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THE PLAYERS' SHAKESPEARE . . . NEWLY PRINTED FROM THE FIRST FOLIO OF 1623
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THE PLAYERS' SHAKESPEARE . . . NEWLY PRINTED FROM THE FIRST FOLIO OF 1623

by (SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS). SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM

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Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, [1923-27]. No. 11 OF 106 SIGNED SETS printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott paper, this being one of 100 copies for sale, from an overall edition limited to 606 copies, each volume signed by the editor Harley Granville-Barker, the art editor Albert Rutherston, and the volume's illustrator. 328 x 242 mm. (13 x 9 1/2"). Seven volumes.. Publisher's deluxe chocolate brown morocco by Riviere & Son (three volumes) or olive brown morocco by Zaehnsdorf (four volumes), sides tooled in gilt with a Grolieresque-style border containing dolphins, fleurs-de-lys, acanthus leaves, and flame tool, raised bands, spine panels with small gilt "X" tool, gilt titling, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. With a total of 42 color collotype plates and 99 woodcuts in the text by Albert Rutherston, Norman Wilkinson, Charles Ricketts, Thomas Lowinsky, Paul Nash, and Ernst Stern. Front pastedown with bookplate of John Herbert Bankes and Mary Priscilla Smith. Ransom, p. 12. Spines sunned… Read More
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The Works of Shakespeare The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of...
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The Works of Shakespeare The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern Readings

by W Shakespeare; Herbert Farjeon

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London: Nonesuch Press, 1929-1933. First edition. Leather. Near Fine. 9.5" by 6.5". None. A fantastic, bright set of this Nonesuch limited edition of William Shakespeare's works. The first edition of this Nonesuch set.A super set with much more even colour than usually seen. With the text based on the first folio, with quarto variants and a selection of modern readings. It follows the text of the First Folio faithfully, in its misprints and intermittent use of a comma for a full stop at the close of an uninterrupted speech. The editors note describes in detail the intention and treatment regarding substantive errors between the early editions. Numbered 60 of 1600 copies of this work, which have been designed by Francis Meynell and printed by Walter Lewis, printer to the University at the Cabmbridge University Press. The Nonesuch Press specialised in limited edition and private press. They were founded by Francis Meynell, his second wife Vera Mendel and their friend David Garnett. Their aspiration… Read More
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare. Revised by George Steevens (First Boydell edition in 9 folio...

The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare. Revised by George Steevens (First Boydell edition in 9 folio volumes).

by Shakespeare (William) and George Steevens(editor) and Reynolds, Northcote, Porter, Bunbury, Opie, Westall, Smirke, Stothard, Hamilton (artists).

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London: Printed W. Bulmer & Co.,for John & Josiah Boydell, George and W. Nicol, 1802.. Folio. 13 x 17.5 inches page size. Contemporary half calf, and marbled boards, gilt spines; later brown endpapers, expertly refurbished. Royal folio, 9 vol., half titles, c. 90 only of 97 engravings after Reynolds, Northcote, Porter, Bunbury, Opie, Westall, Smirke, Stothard, Hamilton, and other eminent British artists, tissue guards, leaves uncut, heavy foxing, especially the margins of the plates and the tissue guards, and intermittent dampstaining, mainly at gutter of leaves. Printed from the types of W. Martin at the Shakespeare Printing Office. Lowndes, Vol. 4, p. 2263 right column Very heavy volumes about 150 pounds
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A Midsommer Nights Dreame.
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A Midsommer Nights Dreame.: Newly Printed from the First Folio of 1623.

by NASH, Paul (illus.); SHAKESPEARE, William.

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London: Ernest Benn, 1924. Limited copy, signed by the art editor, the artist and the introduction writer The Players' Shakespeare, limited to 106 copies, signed by the art editor Albert Rotherston, the illustrator Paul Nash, and the introduction writer Harley Granville-Barker. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full blue morocco, spine lettered in gilt, rules to boards gilt, motif to front board gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. With 5 colour drawings and 9 black and white drawings. Some surface wear to boards. An excellent copy.
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The Works of Shakespeare The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of...
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The Works of Shakespeare The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings: edited by Herbert Farjeon.

by Shakespeare, William

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The Nonesuch Press & Random House Inc. [London] & New York, 1929-33. 8vo. 7 volumes, set. #1188 or 1050 copies. Full tan niger morocco ruled and lettered in gilt. Raised bands on spines. Top edges gilt on the rough, others untrimmed. Just a tiny amount of rubbing to the spines of a few of the volumes. A fine set. England's greatest poet in a superb 20th Century private press edition, both scholarly and attractive for the general reader. The finest library edition of Shakespeare in near pristine state.
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THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE. The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of...
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THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE. The text of the First Folio with Quarto variants and a selection of modern readings.

by SHAKESPEARE, William; FARJEON, Herbert (edits):

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London: The Nonesuch Press; New York: Random House. 1929-1933. Limited edition. Limited edition. Seven volumes. Original full tan niger morocco by A. W. Bain, upper and lower boards and spine ends double ruled in gilt with tiny corner pieces. Five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Single gilt ruled turn ins. Top edge gilt over red. Designed by Francis Meynell, set in Monotype Fournier and printed by the Cambridge University Press on Pannekoek mould-made paper. No. 1385. An excellent set, the bindings square and firm with some natural patina to the morocco and darkening of the spines. The contents, with the small green morocco bookplate of B.V.R. Overbury to the top of the front pastedown of each volume and minor toning to the page edges of the prelims, are otherwise clean and bright throughout. Limited to 1600 copies of which 1050 were for the UK market and 550 for the US. This set numbered 171 to the limitation page of volume I. Further details and images for any of the items listed… Read More
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The Works of Shakespeare, The Text of the First Folio with Quarto Variants and a Selection of...
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The Works of Shakespeare, The Text of the First Folio with Quarto Variants and a Selection of Modern Readings [ 7 Volume Set ]

by Shakespeare, William

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Nonesuch Press, 1929. Hardbacks, 7 volume set, full morocco, gilt titles. Each volume 24 x 16.5cm. 1929-1933. No. 850 of a total of 1600 sets, 1050 for sale in the UK and 550 for the USA. Edited by Herbert Farjeon. Designed by Francis Meynell. Set in Monotype Fournier. Some variation in the colour of the bindings between volumes. A few small scuffs and marks but only slight wear. Contents clean and unmarked. An attractive set. . Hard Cover. Very Good.
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[The Works].  The National Shakespeare. A facsimile of the text of the first folio of 1623.

[The Works]. The National Shakespeare. A facsimile of the text of the first folio of 1623.

by SHAKESPEARE, William.

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London: William Mackenzie. 1888.. 3 Vols. Folio. (41 x 26 cm). Original publishers green simulated morocco richly decorated in black and gilt, t.e.g. others uncut. Trivial foxing to endleaves, edges slightly browned, overall a truly superbly preserved set. Illustrated by Sir J. Noel Paton R.S.A.
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The Tragedie of Cymbeline.
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The Tragedie of Cymbeline.: Printed from the First Folio of 1623.

by SHAKESPEARE, William.

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Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1923. Deluxe signed edition Signed limited edition, number 26 of 106 copies signed by the illustrator Albert Rutherston and the writer of the introduction Harley Granville-Barker. A further 500 unsigned trade copies were also issued. The text is taken from the First Folio of Shakespeare, with some orthographic modernization. A very attractive production. Quarto. Original vellum by Zaehnsdorf, spine lettered in gilt, covers richly panelled and decorated in gilt and blind, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the original card folding case. With 5 colour plates by Albert Rutherston and line blocks by Emery Walker; printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott handmade paper. Light wear to case. A fine copy.
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The national Shakespeare : a facsimile of the text of the first folio of 1623. Illustrated by Sir...

The national Shakespeare : a facsimile of the text of the first folio of 1623. Illustrated by Sir J. Noel Paton, R.S.A.: in three volumes

by Shakespeare, William (1564-1616). Paton, Sir Joseph Noel (1821-1901). [illus]

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London : William Mackenzie, 69 Ludgate Hill. Edinburgh and Dublin, 1888. Facsimile Edition. Hardcover. Near fine set in the original title-blocked pictorial cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Minor Library marks remain. Physical description; 3 vols., [20] plates ; fol. Notes; The first volume (Comedies) has an initial advertisement note stating that the work will appear in two issues: an edition de luxe bound in cloth with gilt tops and rough edges, price three pounds ten shillings per volume; a special edition, with India proof impressions of the engravings, bound in morocco, price five guineas per volume. Title pages in red and black. Subjects; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) Bibliography Folios. 1623 Facsimiles. Early printed books 17th century Facsimiles.
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Bell's Edition of Shakspere. Printed Complete from the Text of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens, and revised from the last Editions. 1785-88. 10 vols (set containing all 36 plays from the First Folio)

by SHAKESPEARE, William ~(William Shakspere)

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London: John Bell, 1788. ~DATE RANGE: 1785-1788 ~Original full brown polished calf, gilt ruling, gilt number, and red gilt label per spine. Gilt decor to board edges. Corners slightly worn and slightly pushed in. 12mos (9 x 14cm). Hinges sound in all vols, endpapers uncracked at gutters. A very few instances of foxing and some age-toning throughout. Old pencil price to blank front endpage of vol. 1. Small loss to fore-edge of p. 109, Measure for Measure (vol. 2), with some loss to text. Tear to bottom corner of p. 69, All's Well that Ends Well (Vol. 4), with minor loss to text (a few words). Slight creasing to top corners of Timon of Athens, pp. 77-100 (vol. 9). Decorative tailpieces throughout. A complete set of every Shakespeare play ever published by Bell (the 36 plays from the First Folio). With 36 plates (one per play) illustrating characters as played by famous actors of the day, including Sarah Siddons and her brother John Philip Kemble. Each play has brief introductory… Read More
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The Taming of the Shrew.
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The Taming of the Shrew.: The Text of the First Folio, Edited and Amended where Obscure by Herbert Farjeon.

by SHAKESPEARE, William.

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New York, Limited Editions Club, 1940. Limited issue, one of 1,950 copies. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full red morocco, spine lettered in gilt, 2 raised bands, gilt rules to boards, gilt coat of arms to front board, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated with drawings by W. A. Dwiggins. A fine copy.
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The National Shakespeare, A Fac-simile of the Text of the First Folio of 1623, in Three Volumes:...
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The National Shakespeare, A Fac-simile of the Text of the First Folio of 1623, in Three Volumes: Comedies; Histories; Tragedies [Facsimile]

by Shakespeare, William

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London: William Mackenzie, 1888. Facsimile. Large Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Paton, J. Noel. Hinges weakening, rear board and end matter of Histories volume stained, rear flyleaf of Histories volume removed, some loss from corners, front and end matter foxed. Overall a good set, but Histories is fair. A good candidate for restoration. 1888 Large Hardcover. Complete in three volumes. Folio. A facsimile of the 1623 first folio edition of Shakespeare's complete plays, in three volumes, with illustrations by Sir J. Noel Paton, R.S.A. Green cloth, gilt titles, black and gold decorations with inset red, black, and gold emblem on front board of each volume.
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The Norton Facsimile, The First Folio of Shakespeare
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The Norton Facsimile, The First Folio of Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William and Charles Hinman (preparer)

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company 1996 Second Edition, The Folio Society Edition of l000 numbered copies of which this #565 xxxvii/928pp., 14 x 9 1/2 (folio), half black morocco (Wassa goatskin back strip & corners") on marbled paper covered boards, top edge gilt with dark green endpapers in slip case with black cloth covered ends and green paper sides and titled in gold 'Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies Pulifhed according to the True Originall Copies."' CONDITION: FINE, just a trace of scuffing on the leather corners o/w an excellent copy, fine condition in fine slipcase NOTES - Based on folios in the Folger Shakespeare Library Collection, The Norton Facsimile prepared by Charlton Hinman and with a new introduction by Peter W. M. Blayney. The facsimile is an "ideal copy" in which each page represents the best page selected from one of the 29 most satisfactory copies of the 80 or so first folios in the Folger Shakespeare Library.… Read More
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The National Shakespeare A Fac-simile of the Text of the First Folio of 1623

by Shakespeare, William:

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William Mackenzie, London, n.d. (c.1870). 3 volumes complete. Pagination irregular as it includes 'all those pecularities of paging, spelling, and punctuation' of the original 'First Folio'. Illustrated with 20 photographic engravings from drawings by Sir J. Noel Paton, 2 portraits of Shakespeare, 1 photo illus of Holy Trinity Church, Stratford on Avon and another of Shakespeare's tomb in 'Stratford Church'. The engravings are India-proof impressions. Bound in the publisher's full dark green morocco with raised bands and gilt titles and decorations on the spines. The covers are decorated in gilt and have deeply inset oval central panels with gilt titles and heraldic emblems. Covers are scuffed (mainly to extremities), with some loss of surface leather (causing small scarring to the gilt date of a decorative device on one volume), but still look very impressive. Hinges of one volume (Histories) split 16cms to upper rear, 12 cms to upper front and 10 cms to lower front. Contents little… Read More
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The first folio of Shakespeare

The first folio of Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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New York : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. , 1968. Facsimile Edition. Hardcover. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over cloth boards. Gilt blocked title to spine with raised bands. Particularly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong, with minor wear to spine pans and panel edges. Particularly well-preserved and housed in the original cloth-covered slipcase. Further scans, images and additional bibliographical material available on request. Physical description: xxvii, 928 pages : portrait ; 37 cm. Subjects: Shakespeare, William 1564-1616. Drama 17th century England. Drama 16th century England. Genre: Drama. Language: English.
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The National Shakespeare : A Facsimile of the Text of the First Folio of  1623. [Comedies Volume]
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The National Shakespeare : A Facsimile of the Text of the First Folio of 1623. [Comedies Volume]

by Shakespeare, William and illustrated by J. Noel Paton

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London: William Mackenzie N.d. [c. 1880]. FolioFacsimile. (xiv), 303 pp. Bound in recent full vellum with lettering & decorative design in black & green to front board & spine. Gilt-ruled lines to spine. Yapp edges. Hand-marbled paper endpapers. Facsimile of the first folio. Comedies volume only. Frontis and additional full-page illustrations by J. Noel Paton. A very handsome volume in natural full vellum. In Fine condition. . Fine. Full Vellum. 1880.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: the Text of the First Folio, with Quarto Insertions, Edited and Amended Where Obscure by Herbert Farjeon; Illustrated with Water-Colors by Arthur Rackham

by Shakespeare, William

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Limited Editions Club. Near Fine. 1939. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Large format hardcover, no slipcase but does include the publisher's 4-page insert about the book, #1449 in a Limited Edition of 1950 copies, decorative covers and title page, top edge gilt, features six fantastic illustrations by Arthur Rackham, several pages are unopened, mild brown spotting to the beige spine is the only remarkable flaw to this clean, attractive copy .
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A Midsummer Night's Dream. The text of the First Folio, with Quarto insertions. Edited and amended where obscure by Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated from water-colors by Arthur Rackham

by SHAKESPEARE, William

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(New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1939).. No. 295 of 1,950 copies, 4to, (vi), 74, (2) pp. 6 plates, prospectus loosely inserted. Original cloth backed patterned boards, t.e.g., spine browned, very good.
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The Tragedie of King Lear Newly Printed from the First Folio of 1623

by Shakespeare, William

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London: Ernest Benn Limited. Good in Poor dust jacket. 1927. Limited Edition. Hardcover. First edition thus, limited edition of 450, this is no. 113. Presentation copy from the illustrator, inscribed in pencil on the blank preceding the half-title page: Athene & Bean with love from Paul & Margaret - Semptember [sic] 1928". With the ownership inscription of the presentees on the front free endpaper. Loosely inserted are the remains of the dustwrapper. Following the text there are 5 pages of b & w illustrations by Paul Nash, 3 full-page, which in turn are followed by 5 color plates by him with loose, unprinted tissue guards. Cloth-backed boards. 91 page preface by Harley Granville-Barker. Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press under the direction of B.H. Newdigate. Front hinge cracked, spine worn, otherwise good. ; The Players' Shakespeare ; Large Quarto; 110 pages .
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