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Chicago: Belford, Clarke and Co, 1889. Octavo. 101 pages.(4)pp ads at rear which advertises Donnelly's works. Inscribed "To my dear wife/I.D./June 15, 1889, also signed by Mrs. Ignatius Donnelly at end of book. His work The Great Cryptogram attempted to prove Francis Bacon was, in fact, the author of Shakespeare's plays. This work relates to what… Read more
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. First Edition. Octavo. xi, 528 pages, illustrations. The breadth of the term "Renaissance" is covered from a seminal article by Paul Oskar Kristeller's "Renaissance Humanism and its Significance" to the English Renaissance with aspects of Shakespeare, George Herbert, Donne and Milton. D.S. Chamber's "Spas in the Italian Renaissance" covers the 13th-16th centuries in… Read more
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London, [1873-1876]: Virtue & Company. Folio. These are the complete original parts issued over a four year period to subscribers. (A later issue was published in New York by Virtue and Yorston). All fifty-six parts are present with each complete with the plates as issued.. [Volumes 1-50 the Works, Vol. 1-6 as William Shakespeare: a biography. The collation is… Read more
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Shakespearian Production, with Especial Reference to the Tragedies

by Knight, G. Wilson

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Published
1964
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First American Edition
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Northwestern University Press, 1964. First American Edition. Octavo. 323pp., The present edition contains further additions and emendations from the 1936 and 1949 editions, most of which are dated so that the author's progression of thought can be followed. Photo-illustrated, bound in red cloth spine gilt with title gilt over black. A very good copy in very good dust jacket… Read more
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The Vocal Music To Shakespeare's Plays

by Shakespeare, William

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London , 1922-1925: Samuel French. Quarto. Complete in 20 vols. Library deaccession. All in original wrappers, some toning to edges of a few with noted defects of each within list. Many of Shakespeare's plays called for songs or music. Antony and Cleopatra included the music for a drinking song, the witches scene in Macbeth was set to music,… Read more
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Shakespeare's England

by Winter, William

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Published
1893
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New York: Macmillan and Co, 1893. Octavo. First illustrated edition, revised, frontispiece, 254pp. The author's tour of England in which he describes the beauty of its landscape, famous homes, churches, streets, shops, etc. Bound in full tan polished calf with floral flourished to each corner, spine flat with a flowering floral stem and lettering in gilt. all edges gilt,… Read more
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Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

by [Shakespeare, William] Hubbard, Elbert

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Published
1902
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East Aurora, New York: Roycrofters, 1902. Quarto. Inscribed most likely by Alice Hubbard for Elbert. Inscription reads;" To H. H. Tammen/from his friend/ Elbert Hubbard/ March 10, 1904". H.H. Tammen was a wealthy dealer in curios. His company, H.H. Tammen & Co. was based in Denver . 172pp., bound in half brown suede over paper covered boards lettering gilt,… Read more
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Venus and Adonis

by [William Shakespeare] Doebler, John (editor) and Introduction

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Published
1984
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Limited Edition
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$450.00

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Tempe, AZ: Pyracantha Press, 1984. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited Edition. One of 30 numbered proof copies, signed by book designer, editor, and press director. The present copy is number 7. [8], 8, [60]pp. Based on Shakespeare's First Quarto, 1593, in the Bodleian Library. Hand made paper, illustrated with stone lithographs. Bound in three quarter black calf over maroon… Read more
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New Heaven, New Earth: Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra

by Blits, Jan H.

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2009
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Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.: Lexington Books, 2009. Octavo. 229p. index. The author has written on other Shakespeare's Plays to critical acclaim but here the scene-by-scene, line-by-line philosophical study allows both serious director and actor as well as the serious reader to grasp items that have often been missed. Bound in pictorial glossy papr covered boards. A handsoe copy, near… Read more
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The Origin and Development of Shakespeare's Hamlet

by Bay, J. Christian

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Published
1931
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Very Good
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Metuchen, N. J.: American Book Collector, 1931. Original Paper Wrps. Very Good/No Dust Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Limited to an edition of only seventy-one copies, the author was not only famous for his works on book collecting but also translated Danish folklore into English. Here his famous essay traces… Read more
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Lighting the Shakespearean Stage, 1567=1642

by Graves, R.B.

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First Edition
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Carbondale, IL; (1999): Southern Illinois University. First Edition. Octavo. 275p. index, notes The author examines the early lighting of English drama from both historical and aesthetic perspectives. He traces the contrasting traditions of sunlit amphitheaters and candlelit hall playhouses. A fine copy bound in blue cloth, spine lettering gilt, in near fine pictorial dust jacket with… Read more
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A Concise Companion to Shakespeare and the Text

by Murphy, Andrew (ed)

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Published
2007
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First Edition
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(Malden, MA: 2007): Blackwell Publishing, 2007. First Edition. Octavo. 263 p., bibliography and index. Articles include: Helen Smith, "The Publishing Trade in Shakespeare's Time", Thomas Berger, "Shakespeare Writ Small; Early Single Editions", Anthony James West, "The life of the First Folio in the Seventeenth Century" up until the present ways databases assist the Shakespeare scholar.… Read more
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Shakespear's Sexual Comedy: A Mirror for Lovers

by Richmond, Hugh M.

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First Edition
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Indianapolis: (1971): Bobbs Merrill Co. First Edition. Octavo. First printing. 210pp. Uses The Taming of a Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, and The Merchant of Venice, and others. Text and quoted lines. References. Bound in black cloth, spine lettering gilt in unclipped dust jacket lettered and decorated in black purple and green. edges rubbed, bottom edge o… Read more
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The Elizabethan Hamlet

by McGee, Arthur

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Published
1987
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First Edition
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. First Edition. Octavo. 211p index, a study of the play as his audiences would have viewed it in a much bleaker, stronger and deeper religious play than usually presented on the London stage. Bound in black cloth, spine lettering gilt, near fine in very good red pictorial dust jacket with… Read more
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Elizabethan & Renaissance Studies 71:2

by Hogg, James (editor)

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Published
1981
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First Edition
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$37.50

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Salzburg, Austria: Institut For Anglistik Und Amerikanistik, Universitat Salzburg, 1981. First Edition. Octavo. English and German text. 117pp. Articles on early Greek scholars in England, as well as Macbeth, Henry IV, and KIng Lear. Library Bar-Code sticker on rear endpaper. Bound in red paper wraps with black lettering, small sticker to verso of last… Read more
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The Second Best Bed: Shakespear's Will in a New Light

by Rogers, Joyce

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Published
1993
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First Printing
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Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1993. First Printing. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 8vo., 137pp. Text. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Bound in maroon cloth boards.
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Play, Death, and Heroism in Shakespeare

by Farrell, Kirby

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Chapel Hill, NC;( 1989): University of North Carolina Press. First Edition. Octavo. First printing. 235pp. An important thesis on play-death in Shakespeare's characters, and the achievement of perceived autonomy in family and society in Renaissance England. Illustrated with classic painting. Text. Chapter notes. Index. Bound in red cloth, spine lettered and ruled in… Read more
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Shakespeare and the Icon of Time

by Iwasaki, Soji, Foreword By M. C. Bradbrook

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Published
1992
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First Edition
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Tokyo: Liber Press, 1992. First Edition. Octavo. First edition translated into English. Slip laid in "compliments of the author" and signed by him. 330pp. text with foot notes, illustrated with historical illustrations. A turning point in Shakespearian theory: Scholar, Iwasaki uses King Lear, Richard III, and Macbeth to examine Shakespeares' use of time. Bound in maroon cloth,… Read more
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