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THE PLAYERS' SHAKESPEARE Comprising: The Tragedie of Cymbeline; Loves Labour’s Lost; The Merchant Of Venice; The Tragedie of Macbeth; A Midsommer Nights Dreame; The Tragedie of Julius Caesar; The Tragedie of King Lear. Newly Printed From the First Folio of 1623.

Shakespeare, William; illustrated by Albert Rutherston, Norman Wilkinson, Thomas Lowinsky, Charles Ricketts, Paul Nash, Ernst Stern; introduction by Harley Granville-Barker:

  • Edition: First edition thus
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London: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press for Ernest Benn Limited. 1923 - 1927. First edition thus. First edition thus. Each copy number 1 of the Deluxe edition. Signed by the illustrators, art director and author of the introduction. Complete in seven volumes. Each volume in full green oasis morocco by either Riviere or Zaehnsdorf, with five raised bands, elaborate gilt decorated panles to the upper and lower boards within blindstamped rules. Top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. Printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper. Line blocks by Emery Walker. Large 4to. The Tragedie of Cymbeline, with five colour illustrations by Albert Rutherston; Loves Labour’s Lost with five colour illustrations by Norman Wilkinson; The Merchant Of Venice with five colour illustrations by Thomas Lowinsky; The Tragedie of Macbeth with twelve colour illustrations by Charles Ricketts; A Midsommer Nights Dreame with five pages of drawings [9] in black and white and five colour illustrations by Paul Nash; The Traged ... Read more

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  • Edition: First UK Edition Thus
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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The First UK printing of this Deluxe illustrated edition published by Ernest Benn Limited and the Shakespeare Head Press in 1927. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. This is number 7 of only 100 signed copies for sale (there was also a trade edition of 450 copies on rag paper). It is printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper and hard-bound in brown oasis morocco. Light fading to the spine colouring but the gilt titling and inlays remain very bright. Five raised bands to the spine. Ornate gilt inlays to the covers. Rough cut pages with top edge gilt. Light toning to a few of the prelim page edges. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Housed in the original plain card slipcase which remains in Very Good ++ condition. 'The introductions are by Harley Granville-Barker. The volumes have been printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, under the direction of B.H. Newdigate, and the coloured illustrations have been carried out in facsimile collotype. The line blocks are by Messrs Emery Walker. The edition is under ... Read more

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  • Book condition: Some staining and discolouration of the leather, a good sound set.
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London: Nonesuch Press, 1929. Some staining and discolouration of the leather, a good sound set.. Seven volumes, octavo, top-edges gilded 'on the rough' and others uncut; publisher's full tan niger morocco by A. W. Bain, with raised bands and gilt spine lettering. A splendid set: a benchmark for modern editions of Shakespeare and the 'chef d'oeuvre' for the famous Nonesuch Press. Edited by Herbert Farjeon, this set offers a fine combination of scholarly collation of the quarto variants against the first folio, with a beautiful physical design of both typography and binding. The overall design was by Francis Meynell; the text was printed at the Cambridge University Press, in Monotype Fournier with freshly-cut initials specifically made for this edition, and the bindings were prepared by A.W. Bain in London. The set was limited to 1600 copies."You have created a most marvellous pleasure", T. E. Lawrence wrote to his friend David Garnett. "I have handled it ever so many t ... Read more

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  • Edition: Limited
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Nonesuch Library, 1929. #284 of 550 copies printed 1929-33 for US sale. a lovely 7-volume set, with raised bands, gilt lettering and decorations, deckled edges. slight color variations on covers and spine, lightly darkened spines -- but these are just the faintest of flaws. There is a scratch in the leather along the spine of volume 1.. Limited. leather_bound. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Clarendon Press. Collectible - Very Good. Condition: Very Good +; "*TRAGEDIES BEING A REPRODUCTION IN FACSIMILE OF THE FIRST FOLIO EDITION 1623. INTRO BY SIDNEY LEE. 1902, Folio, 908 p gs. Limited edition 99/1000, signed by Sidney Lee. This is the Facsimile of the First Folio volume only, missing supplement. 1/2 bound red leather, marbled boards, raised bands and fully legible gilt title on spine. Deckle edges lightly darkened from age otherwise clean throughout. Boards lightly rubbed with some dust soil. Leather at top 1" of front hinge starting to crack, binding unaffected. Bottom cover edges show rubbing. A handsome & impressive volume." Hardcover

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Shakespeare's First Texts: Folio Scripts

William Shakespeare, Neil Freeman

Applause Books, 2000-04-01. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2000-04-01. Paperback. Used:Good.

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The First Folio of Shakespeare 1623

William Shakespeare, Doug Moston

Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 1995-01-01. illustrated edition. Paperback. Used:Good.

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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 foxed. A n ... Read more

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Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2000-02-01. Paperback. Used:Good.

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The Norton Facsimile, The First Folio of Shakespeare

Shakespeare, William and Charles Hinman (preparer)

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. This secon ... Read more

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  • Edition: Number 778 of 1000 copies. Signed by Sidney Lee
  • Book condition: Brown morocco, morocco label. Joints slightlyrubbed, some soiling and creasing of text, without the census volume
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Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1902. Number 778 of 1000 copies. Signed by Sidney Lee. List of Subscribers to this edition. XXV pp. Prefase. 1 vols. Folio. Brown morocco, morocco label. Joints slightlyrubbed, some soiling and creasing of text, without the census volume. Number 778 of 1000 copies. Signed by Sidney Lee. List of Subscribers to this edition. XXV pp. Prefase. 1 vols. Folio.

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  • Edition: Facsimile limited to 1000 signed and numbered copies
  • Book condition: Facsimile: Copy no 777, signed by Sidney Lee, leather a trifle rubbed, minor wear to spine-labels, one of the four ties broken,
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Clarendon Press, Oxford, first edition thus, 1902. Facsimile limited to 1000 signed and numbered copies. 2 vols, Facsimile: full reversed calf, calf ties, leather spine-label, folio, Census: Printed wrappers, stitched as issued, folio, 37 cm,. facsimile: xxxv, 908 pp; census: 45 pp,. An attractively-produced volume - here in the appealing reversed-calf binding - containing a high-quality collotype facsimile of the Chatsworth First Folio, together with Lee's separately-issued pioneering census of copies. From the introduction to the Census: "In each entry I give, wherever I can, firstly the size of the copy, secondly its history, and thirdly an account of its condition." Contents: The Census - Class I. Perfect Copies; Class II. Imperfect Copies; Class III. Defective Copies; Class IV. Copies otherwise unclassed owing to lack of full description; Index. Facsimile: Copy no 777, signed by Sidney Lee, leather a trifle rubbed, minor wear to spine-labels, one of the four ties broken, endpapers brown ... Read more

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Hardback. Very Good.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Oxford: Oxford University Press/Clarendon Press, 1905. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. No date, but c. 1900. Volume I only. An edition of 1000 hand-numbered copies, signed by Sidney Lee. These five facsimiles were issued as a Supplement to the Oxford facsimile First Folio edited by Lee. Original white quarter-cloth over plain paper boards, top edge trimmed, others uncut. Some wear and bumping to extremities; paper edges of covers chipped and worn. Spine and edges, endpapers toned. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. Very neat -- a sound copy. One errata slip tipped in; additional spine label laid in. .

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  • Book condition: Fine
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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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(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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  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Fair with no dust jacket
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Oxford: Clarendon Press. Fair with no dust jacket. 1902. First Thus. Hardcover. Front board detached.; Number 813 of an edition of 1000 copies. Signed by Sidney Lee on the limitation page. xxxv, [1], 908 pages. Quarter cloth and papered boards. Page dimensions: 370 x 230mm,Remnants only of the paper spine labels. Boards rubbed. Edges of boards worn. Loss of paper from lower corner and lower margin of rear board. Spine cloth lifting from board at rear joint. The lower page edges of the leaves are water-damaged throughout, but the damage does not extend into the printed area. The "Census of Extant Copies" is included loosely. The Census is 45, [2] pages, stitched but unbound. ; Folio .

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1996-04-09. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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