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Literature: Shakespeare

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Literature: Shakespeare

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1 Soul of the Age: The Life, Mind and World of William Shakespeare
Bate, Jonathan Penguin Books London 2009 0141015861 / 9780141015866 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
In very good, clean and tight condition. Very small flattened crease to the top corner of the back cover. Inscribed by the author to the late crime writer P. D. James on the title page ('For Phyllis'). This came from the personal library of P. D. James. Pages have slightly darkened / tanned. Appears barely read or unread. pp. x, 500. 104727 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
16 The Histories and Poems of Shakespeare; and The Tragedies of Shakespeare [2 separate volumes, uniformly bound]
Shakespeare, William Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press [1949 and 1948] 1948 Half Leather Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Both volumes are reprints and are uniformly bound in half red polished calf. Spines in six compartments, divided by raised bands. Gilt-stamped motif to five of the compartments and gilt stamped titles to the other. Colour has faded at the edges of the spines. Top edges gilt. Red marbled endpapers. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The first few pages and front endpaper of Tragedies are crumpled / have multiple flattened creases. A handsome leather bound pair. pp. 1214; 1315. HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this pair costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105581 
Price: 42.00 GBP

 
 
2 A Short Life of Shakespeare, with the Sources (Abridged)
Chambers, Sir Edmund ; Abridged by Charles Williams Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1963 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Abridged from Sir Edmund Chambers's William Shakespeare: A Study of Facts and Problems. In very good clean condition. A little light rubbing to the dust jacket edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 260pp. 303075 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
17 Julius Caesar (The Cambridge New Shakespeare)
Shakespeare, William ; edited by J. Dover Wilson Cambridge at the University Press Cambridge 1956 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint. Brown cloth. Bright red dust jacket. The dust jacket has been price clipped; pages 41-48 are slightly creased and there is a short tear in the margin of one page; otherwise both book and DJ in very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Tight binding. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). pp. xlvii, 219. 303565 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
3 Baconiana, October 1938: Oxford and the Folio Plays, A Supplement
Dawbarn, C. Y. C. The Bacon Society Incorporated London 1938 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paper covers, with yapped edges which are chipped and rubbed with some loss to the extremities. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. pp. 36, [plates]. 306570 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 King John (The Cambridge New Shakespeare)
Shakespeare, William ; edited by J. Dover Wilson Cambridge at the University Press Cambridge 1960 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint. Brown cloth. Bright red dust jacket. The dust jacket has been price clipped and has some tiny marks to the spine; otherwise both book and DJ in excellent condition. No names or inscriptions. Tight binding. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). pp. lxxix, 208. 303564 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
4 The Great Shakespeare Jubilee
Deelman, Christian Michael Joseph Ltd London 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original brown boards. Lightly bruised base of the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. There are some pencil line marks in the margins throughout the text. These are quite light and could be erased if you so wished. Some foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge. The dust jacket has a couple of tears to the top edge, some resultant creasing and some chips with very minor loss to the head of the spine. Not price clipped. 326pp. In this book Christian Deelman presents a lively but scholarly view of one aspect of the Shakespeare industry. He records, with much vivid detail, the deification of Shakespeare by David Garrick, England's greatest actor. The great Shakespeare Jubilee of 1769, organised and produced by Garrick, was the first Shakespeare festival. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 104419 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
19 Titus Andronicus (The Cambridge New Shakespeare)
Shakespeare, William ; edited by J. Dover Wilson Cambridge at the University Press Cambridge 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First thus. Brown cloth. Bright red dust jacket. The dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise both book and DJ in excellent near fine condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Tight binding. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). pp. lxxii, 173. 302357 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
5 Introduction to Shakespeare
Dowden, Edward Blackie & Son London 1893 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Blue cloth. Light rubs. A hand-written paper spine label pasted over the printed spine label. Previous owner has pasted an old news cutting on the front pastedown - it is neat and depicts a reconstruction of an Elizabethan playhouse. Binding sound. Some light foxing. Flattened creases to the top corners of some pages - previous owner most likely turned corners down as page markers. 136pp. 303092 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
20 Troilus and Cressida (The Cambridge New Shakespeare)
Shakespeare, William ; edited by J. Dover Wilson and Alice Walker Cambridge at the University Press Cambridge 1963 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint. Brown cloth. Bright red dust jacket. The dust jacket has been price clipped; otherwise both book and DJ in excellent condition. No names or inscriptions. Tight binding. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). pp. lvi, 254. 303556 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
6 Prefaces to Shakespeare: Fourth Series - Othello
Granville-Barker, Harley Sidgwick & Jackson 1946 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Second impression. The blue cloth boards have some wear and scuffing around the edges. Name written on the front endpaper. The pages are tanned and have some scattered foxing. 200238 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
21 The Sonnets of William Shakespeare
Shakespeare, William ; edited by Levi Fox Cotman House 0853065330 / 9780853065333 Hardcover Very Good Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
Small pocket-sized edition of the Sonnets, bound in blue silk and presented in original presentation box. The silk has slightly faded to purple at the edges and in a few small patches. The book is otherwise in really nice, clean condition. Unmarked. Not dated, c. 1970s or 80s at a guess. The plastic lid of the presentation box is discoloured and has some splits at the corners. 306017 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
7 Texts and Traditions: Religion in Shakespeare 1592 - 1604
Groves, Beatrice Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 2007 0199208980 / 9780199208982 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition; appears unused / unread. As new. Original black cloth boards. Price when new, i.e. RRP, 95.00. pp. ix, 231. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 104365 
Price: 67.00 GBP

 
22 Marina, A Dramatic Romance; being the Shakespearian portion of the tragedy of 'Pericles'
Shakespeare, William ; edited by S. Wellwood Grant Richards London 1902 First Thus Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bound in plain grey boards, with paper spine label. An approx. two inch stain to the spine. Some minor marks to the boards. Rubbed spine ends and corners. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. Top edge has been very roughly cut, resulting to tears to the top edges of the first 8 pages. No names or inscriptions. Very small grubby mark in the margin of page 7. Binding nice and firm. 47pp. 306568 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
8 Tales from Shakspeare [Shakespeare]: Designed for the Use of Young People
Lamb, Charles Blackie and Son, Limited [c. 1897] 1897 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback; pictorial cloth. The boards are in very good, clean condition. A few light bruises and rubs to the spine ends and corners. School class prize on the front pastedown, dated 1897. The book is otherwise undated; publication date not stated. The binding is nice and firm and pages clean, except for some scattered foxing, mostly confined to the outer closed textblock page edges but there are some spots to pages. pp. 224, 8. 106030 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 Measure for Measure (The Cambridge New Shakespeare)
Shakespeare, William ; edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch and J. Dover Wilso Cambridge at the University Press Cambridge 1961 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint. Brown cloth. Bright red dust jacket. The dust jacket has been price clipped; otherwise both book and DJ in excellent condition. No names or inscriptions. Tight binding. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). pp. xliii, 176 303557 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
9 Shakespeare's Bawdy: A Literary and Psychological Essay and a Comprehensive Glossary
Partridge, Eric Routledge & Kegan Paul 1961 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue boards. In very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is darkened / discoloured at the spine, with a few minor rubs. Not price clipped, the DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 226pp. 302850 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
24 All's Well that Ends Well (The Cambridge New Shakespeare)
Shakespeare, William ; edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch and J. Dover Wilson Cambridge at the University Press Cambridge 1955 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint. Brown cloth. Bright red dust jacket. The dust jacket has been price clipped and has a tiny chip at the head of the spine; otherwise both book and DJ in excellent condition. No names or inscriptions. Some very slight marks to the back cover of the dust jacket. Tight binding. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). pp. xxxvi, 202. 303554 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
10 Some Musicians of Former Days; and Shakespeare: His Music and Song
Rolland, Romain ; Moncure-Sime, A. H. The Waverley Book Company Ltd [n.d.] Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
No date [c. 1920s-30s]. Original blue boards. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges and to first and last few pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 374, 196. Single volume. 306008 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
25 The Two Gentlemen of Verona (The Cambridge New Shakespeare)
Shakespeare, William ; edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch and J. Dover Wilson Cambridge at the University Press Cambridge 1921 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First thus. Brown cloth. Bright red dust jacket. The dust jacket has been price clipped and has some slight marks to the back cover; otherwise both book and DJ in excellent condition. No names or inscriptions. Deckled edges. Frontis. portrait with tissue guard. Tight binding. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). pp. xx, 110. 303558 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
11 Discovering Shakespeare: A Chapter in Literary History
Rowse, A. L. Weidenfeld and Nicolson London 1989 029779633x / 9780297796336 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Book and dust jacket are both in very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. Pages have tanned / darkened. pp. xiii, 177. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 306237 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
26 The Folio Society Edition of the Plays of William Shakespeare - in 8 Volumes: Tragedies; Tragicomedies; Comedies; Early Comedies; Classical Plays; Romances; Histories I; Histories II
Shakespeare, William ; edited by Stanley Wells and Gary Taylor ; introduced by Jonathan Bate The Folio Society London 1997 Hardcover Very Good No Slipcase Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Complete 8 volume set but they lack their slipcases - when new they would have been presented in two slipcases, each holding 4 volumes. Three of the volumes have a name (Emma) written on the front endpaper in biro; no surname or other writing. No writing in any of the other volumes. The volumes are all otherwise clean and tight and appear barely read / some unread. A couple of very minor knocks to the bottom edge of the boards but most volumes are in near fine condition. Printed on Balmoral Wove paper and bound in Oxford library buckram with paper sides printed with designs by Richard Shirley Smith. The set uses the text of the Oxford Shakespeare edition edited by Stanley Wells and Gary Taylor. Volumes are 24cm tall. PLEASE NOTE this is an extremely HEAVY set. No additional postage charges to send these within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - an additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage is likely to be very expensive if available - please enquire if you would like a quote. A discount on postage is available for collection from our shop premises in Banbury, Oxfordshire. 104596 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
 
12 Shakespeare The Man
Rowse, A. L. Macmillan London 1973 0333144945 / 9780333144947 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Very slightly bruised at the base of the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xi, 284. A couple of very short nicks to the edges of the dust jacket. 104833 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
27 The Beauties of Shakspere Volume II [Shakespeare]
Shakespeare, William ; with descriptions and collected by William Dodd The Library Press London Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Vol. II. No date stated. c. 1900/1905. Being extracts from Shakespeare's plays, with explanatory descriptions. Collected by William Dodd. Ornamented with 8 plates. Red boards - faded and marked. Heavy foxing to pastedowns / endpapers. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Page edges untrimmed / rough cut. Text pages clean. 288pp. 17cm. 100420 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
13 Will
Rush, Christopher Beautiful Books Ltd London 2007 1905636148 / 9781905636143 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black boards. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. 459pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 305424 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
28 Shakespeare's First Part of King Henry IV (Temple Shakespeare, Part I only)
Shakespeare, William ; with preface, glossary etc. by Israel Gollancz J. M. Dent and Co. Aldine House, London 1902 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small pocket-sized edition. Original maroon cloth. A little rubbed at spine ends. Binding firm. Pages have tanned / darkened. Frontis. with tissue guard, browned. Occasional foxing spot. No names or inscriptions. Top edge gilt. Other edges deckled / untrimmed. pp. xiv, 163. 13.7cm. 305578 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
14 Shakespeare's 100 Greatest Dramatic Images
Saunders, Claire and John Pari Publishing 2008 8895604016 / 9788895604015 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
In very good condition. A gift inscription on the title page; inscribed 'For Phyllis...'. This is from the personal library of the late crime writer P. D. James and is inscribed to her. The inscription is signed 'Claire and John', the authors. No other marks in the book. 134pp. Described on the back cover as an 'entertaining, illuminating and witty guide to the complete plays.' 104726 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
29 Shakespeare's Historie of the Life and Death of King John (Temple Shakespeare)
Shakespeare, William ; with preface, glossary etc. by Israel Gollancz J. M. Dent and Co. Aldine House, London 1902 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small pocket-sized edition. Original maroon cloth. A little rubbed at spine ends and the cloth is wrinkled to both boards; most noticeably the rear board. Binding firm. Pages have tanned / darkened. Frontis. with tissue guard, browned. Occasional foxing spot. No names or inscriptions. Top edge gilt. Other edges deckled / untrimmed. pp. ix, 134. 13.7cm. 305579 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
15 Shakespeare's Heraldry
Scott-Giles, C. W. ; illustrated by the author Heraldry Today London 1971 0900455128 / 9780900455124 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original green boards. Previous owner's name and two addresses (one crossed out) on the front endpaper. pp. x, 237. Illustrated throughout in black and white line drawings - three small illustrations of arms have been very neatly coloured by a previous owner (p. 193-195). Small, light foxing spots to outer closed textblock edge. 305783 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
30 Shakespeare's King Henry VIII (Temple Shakespeare)
Shakespeare, William ; with preface, glossary etc. by Israel Gollancz J. M. Dent and Co. Aldine House, London 1903 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small pocket-sized edition. Original maroon cloth. A little rubbed at spine ends. Binding firm. Pages have tanned / darkened. Frontis. with tissue guard. Occasional foxing spot. No names or inscriptions. Top edge gilt. Other edges deckled / untrimmed. pp. xiii, 164. 13.7cm. 305574 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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