence of repai... View more info