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Shakespeare Tercentenary Observance 1616-1916

By: ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London,

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17050

Condition: Fair


Pamphlet, 24cm x 15cm , 31pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Pamphlet is worn and frayed around edges, block edges ragged, foxing to covers and to pages prper. Booklet of Shakespeare extracts and praise for the Bard produced for the 300th anniversary of his death and intended for use in schools and other institutions, seemingly as a kind of liturgy. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Shakespeare, famous, praise, Gollancz View more info

Shakespeare's Books - A Dissertation on Shakespeare's Reading and the Immediate Sources of His Works

By: Anders, H.R.D.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Berlin, Georg Reimer: 1904

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9441

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 236mm x 155mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xx prelims, 316pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Spine and boards a little bumped at corners, some darkening around block edges, book otherwise tight and clean. Deep scholarly analysis of the direct literary influences on Shakespeare - from the Bible, mythology, folktale and his fellow writers. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Shakespeare, influence, Ovid, Kyd View more info

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Cambridge School Shakespeare - King John

By: Baldwin, Pat ; Gibson, Rex (eds)

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 7482

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback, 226mm x 152mm , 188pp. Black and white illustrations. Near Fine/NoWrapper. Paperback is near fine, surely unread. An edition of Shakespeare's lesser-known history play designed for students with the complete text of the play and facing-page analysis and guidance. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Shakespeare, John, Faulconbridge, Cambridge View more info

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Cambridge School Shakespeare - King Henry V

By: Bell, Marilyn ; dane, Elizabeth ; Dane John (ed)

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1993

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 7464

Condition: Good


Paperback, 226mm x 152mm , 236pp. Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Papeerback has been well read, sticker on spine, some creasing of covers, also some pencil markings. An edition of Shakespeare's great English history play designed for students with the complete text of the play and facing-page analysis and guidance. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Shakespeare, Henry, Agincourt View more info

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Muse of Fire

By: Bellinger, Kay

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Sheffield, Amarna Publishing: 2008

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6401

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback, 229mm x 151mm , vii prelims, 407pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Near Fine/NoWrapper. Book is near fine. Readable account of the historical and legendary sources used by Shakespeare for his plays. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Shakespeare, sources, Holinshed, Ovid View more info

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Nicolas Bentley's Tales from Shakespeare

By: Bentley, Nicolas

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 1972

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17092

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 237mm x 157mm white decorated boards, gilt titles, first edition, 111+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Spine and boards bumped, light wear from handling, clean overall with colour plates nice and bright. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with minimal wear. Front flap clipped. Entertaining collection of plot summaries of 16 Shakespeare plays, with lovely plate illustrations, six in colour. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Ke... View more info

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Shakespeare and the Popular Dramatic Tradition

By: Bethell (M.A. Cantab.), S.L.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London & New York, Staples: 1948

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 17058

Condition: Good


Hardback, 224mm x 148mm cream cloth boards, red titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 164pp. plus index, Good/Fair. Previous owner's name. Book has been well read; bumped and worn with edges grubby, pages clean overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) has wear, chipping and some tears around edges, but still presentable, with protection. A study of "naturalism in Shakespeare through a consideration of the psychology of the popular audience" with an Introduction ... View more info

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Shakespeare - The Poet in his World

By: Bradbrook, M.C.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson:

Seller ID: 17057

Condition: Reading copy only


Hardback, 224mm x 142mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, , vii prelims, 272pp. plus index, Reading copy only/Good. Front endpaper, half-title and credits pages neatly removed. Book in otherwise good condition. Ex-lib with stamps, foxing to top block edge. Dustwrapper (now protected) has fading to spine and adjacent areas, also some sticker residue to front, spine torn in middle. A major 1978 study of Shakespeare's life and work within its Elizabethan and Jacobean contex... View more info

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Elizabethan Stage Conditions - A Study of their place in the interpretation of Shakespeare's plays

By: Bradbrook, M.C.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1932

Seller ID: 17064

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 185mm x 123mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, , vii prelims, 149pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is ex-lib with stickers, stamps and inscriptions. Bumped and scuffed, also grubby around edges with some foxing also, though library binding still tight. A short but highly informative account of theatrical conditions as they obtained at the time of Shakespeare. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: stage, theatre, Globe, player View more info

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The Shakespeare Apocrypha - being a collection of fourteen plays which have been ascribed to Shakespeare

By: Brooke (B.Litt.), C.F. Tucker

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1929

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 17061

Condition: Good


Hardback, 205mm x 140mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, lvi prelims, 456pp. Good/Fair. Owners inscription. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed; block edges a little grubby and worn; differential fading to endpapers, pages clean overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and frayed with some loss at extremities, also darkened in places, front flap clipped. Later impression of superb 1908 collection of the "doubtful plays" of Shakespeare, edited... View more info

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You, My Brother

By: Burton, Phliip

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Talmy Franklin: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7575

Condition: Good


Hardback, 240mm x 158mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 561pp. Good/Good. Spine and boards bumped, block edges have been handled, with foxing. Pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some wear and chipping to edges. Imaginative account of Shakespeare's relationship with his younger brother Ned. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Shakespeare, Stratford, Brother, ned This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage char... View more info

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Shakespeare and the Natural Condition

By: Bush, Geoffrey

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, University of Harvard Press: 1956

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 14152

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 216mm x 147mm grey and red card boards over cloth spine, gilt titles, first edition, 135pp. Good +/Fair. Previous owner's name. Book signed by ex-owner and Shakespeare scholar R.A. Foakes. Has been read, exterior bumped and worn, some wear to block edges, pages clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) is darkened and worn around edges with some chipping and small loss, also colour fading from light, front flap clipped. A superb scholarly review of Shakespeare's atti... View more info

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The Great Feast of Language in Love's Labour's Lost

By: Carroll, William C.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1976

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11293

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 223mm x 140mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 279pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with minimal wear. Just a hint of faint foxing to block edges. Dustwrapper (now protected) has light wear only - spine colour a little faded. An excellent - and readable - academic study of the most wordy of all Shakespeare's plays whose reputation has been sullied by its verbosity. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: honorifi... View more info

The Evolution of Shakespeare's Comedy - A Study in Dramatic Perspective

By: Champion, Larry S.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11224

Condition: Good


Paperback, 204mm x 135mm , 241pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has laminate protective cover and is still clean with a hint of chipping to spine. Ex-lib with a card holder and inscription on front endpaper but no other evidence of regular handling, though block edges a little grubby. A scholarly survey of all of Shakespeare's comedies, classed as comedies of identity, action, transformation and "problem comedies." Catalogue: Shak... View more info

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Charles Lamb on Shakespeare

By: Coldwell, Joan (ed)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1978

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14150

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 223mm x 145mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 175pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book is clean and tight with minimal wear, handful of faint pencil highlights. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear, front flap clipped. An excellent anthology of Lamb's writings on Shakespeare, offering a useful exemplar of Romantic-era criticism of the Bard's work. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: drama, Romantic, stage, thea... View more info

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They Gave Us Shakespeare - John Heminge & Henry Condell

By: Connell, Charles

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stocksfield, Northumberland, Oriel Press: 1982

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17090

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 22cm x 14cm brown faux leather binding, gilt titles, first edition, xiv prelims, 110pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean and tight, minimal foxing to block edges. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with minimal wear, spine colour a little faded. A well-researched and illustrated account of the lives and achievements of the two men who published the first Foilio edition of Shakespeare in... View more info

At the Sign of the Swan - An Introduction to Shakespeare's Contemporaries

By: Cook, Judith

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Harrap: 1986

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16664

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 236mm x 157mm , 207pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read but still clean and tight overall. Light wear around edges. With an Introduction by Trevor Nunn, this is a fine introduction to the life and works of Jonson, Middleton, Marlowe and other playwrights who flourished at the same time as Shakespeare. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Elizabethan, theatre, Poole, Jacobean View more info

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Shakespeare Comes to Broadmoor - 'The Actors are Come Hither'

By: Cox, Murray (ed)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London & Philadelphia, Jessica Kingsley: 1992

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17109

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 234mm x 154mm , xvi prelims, 282pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, some wear to block edges but spine not creased and pages clean. A collection of articles concerning the 1989-91 series of performances of Shakespeare tragedies at a maximum-security British mental hospital. Foreword by Sir Ian McKellen. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Hamlet, insanity, offender, RSC View more info

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Shakespeare Observed - Studies in Performance on Stage and Screen

By: Crowl, Samuel

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Athens, Ohio University Press: 1992

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17075

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 237mm x 154mm purple cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 195+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean with minimal wear, light foxing to block edges. Dustwrapper (now protected) has a small flattened tear at top rear by spine, else clean with minimal wear. "A lively study of both modern film and stage productions of Shakespeare." Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: movie, Welles, Stratford, ... View more info

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The Shattered Glass - A Dramatic Pattern in Shakespeare's Early Plays`

By: Cutts, John P.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 1968

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17059

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 232mm x 142mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 154pp. Good +/Good +. Book is clean with light wear from handling, just a little foxing to top block edge. Dustwrapper (now protected) has light wear from handling, spine colour faded. "An interpretative study of Shakespeare's early plays." Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Errors, Titus, Romeo, Lost View more info

Shakespeare's Doctrine of Nature - A Study of King Lear

By: Danby, John F.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1949

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16677

Condition: Good


Hardback, 222mm x 142mm purple cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 234pp. plus index, Good/Fair. Book has been well read, exterior edges bumped and faded, block a little tanned with edges worn, pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) is grubby and worn around edges, spine frayed at ends. A scholarly monograph concerning the eternal, universal forces which underpin Shakespeare's bleakest tragic play. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: tragedy, murder, ki... View more info

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This Wooden 'O' - Shakespeare's Globe Reborn

By: Day, Barry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Oberon: 1996

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17118

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 246mm x 165mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 328pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Just a hint of foxing to block edges, book is otherwise clean and tight. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with little or no wear. Insider's account of how American actor Sam Wanamaker pursued his lifetime dream of rebuilding the London theatre once used by Shakespeare. Pre-puiblic... View more info

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Shakespeare at Stratford - King Richard III

By: Day, Gillian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Arden Shakespeare: 2002

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11165

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 197mm x 127mm , xiii prelims, 259pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read but still clean with no creasing. A well-informed and critical history of performance of Richard III in Stratford. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Shakespeare, Richard, Bosworth, Stratford View more info

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The Great Shakespeare Jubilee

By: Deelman, Christian

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1964

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15814

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 222mm x 144mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 325+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/Good +. Spine bumped but exterior clean, foxing to top block edge and just a little tanning also, else clean with light wear only. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some grubbiness from handling and a little chipping to edges. Excellent account of the 1769 celebration of Shakespeare - organized by legendary actor David Garrick - which did much... View more info

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The Rose Theatre

By: Eccles, Christine

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London / New York, Nick Hern / Routledge: 1990

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11247

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 215mm x 137mm , xx prelims, 268pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read with just a little grubbiness from handling, else tight and clean with no creasing or curling. Price sticker on rear. Excellent account of the 1989 discovery of the foundations of an Elizabethan London theatre and how it changed modern understanding of the later 16th century stage. Catalogue: Shakespeare. ... View more info

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The Rose Theatre

By: Eccles, Christine

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London / New York, Nick Hern / Routledge: 1990

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 17119

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 215mm x 137mm , 268+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Paperback is clean and tight with no creasing but with inscriptions and highlights to c.30 pages. Excellent account of the 1989 discovery of the foundations of an Elizabethan London theatre and how it changed modern understanding of the later 16th century stage. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Shakespeare, Marlowe, Globe, RESCUE View more info

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Macbeth - High King of Scotland 1040-57 AD

By: Ellis, Peter Berresford

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1980

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14168

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 222mm x 140mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiv prelims, 133+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with minimal wear. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. A historical review (and revision) of the real-life Scottish king of the 11th century who became - in the imagination of Shakespeare - one of the most compelling tragic figures in all literature. Catalogue:... View more info

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The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

By: Ellis, Ruth

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Winchester Publications: 1948

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17107

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 251mm x 184mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiii prelims, 162pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Leather-like covers are bumped and scuffed with some light staining, block edges lighly worn, some pages ragged at edge, but clean and presentable overall. Excellent record of performances at the old Stratford theatre, with photographs throughout and cast lists of all productions from 18... View more info

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Garrick and Stratford

By: England, Martha Winburn

Price: £4.50

Publisher: New York, New York Public Library: 1962

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15091

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 254mm x 174mm , 72+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Catalogue-style paperback has been handled over years, some light wear around edges, spine chipped, rear grubby but pages nice and clean. Short but well-informed account of David Garrick's famous Jubilee celebration of Shakespeare which took place in the bard's home town of Stratford in 1769. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: literary, jubilee, Shakespeare, romantic View more info

Elizabethan-Jacobean Drama - A New Mermaid Background Book

By: Evans, G. Blakemore

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1987

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16588

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 215mm x 140mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, x prelims, 388+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear, spine colour faded. Excellent scholarly overview of the English theatre in Shakespeare's age and of the social context in which it thrived. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: theatre, Shakespeare, London, drama View more info