Category: Shakespeare, William & Elizabethan England

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William Shakespeare: Vade Mecum Edition - All's Well, Antony & Cleopatra, Hamlet, Henry IV-V-VI-VIII, Julius Caesar, King John, Lear, Macbeth, Othello, Pericles, Richard II-III, Taming Shrew, Tempest, Timon, Twelfth Night, Winter's Tale [39 of 40 Volumes]

By: Shakespeare, William; William Aldis Wright (Cambridge text); Israel Gollancz (introl., notes)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Fred DeFau and Co.: 1900

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034988

Condition: Near Fine


Almost complete set, 39 of 40 volumes, one play per volume, uniformly bound in brownish-olive cloth, lettered and with publisher's front cover laurel wreath emblem in red, approx. 6" x 4 1/8". All volumes show only light shelf/handling wear, with firm, square bindings, clean and unmarked interiors, cloth on some volumes slightly tanned and/or spotted/foxed, thus Near Fine; Coriolanus shows modest warping to covers and binding, thus VG. Lacking Measure for Measure for completion; includes 36 of 37 plays with one duplicate volume (Two Gentlemen of Verona), also Sonnets, Rape of Lucrece... View more info

The Works of William Shakspeare, Comprising His Dramatic and Poetical Works, Complete; Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy Left By the Late George Srevens, Esq. With a Glossary and Notes, and A Memoir, By Alexander Chalmers, A.M.

By: Shakspeare, William (as given) [William Shakespeare]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Phillips, Sampson and Company: 1854

Seller ID: 010611

Condition: VG+


Brown textured cloth, unstamped, with "Shakspeare" lettered in gilt on spine panel, text block edged in gilt. Modestly rubbed edges, light shelf wear. The binding and endpapers do not seem "quite right" for the period or match copies of other descriptions located for this edition, so we rather suspect this copy to have been recased at some point -- though certainly not recently. xii,1027 pp. Contains biographical sketch, the complete text of the 37 plays, followed by "Venus and Adonis," "Rape of Lucrece," the Sonnets, "The Passionate Pilgrim," and "A... View more info

On Reading Shakespeare

By: Smith, Logan Pearsall

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd.: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042159

Condition: VG-


Tan 1/4 cloth, light green cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth tanned toward edges on both covers, spine panel somewhat browned. Binding lean, text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Former owner's book plate mounted on front fixed endpaper, with news clippings relating to this book and it author mounted on both flyleaves and rear pastedown. [v],191 pp. Text portions of dust jacket laid in at rear. View more info

Shakespeare: The Man and His Achievement

By: Speaight, Robert

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Cooper Square Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027520

ISBN: 0815410638

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. As issued, with square, uncreased binding. [vii],384 pp. View more info

Artists of the Tudor Court: The Portrait Miniature Rediscovered, 1520-1620

By: Strong, Roy, with V. J. Murrell

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047511

ISBN: 0905209346

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Catalogue to accompany 9 July-6 November 1983 exhibition, the Victoria & Albert Museum. Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities. 168 pp., 277 catalogued examples, with 25 color illus., many b&w. View more info

Schools in Tudor England

By: Thompson, Craig R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library: 1979

Seller ID: 028370

ISBN: 0918016282

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff illus. wraps. 5th ptg. [iv],48 pp., illus. Virtually as issued. View more info

The Diary of Baron Waldstein: A Traveller in Elizabethan England

By: Valdstejna, Zdenek Brtnicky z [Zdenkonius Brtnicensis Baro a Waldstein]; Groos, G. W. (transl., notes)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036857

ISBN: 0500012547

Condition: Fine


Rust cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Remnants of address label on main title, slight binding lean, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows very slightly sunned spine panel, slight shelf wear. 184 pp., 47 illus. including 4 color plates, map. View more info

Shakespeare Unbound: Decoding a Hidden Life

By: Weis, Rene

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Henry Holt and Co.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028897

ISBN: 0805075011

Condition: Fine


Red and black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. xii,480 pp., maps, b&w plates. New copy. View more info

The Homes and Haunts of Shakespeare

By: Williams, James Leon; Horace Howard Furness (intro.)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1894

Seller ID: 035166

Condition: VG+


Dark burgundy 3/4 morocco, 5 raised spine bands with lettering and compartments in gilt, marbled paper covered boards bordered in gilt, deckled text block edges w/ top edge in gilt, marbled endsheets. Approx. 16" x 12". xx,120 pp., illus. w/ 15 watercolor plates, 31 full-page photogravures (all w/ captioned guards) and 150+ other illus. Early printing, copyrighted 1891, this copy dated 1894 on lower main title. Mild shelf wear, lightly rubbed with minor exposure at top corners and a few areas of exposure along edges, leather chipped with approx. 1/2" square loss at head of spin... View more info

In Search of Christopher Marlowe: A Pictorial Biography

By: Wraight, A. D., and Virginia F. Stern

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chichester, Sussex, England, Adam Hart Ltd.: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037648

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xiv, 376 pp., illus. Very scarce. ASIN: B01K0RX7F2 View more info