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The Complete Works (Arden Shakespeare)
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The Complete Works (Arden Shakespeare)

By Shakespeare, William; Edited By Richard Proudfoot, Ann Thompson, David Scott Kastan

UK: Arden Shakespeare, 1998. (UK) 1st printing. No markings, 3/16" nick to head of spine, Very Good; no dust jacket as published. Boards, 1344pp, a few B&W illus. All the plays including The Two Noble Kinsmen, the Poems and the Sonnets with a general introduction, brief contextural intros to each play, a glossary of about 4000 entries. A very heavy book. (7.7 JM FO 56/2. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$35.99

Theater and World: The Problematics of Shakespeare's History

By Hart, Jonathan

Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1992. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Cloth, xi, 404pp, index, no illus. This book looks at Shakespeare's second tetralogy---Richard II, Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V. (2.1 JM FO 15/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$17.99

Julius Caesar  (The Sourcebooks Shakespeare) Plus 30 Classic Scenes on Audio CD
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Julius Caesar (The Sourcebooks Shakespeare) Plus 30 Classic Scenes on Audio CD

By Shakespeare, William; Douglas A. Brooks, Editor

USA: Sourcebooks MediaFusion, 2006. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine and includes the audio CD unopened in pouch to back cover. Wraps, 329pp, B&W illus. Photos from notable productions, 30 great scenes from memorable performances narrated by Sir Derek Jacobi. (1.7 JM FO 5/6. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$17.99

King Lear (The Sourcebooks Shakespeare) Plus 21 Classic Scenes on Audio CD
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King Lear (The Sourcebooks Shakespeare) Plus 21 Classic Scenes on Audio CD

By Shakespeare, William; Douglas A. Brooks, Editor

USA: Sourcebooks MediaFusion, 2007. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine and includes the audio CD unopened in pouch to back cover. Wraps, 396pp, B&W illus. Photos from notable productions, set designs, 21 great scenes from memorable performances narrated by Sir Derek Jacobi. (1.9 JM FO 5/6. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$29.99

THE STRATFORD FESTIVAL 1953-1957 a Record in Pictures and Text of the Shakespearean Festival in Canada

By No Stated Author

Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1958. (CAD) First Edition Owner's inscription, no other markings, slight fading to cover cloth at edges where unprotected by the dust jacket, Very Good use copy; in Fair Dustjacket with edge faults and chips. Light grey cloth with silver titles, xxx, 72pp. Many B&W photos of play productions featuring such luminaries as Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Frances Hyland, Christopher Plummer, Gratien Gelinas, William Shatner, James Mason, Donald Herron, and others. Introduced by Herbert Whittaker; foreword by Rt. Hin. Vincent Massey. (1.5 JM FO 6/7. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.99

Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying the Works of Shakespeare
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Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying the Works of Shakespeare

By Asimov, Isaac

NY: Avenel Books, 1978. (USA) 1st printing of this Avenel edition. Remnant of ownerhship label to the end paper, and small name stamp to top edge of pages, no other markings, page edges toned, about Very Good in price-clipped Very Good dustjacket in which the flaps have been taped to the covers, leaving fint residue to the end paper. Boards, x, 843pp, index, 40 maps and 16 charts. This is the two i one volume comprising the Greek, Roman and Italian plays (previusly published as Volume one) and the English Plays (previously published as Volume two). A heavy book. (4.0 JM FO 43/1. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Palacios, Rafael. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$33.99

Stratford: The first thirty Years (Two Volume Set in slipcase)

By Pettigrew, John ; Portman, Jamie

Toronto: MacMillan of Canada, 1985. (CAD) 1st edition. Two volume set in slipcase; no markings, Fine hardcovers without dust jackets as published, in about Very Good slipcase with rubbing to corner tips of slipcase. Volume I: 1953-1967, illus. end papers, xix, 198pp, B&W photos of the productions. Foreward by Robertson Davies; Preface by Jamie Portman. Volume II: 1968-1982, illus. endpapers, 314pp, index, B&W photos. A heavy set. (3.9 JM FO 7/5. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$49.95

The Illustrated Tudor Edition of William Shakespeare, the Complete Works

By Shakespeare, William; Edited By Peter Alexander

London and Glasglow: Collins, 1953. (UK) 2nd printing. No markings, Very Good in Good slipcase with edges rubbed with faint spots to panels. Black pebbly leather, top edge gilt, ribbon marker, patterned end papers, xxxii, 1376pp. glossary, 16 colour illustrated plates. Includeas all the plays, Venus and Adonis; The Rape of Lucrece; Sonnets; A Lover's Complaint; The Passionate Pilgrim; The Phoenix and the Turtle. (2.0 JM FO 10/6. Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by FRASER, Eric. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$28.99

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare with Complete Notes of the Temple Shakespeare By Israel Gollancz

By Clark, William George; Wright, William Aldis, Editors

NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1945. (USA) No date, a guess at 1940s. Owner's name to inside bak cover, wear to spine extremities and cover corner tips, Good sued copy; no dust jacket. Red cloth, all edges red, x, 1420pp. No illus. The editors' preface is dated 1911. Includes the sonnets and poems, The Passionate Pilgrim, A Lover's Complaint, The Rape of Lucrece, Venus and Adonis, index of characters, index of first lines. (2.0 JM FO 5/4. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.89

Hidden In Plain Sight: The True History Revealed in Shake-speare's Sonnets

By Rush, Peter

Leeburg VA: Real Deal Publications, 2015. (USA) Stated first printing. No mrkings, tiny crease to lower corner of front cover, tiny spot to inside front cover, otherwsie Very Good. Wraps, xvi, 361pp, a few small B&W illus. This book is an analysis of Shakespeare's Sonnets and posits a theory that Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford was the true author. (2.0 JM HOJ 303/0. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$65.00

SHAKESPEARE

By BURGESS, Anthony

NY: Alfred A Knopf, 1970. (USA) Stated first American edition. No markings, hint of spine slant, Very Good in Very Good dust jacket in mylar sleeve. Brown cloth, 272pp, index. 48 colour plates and 97 B&W illus. This is a richly illustrated life of Shakespeare by Burgess who demonstrates his extensive knowledge of Elizabethan and Jacobean England. A heavy book. (2.7 JM FO 1/1. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$16.95

The Songs and Sonnets of William Shakespeare

By Shakespeare, William

London: Lamboll House, 1987. (UK) First thus: this book is reprinted from the original 1915 edition. No markings, just a touch of rubbing to cover corner tips, about Very Good in Good dust jacket with some shallow scuff marks to back panel. Blue cloth, xvi, 240pp, index. 12 colour reprouctions of Robinson's watrercolour illustration with B&W illus in text. The first part of this book presents the verses and songs found in Shakespeare's plays' the second part presents the 155 sonnets. A heavy book. (2.9 JM FO 49/2. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illus. by ROBINSON, Charles. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$22.99

Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human
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Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

By Bloom, Harold

NY: Riverhead Boooks, 1998. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in unclipped Fine dust jacket. Boards, xx, 745pp. Bloom argues that Shakespeare ceated human nature as we know it today. A heavy book. (3.1 JM FO 21/6. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$23.23

Eating Shakespeare : Recipes and More from the Bard's Kitchen
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Eating Shakespeare : Recipes and More from the Bard's Kitchen

By Zyvatkauskas, Sonia and Zyvatkauskas, Be

Toronto: Prentice-Hall Canada Inc., 2002. (CAD) 1st printing. No markings, Fine, Wraps , 225pp, index. Line drawings. Thsi cookbook is inscpried by the bard's writings with recipes taken from Elizabethan times, some insights into manners and customs of eating in that time. Friday Pie, Norfolk Fool, Claret Jelly, a Tart to provoke Courage. (1.8 JM FO 39/3. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.90

COMEDIES

By Shakespeare, William; Edited By Peter Alexander

London and Glasglow: Collins, 1963. (UK) Owner's name struck out with back marker to end paper, date to verso of end paper, no other markings, label to verso of end paper indicating that the book was purchased a Anne Hathaway's Cottage , Stratford-upon-Avon, Very Good in Very Good clear acetate dust jacket. Blue flexible leather, patterned end papers, 768pp. A nicely-produced compact volume of Shakespeare's Comedies. (1.5 JM FO 32/b4. Leather. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.99

Prospero's Books: A Film of the Shakespeare's The Tempest

By Greenaway, Peter

London: Chatto & Windus, 1991. (UK) No markings, Very Good. Wraps, 168pp. Colour and B&W illus. This book brings together Greenaways' script, details of the set design, stills from the movie and Greenaway's own drawings. There is a 8 x 10.5" card printed both sides entitled An Introduction to Prospero's Books laid into the book. This card has been folded in half. (1.8 JM FO 31/2. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$19.95

The Annotated Shakespeare Volume I: The Comedies with Over 1400 Illustrations

By Shakespeare, William; Edited By A.L. Rowse

NY: Clarkson N Potter Inc., 1978. (USA) There is a price in pencil to the corner of the end paper, no other markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with a bit of rubbing to foot of spine. Cloth, patterned end papers, 752pp, index. This is the text of Shakespeare's comedic plays presented with full introductions and annotations. B&W illus, almost on every page The text used in this edition is that of the Globe edition (edited by William George Clark and William Aldis Wright), Macmillan, 1900. A very heavy book. (7.0 JM FO 7/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$33.49

The Annotated Shakespeare Volume III: The Tragedies and Romances with Over 1400 Illustrations

By Shakespeare, William; Edited By A.L. Rowse

NY: Clarkson N Potter Inc., 1978. (USA) There is a price in pencil to the corner of the end paper, no other markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with a bit of rubbing to foot of spine. Cloth, patterned end papers, 912pp, index. This is the text of Shakespeare's tragic plays presented with full introductions and annotations. B&W illus, almost on every page. The text used in this edition is that of the Globe edition (edited by William George Clark and William Aldis Wright), Macmillan, 1900. A very heavy book. (7.9 JM FO 63/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$29.99

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, with an Introduction By St. John Ervine; Also "Shakespeare and bacon" By the Late Sir Henry Irving and a Biographical Introduction; Illusrated with 61 Photo-Engravings of Eminent Shakespearean Artists

By SHAKESPEARE, William

London & Glasgow: Collins Clear-Type Press, 1928. (UK) Owner's inscripion dated 1928, no other markings, Very Good; no dust jacket. Faux pebbly green leather with gold crest and signature of Shakespeare, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, lix, 1312pp. No date given (1920s) Top edge Gilt. Frontis portrait of Shakespeare and illustrated title page. 61 plates in photogravure of actors in Shakespearean roles, which are fascinating. The text is in double columns per page on thin but opaque paper. Includes the Sonnets and the Rape of :Lucrece, Venus and Adonis, A Lover's Complaint, The Passionate Pilgrim, The Phoenix and the Turtle. Glossary A nice copy: (2.4 JM FO 21/5. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$18.44

HAMLET, Edition Bilingue (Preparee Par Francois Heurtematte )

By SHAKESPEARE, William; Translated By Jean Malaplate

Paris: Jose Corti, 1991. (FR) No markings, three creases to front cover, otherwise about Very Good. Wraps, xxviii, 351pp. This is a bilingual edition with the English on the recto pages and the French translation on the facing rectos. (1.9 JM FO 9/1. 1st. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$16.49

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