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Shakespeare

By: BURGESS, Anthony

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 82497

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated first American edition. The acclaimed British novelist Anthony Burgess has also written classical music, plays, screenplays and many non-fiction works. In this one, he attempts to flesh out the life and personality of William Shakespeare. With text by Burgess, 48 color plates and 97 black & white illustrations. This work previously published in the U.K. by George Rainbird, Ltd. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in silver to black spine blocks. Jacket features painted portrait of Shakespeare to back cover. --- A very nice copy, clean, and bright but with... View more info

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Shakespeare's Life and World

By: DUNCAN-JONES, Katherine (compiled and introduced by)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2004

Stock No.: 81896

Condition: Near Fine


The life of William Shakespeare and the England of his day are described in this illustrated Folio Society edition. Includes a wide variety of Shakespeareana, from images of documents (such as his will) and painted scenes from various of his plays. The words of the Bard are interspersed throughout. With maps of London at endpapers. Compiled and introduced by Katherine Duncan-Jones. --- In pictorial paper-covered boards backed in maroon cloth with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume housed in pale yellow paper-covered slipcase. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Slipcase with minor soiling, is ... View more info

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Shakespeare the Pattern in His Carpet

By: Fergusson, Francis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Delta/Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.: 1971

Stock No.: 71252

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Exposure to dampness has caused minor rippling to first few pages; covers scuffed, w/2 or 3 spine creases; otherwise solid & complete copy. Good precis of the basis of the Bard's core themes of each of his 37 plays. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Tales from Shakespeare

By: LAMB, Charles and Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Gilbert H. McKibbin: [c1890s-1920s]

Stock No.: 77856

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


11 of the Bard's most noted plays are summarized, in prose, for a younger audience. With numerous color and b&w photos. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with color illustration on cover. Lacks a dust jacket. Undated copy, likely published c.1890s-1920s. --- Color frontis illustration has worked loose and carefully tipped back in; some erosion to cloth near rear joint and with inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, else a good copy. Scarce in this edition.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 236 pages View more info

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Tales from Shakspere for the Use of Young Persons [Tales from Shakespeare]

By: LAMB, Charles and Mary

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hurd and Houghton: 1864

Stock No.: 81883

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A handsome, compact mid-19th century edition of the famous re-telling of Shakespeare's principal plays. The stories are accompanied by 40 engraved illustrations. Brother and sister, Charles and Mary Lamb first published their book in 1807 in order to make Shakespeare's plays familiar to children. Charles wrote the tragedies, and Mary wrote the comedies. --- In blue half leather covers with handsome blue marbled paper covers; marbled paper also to endpapers. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy, though leaves are somewhat yellowed.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 348 pages View more info

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Speaking Shakespeare

By: RODENBURG, Patsy

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Palgrave MacMillan: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 78727

ISBN: 0312294204

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First U S edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The author's work is designed to aid the Shakespearean actor not merely read the words of Shakespeare, but to dramatically and understandably convey the reality if the character. With snips of key scenes of major plays, and how the actor can portray them. --- In full black paper-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with detail from an engraved illustration of the Bard. --- A bright, clean, firm copy lacking obvious damages. Jacket w/two retailer's stickers on the back; else undamaged. ; 8vo 8" - 9... View more info

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William Shakespeare: a Biography

By: ROWSE, A. L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78726

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated First Edition. A biography of William Shakespeare by the British scholar and poet. Includes a section of b&w plates at mid-volume; as well as a frontis plate with the Flower Portrait of the Bard. Indexed. --- In black and red cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the dust jacket but much of the original jacket has been clipped and pasted onto thefront endpapers. --- With considerable loss of spine gilding, else a good, firm copy. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xiv, 485 pages View more info

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William Shakespeare: a Biography

By: ROWSE, A. L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1963

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79222

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Full-sized book club edition of the biography of William Shakespeare by the noted British scholar and poet. Includes a section of b&w plates at mid-volume; as well as a frontis plate with the Flower Portrait of the Bard. Indexed. --- In black and red cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with color image of Shakespeare with the Globe Theatre in the background. --- A bright, sound copy lacking interior markings. Jacket with a few small tears and in removable mylar protector.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xiv, 485 pages View more info

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The Taming of the Shrew (The Arden Shakespeare)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1994

Stock No.: 41178

ISBN: 0415027039

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Shakespeare's famous comedy in a thoroughly footnoted and annotated definitive softcover Arden edition. Edited by Brian Morris, and with lengthy introduction and extensive relevant information about the play at appendices. --- In dark green wraps with Ann Arnold color illustration to cover. --- A prior owner's name to textblock fore-edge, and with underlinings and notations in ink on several leaves, else a tightly-bound, sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xiv, 316 pages View more info

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SHAKESPEARE: King Henry IV, Part I / Twelfth Night / The Tragedy of King Lear / The Tempest (Vol. I, Scribner's Shakespeare Series)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Stock No.: 41426

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A collection of the first part of King Henry IV and three other enduring plays by Shakespeare, in a compact Scribner's edition. Per the preface, the plays are presented in authoritative text, in readable form and with sufficient apparatus for the use of the student. Edited and with introductions by Thomas Marc Parrott and Robert Stockdale Telfer. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt to cover and spine. Volume has no dust jacket. --- Exposure to dampness has resulted in rippling to leaves. With soiling to cloth, foxing to textblock edges, significant loss of cover and spi... View more info

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SHAKESPEARE: King Henry V / Much Ado about Nothing / Romeo and Juliet / Hamlet (Vol. II, Scribner's Shakespeare Series)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1931

Stock No.: 41427

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A collection of 4 of Shakespeare's more enduring plays in a compact Scribner's edition. Per the preface, the plays are presented in authoritative text, in readable form and with sufficient apparatus for the use of the student. Edited and with introductions by Thomas Marc Parrott and Robert Stockdale Telfer. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt to cover and spine. Volume has no dust jacket. --- Significant loss of cover and spine gilding, with discreet pencilings in several locations, and glue remnants to front free endpaper; else a tightly-bound, sound, copy.; 16mo (6 to... View more info

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Romances: Pericles, Cymbeline, The Winter's Tale and The Tempest

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Everyman's Library - David Campbell Publishers Ltd.: 1996

Stock No.: 60427

ISBN: 1857152298

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Four of Shakespeare's romances are presented in this 1996 Everyman's Library reprint edition. Includes "Pericles, Prince of Tyre", edited by Ernest Schanzer; "Cymbeline", edited by Richard Hosley; "The Winter's Tale", edited by Frank Kermode; and "The Tempest", edited by Robert Langbaum. With footnotes throughout (to clarify archaeic terms or names), textual notes for each play, and a lengthy introduction by Tony Tanner. Includes a chronology of events during Shakespeare's life. Issued as an entry in the "relaunched" version of the EL series. Everyman's ... View more info

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Shakespeare's Historie of the Life & Death of King John

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1905

Stock No.: 74132

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Publication date: 1905. In full maroon flexible leather covers w/decoration on front and titling on spine in gilt. Includes preface and glossary by Israel Gollancz; and delicate little satin bookmark ribbon. With sepia toned frontis engraving of King John's Worcester Cathedral tomb, protected by captioned tissue. Printed on quality laid papers with act and scene numbers in red on corners of pages. Includes Shakespeare's coat of arms and the motto 'Non Sans Droict' (Not without right) on front & rear pastedowns. Volume in decent shape, with tear to leather at head of spine and slightly rounded ... View more info

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Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, or What You Will

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Charles E. Merrill Company: 1910

Stock No.: 77618

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A nice reprint copy of the bard's famous comedy. Edited, with an introduction and notes by Brainerd Kellogg. In full blue cloth-covered boards; reproduction of title page of first folio edition at frontis. A clean, firm copy though slightly yellowed and with pencilings at endpapers. ; Merrill's English Texts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 160 pages View more info

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The Tempest (The Lake Library Edition)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Scott, Foresman and Co: 1914

Stock No.: 77855

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Edited, with an introduction, by William Allan Neilson. Includes a few b&w illustrations, in full navy cloth-covered flexible boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Formerly a student's copy, with considerable pencil and inked comments and notations; otherwise a firm, complete copy. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 205 pages View more info

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Julius Caesar: The New Hudson Shakespeare

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Company: 1908

Stock No.: 79423

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A turn-of-the-last century edition of Shakespeare's great take on the life of Julius Caesar. With a lengthy introduction and notes by Henry Norman Hudson. Edited and revised by Ebenezer Charlton Black and Andrew Jackson George. A facsimile of the title page from a 1603 edition of Plutarch's Lives is positioned opposite of this work's title page. --- In flexible dark blue cloth, with tilting in black on cover and in gilt on spine. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, along with discreet notations on perhaps as many as 10 interior leaves; otherwise a sound, solid copy.; 16mo... View more info

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Shakespeare's Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1909

Stock No.: 79429

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Shakespeare's great historical tragedy in an early 20th-century edition. Edited, and with notes by William J. Rolfe. Illustrated, and with appendix containing discussion of the work and index of words and phrases explained. --- In full charcoal cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on cover and spine. --- Interior marked up with many discreet notations and underlinings by prior owner, and with a large brown splotch to top of textblock; otherwise a sound and fully readable copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 295 pages View more info

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King Lear

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, Educational Publishing Company: [c.1910s-30s]

Stock No.: 80746

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An undated edition of Shakespeare's great play, in an ideal copy for the student. With introduction, classified index and end notes by Herbert A. Evans. --- In rust cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in white on cover and spine. Possibly published c.1910s-30s. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Spine titling is nearly completely faded away, and with dampstains & rubbing to covers, foxing to a few leaves and prior owner's initials to front free endpaper; otherwise an unmarked, intact, firm copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 109 pages View more info

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The Tempest (The Academy Classics)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon: 1922

Stock No.: 80747

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A 1922 edition of Shakespeare's classic play, edited by Samuel Thurber, Jr. The editor has included a life of Shakespeare, an account of theatre in his time, and numerous aids to the study of the play. With 9 black & white illustrations by an unattributed artist. An entry in publisher's "The Academy Classics" series. --- In navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Cloth is heavily mottled on covers, partially obscuring titling. Interior with pencilings on perhaps as many as 20 leaves, else an intact, firm copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall... View more info

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The Merchant of Venice

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, Educational Publishing Company: 1909

Stock No.: 80748

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An 1909 edition of Shakespeare's great comedy, in an ideal copy for the student. With introduction, study aids and end notes by Margaret A. Eaton. With two black & white illustrations near front of volume by uncredited artist. --- In grey cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in maroon on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With soiling to covers, prior owner's signature & notations to front free endpaper, and a few discreet pencilings here and there; otherwise an unmarked, intact, firm copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 154 pages View more info

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Shakespeare's Masterpieces: Five Plays plus Venus and Adonis (The World's Popular Classics, Art-Type Edition)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Books, Inc: [c.1940s-50s]

Stock No.: 80933

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A selection of five plays (Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, As You Like It, and The Comedy of Errors) and his narrative poem, Venus and Adonis, by William Shakespeare. An entry in publisher's "The World's Popular Classics" series, "Art-Type Edition". --- In brown textured cloth-covered boards backed in dark red cloth, with titling & decorations in gilt on spine; red topstain. Volume is undated, possibly published c.1940s-50s; lacks a dust jacket, likely as issued. Irregularly paginated (about 350 pp.). --- With a tear to title page, dulling to spine gilding & mildly ... View more info

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The Histories of Shakespeare

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1958

Stock No.: 82506

Condition: Very Good


Shakespeare's plays with historic themes are presented in this deluxe Heritage Press illustrated edition. With an introduction by James G. McManaway and with woodcut illustrations by John Farleigh. Glossary of antiquated terms at rear of volume. --- In illustrated paper-covered boards backed in cream cloth, with titling & decorations in gilt on brown spine block; tan topstain. In brown paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer laid in (Norwalk, no. VIII: 23). --- With darkened spine, else a clean, bright, tightly-bound copy. Slipcase with a little rubbing and discoloration; remains structurally ... View more info

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Four Comedies: A Midsummer Night's Dream / As You Like It / Twelfth Night / The Tempest -and- Four Tragedies: Romeo & Juliet / Macbeth / Hamlet / Julius Caesar (2-volume set)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, The Pocket Library: 1960

Stock No.: 82515

Condition: Very Good


A two-volume set offering four tragedies and four comedies of William Shakespeare. Edited by William Aldis Wright, with introductions by Mark Van Doren and illustrations by Louis L. Glanzman. Both volumes with glossaries of outmoded terms. --- These mass market paperbacks with drawings of Shakespearean characters to covers. --- Volumes are sound and tightly-bound but leaves have browned somewhat and original prices have been punched out from covers; Tragedies with retailer's cover sticker.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 372, 471 pages View more info

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Limited / Peerage Books: 1986

Stock No.: 83268

ISBN: 070641876X

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


The complete plays and poetry of William Shakespeare are presented in this single hefty volume. The text is presented in two columns per page, and per the copyright page, the text is taken from the Cambridge University Press edition of the complete works of Shakespeare. Octopus Books Ltd. is credited as publisher, but the name Peerage Books appears on spine. --- This deluxe copy in padded brown leatherette with decorations and titling to cover and spine in gilt and titling in silver on green spine block. With three raised bands, colorful faux marbled endpapers and all edges gilt. Volume lacks ... View more info

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Four Great Tragedies: Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Hamlet and Macbeth (Collector's Edition)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books, Inc.: 1948

Stock No.: 83381

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A handsome, compact collection of four of Shakespeare's great tragedies, each introduced by Mark Van Doren and edited by William Aldis Wright. With synopses by J. Walker McSpadden and black & white illustrations by Louis L. Glanzman. In the unabridged Cambridge text, with glossary at rear. --- In decorative floral paper-covered boards backed in brown leatherette, with titling and ornate decorations in gilt to spine, cover pattern repeated at endpapers. All edges stippled in red. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy lacking notable damages.; 16mo - 6 to 7 in. tall ... View more info

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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works (The Alexander Text, complete in one volume)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; ALEXANDER, Peter (editor)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1971

Stock No.: 78913

Condition: Very Good+


1971 reprint edition of a work first published in 1951. The complete works, in a single volume. Includes a lengthy introduction by Peter Alexander, who also includes the preliminary matter to the 1623 First Folio. Glossary at rear of volume. Arranged in order: Comedies, Histories, Tragedies and Poetry. With 16 full-page color illustrations by Eric Fraser. Volume lacks a dust jacket, but is housed in a protective black and gold paper-covered slipcase. --- In full blue textured leatherette boards. Top edge gilt. Published on very light, thin papers. Thin blue satin bookmark ribbon sewn into volu... View more info

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Shakespeare's Insults: Educating Your Wit

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; and HILL, Wayne F.; ÖTTCHEN, Cynthia J.(editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Trade Paperbacks / Crown Publishing Group: 1995

Stock No.: 70040

ISBN: 0517885395

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A collection of witty insults taken from the works of William Shakespeare. Per the back cover, these barbs were collected because "People need insults. Most people behave so abominably that they cry out for abuse." The quotations are arranged by "Name Calling" and by Shakespeare's plays. --- In stiff wraps with an image of the Bard to cover. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and newish but with slightly tanned leaves.; Small Octavo - 7-1/2 to 8 in. tall; xi, 323 pages View more info

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The Works of William Shakespeare (The Globe Edition)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; CLARK, William George; WRIGHT, William Aldis (editors)

Price: $25.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1904

Stock No.: 81892

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A compendium of the works of William Shakespeare in publisher's Globe Edition. Edited by William George Clark and William Aldis Wright. This 1904 reprint of the 1864 edition includes a glossary which was first added in 1873. Includes all plays and poems of Shakespeare. Presented in rather small typeface, two columns per page, each framed in narrow rules. --- In dark green cloth-covered boards with engraved bust of Shakespeare and his facsimile signature stamped in gilt on cover; spine titling & top edge gilt, remaining edges deckled. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A sound copy, but with partia... View more info

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The Plays and Sonnets of William Shakespeare: Seven Volume Leatherbound Set (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World series)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; CLARKE, William George; WRIGHT, William Aldis (editors)

Price: $588.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1978

Stock No.: 81422

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A complete seven-volume set presenting the plays and sonnets of William Shakespeare in a deluxe leatherbound reprint edition by the Franklin Library. Edited by William George Clarke and William Aldis Wright. With illustrations by William Oakes. [Note: 'William' is well represented here.] Issued as part of the publisher's collection, the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full dark red bonded leather covers with four raised bands on each spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to ... View more info

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: The Oxford Shakespeare

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; CRAIG, W. J. (editor)

Price: $21.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press: 1943

Stock No.: 82138

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The complete plays and poetry of William Shakespeare are presented in this single volume. Edited by W. J. Craig, who supplies a preface and glossary. --- In full grey cloth-covered boards with titling & decorations to cover and spine in blue. Text is displayed in two columns per page and printed on very thin leaves. Volume has no dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper and some soiling & bumps to covers, otherwise a sound, firmly-bound copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); x, 1164 pages View more info

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The Comedy of Errors [Abridged for Younger Readers] The Beginner's Shakespeare: Heath's Home and School Classics

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; HIESTAND, Sarah Willard (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, D. C. Heath & Co., Publishers: 1901

Stock No.: 81622

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


An abridged edition of Shakespeare's great comedy, edited by Sarah Willard Hiestand. This object of this series is to cultivate a love of Shakespeare in young readers. With illustrations after drawings by Sir John Gilbert. --- In stapled stiff brown wraps. --- A clean, unmarked copy lacking damages worthy of mention.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); x, 80 pages View more info

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The Tragedy of King Richard the Second (The Kittredge Shakespeare series)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; KITTREDGE, George Lyman (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn & Company: 1941

Stock No.: 82530

Condition: Fair


A rather well-used copy of Shakespeare's tragedy. Edited, and with an introduction and endnotes by George L. Kittredge. --- In green wraps. A previous owner has marked the volume up rather often with pencilings, including modification of the title to read "Little Richard" (that smart-alec). Leaves are somewhat browned, & covers with rubbing, but text is intact.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); ix, 189 pages View more info

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The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice (The Kittredge Shakespeare series)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; KITTREDGE, George Lyman (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn & Company: 1941

Stock No.: 82531

Condition: Fair


A rather well-used copy of Shakespeare's tragedy. Edited, and with an introduction and endnotes by George L. Kittredge. --- In green wraps. Leaves are somewhat browned, & covers with rubbing, but text is intact.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xi, 231 pages View more info

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Shakespeare's Comedy of All's Well that Ends Well

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; ROLFE, William J. (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1923

Stock No.: 80249

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An early 20th century edition of Shakespeare's famous comedy, which was likely first performed about 1604. Edited and with extensive end notes by William J. Rolfe who also likely provided the uncredited introduction. Illustrated with a handful of black and white drawings, and with appendix containing discussion of the work and index of words and phrases explained. --- In full olive/charcoal cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on cover and spine. --- Interior with discreet penciled notations, prior owner's signature to front paste-down and dampstain to lower textblock... View more info

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Shakespeare's Comedy of Two Gentlemen of Verona

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; ROLFE, William J. (editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1910

Stock No.: 80251

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Shakespeare's comedy first appeared in print in the First Folio of 1623 and is reputed to be his first play. Edited and with extensive end notes by William J. Rolfe who also likely provided the uncredited introduction. Illustrated with a handful of black and white drawings, and with appendix containing discussion of the work and index of words and phrases explained. --- In full olive/charcoal cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on cover and spine. --- With discreet penciled notations throughout and somewhat dulled spine gilding, otherwise a sound and fully readable c... View more info

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Shakespeare's Comedy of Love's Labour's Lost

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; ROLFE, William J. (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1910

Stock No.: 80252

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Shakespeare's comedy is the story of four men who fall in love against their wills. Edited and with extensive end notes by William J. Rolfe who also likely provided the uncredited introduction. Illustrated with a handful of black and white drawings, and with appendix containing discussion of the work and index of words and phrases explained. --- In full olive/charcoal cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on cover and spine. --- With discreet penciled notations throughout, a small scratch to front cover and somewhat dulled spine gilding, otherwise a sound and fully rea... View more info

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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Fourth, Part I

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; ROLFE, William J. (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1921

Stock No.: 83262

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Shakespeare's history first appeared in print in 1597 and is set in the England of 1402. Edited and with extensive end notes by William J. Rolfe who also likely provided the uncredited introduction. Illustrated with a handful of black and white drawings, and with appendix containing discussion of the work and index of words and phrases explained. --- In full olive/charcoal cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on cover and spine. --- Formerly a student's copy, with penciled notations throughout, inked front endpaper info. and 2 pages of separate study questions laid in... View more info

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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Sixth, Parts I, II and III

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; ROLFE, William J. (editor)

Price: $20.50

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1910

Stock No.: 83515

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Shakespeare's history of the reign of King Henry VI of England appeared in three volumes. The plays encompass events during Henry VI's reign in the 15th century: the losses of French territories, disputes between his nobles and the Wars of the Roses. Edited and with notes by William J. Rolfe who also likely provided the uncredited introductions in each volume. Illustrated with a handful of black and white drawings, and with appendix containing discussion of the work and index of words and phrases explained. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on cov... View more info

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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Fourth, Parts I and II (Two volume set)

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; ROLFE, William J. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1908

Stock No.: 83516

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Shakespeare's history of the reign of King Henry IV of England, in two volumes. The plays encompass events during Henry IV's reign in the early 15th century. Edited and with notes by William J. Rolfe who also likely provided the uncredited introductions in each volume. Illustrated with a handful of black and white drawings, and with appendix containing discussion of the work and index of words and phrases explained. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on covers and spines. In full olive cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations ... View more info

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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Fifth

By: SHAKESPEARE, William; ROLFE, William J. (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1918

Stock No.: 83517

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Shakespeare's history of the reign of King Henry V of England. The play describes the turmoil that surrounded the famous Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Edited and with notes by William J. Rolfe who also likely provided the uncredited introduction. Illustrated with a handful of black and white drawings, and with appendix containing discussion of the work and index of words and phrases explained. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on cover and spine. Volume measures 4.5 in. wide x 6.5 in. tall and lacks a dust jacket. --- Interior with acidic staining ... View more info