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The Truth Will Out

The Truth Will Out

by Brenda Rubinstein, William James

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Shakespeare's Songbook

Shakespeare's Songbook

by Ross W Duffin

Shakespeare a To Z

Shakespeare a To Z

by Charles Boyce

Shakespeare On the Stage

Shakespeare On the Stage

by William Winter

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The Oxford Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare; Editor-Stanley Wells; Editor-Gary Taylor; Editor-John Jowett; Editor-William Montgomery

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The Complete Works 2nd Edition

by The Oxford Shakespeare

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The Oxford Shakespeare

by William; Wells, Stanley; Taylor, Gary Shakespeare

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Meet William Shakespeare

Meet William Shakespeare

by Pearl, Phillips Hubert and Falconer

Shakespeare

Shakespeare

by Saintsbury, George

The Works of Shakespeare: Tragedies, Comedies, Histories & Poems

The Works of Shakespeare: Tragedies, Comedies, Histories & Poems

by William Shakespeare

London: Oxford University Press; Humphry Milford, 1960. Hardcover. Good. Charming special edition of Shakespeare's Works, bound in publisher's lambskin with decorative floral design to spines. With introductory essays and glossary. Full leather. Top edge gilt. Frontis-portraits. Small 8vo. (185x135mm) light marking and scratches to covers. Small scuff to rear cover of Histories volume. Contents clean and bindings sound. Good+
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£120.00
The Works of Shakespeare: Imperial Edition (two volumes)

The Works of Shakespeare: Imperial Edition (two volumes)

by William Shakespeare; Charles Knight (editor)

London: J. S. Virtue & Co., 1870. Hardcover. Good. Lavishly illustrated, hefty folio Virtue edition of Shakespeare's plays. With 46 full page steel engravings including frontis-portrait and engraved title pages, done from the pictures of Cope, Frith, Leslie, Maclise and others. Contains all Shakespeare's plays as well as his poems plus the plays once ascribed to him. With an appendix and biography to rear. Text in double columns. Full leather with gilt decoration. Raised bands. All... Read more
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£265.00
THE CASE FOR SHAKESPEARE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE FAMOUS VICTORIES WITH THE COMPLETE TEXT OF THE ANONYMOUS PLAY

THE CASE FOR SHAKESPEARE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE FAMOUS VICTORIES WITH THE COMPLETE TEXT OF THE ANONYMOUS PLAY

by PITCHER, Seymour M

London: Alvin Redman, 1962. Octavo, portrait fronts., 256pp., facsimile illustrations. Minor smudging and a few very small marginal chips and tears at dustwrapper; book with foxing at top edge, and just a little at fore-edge, minimal wear. Text clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap.. Hard Cover.
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£12.00
A Souvenir of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, As Presented by David Belasco at the Lyceum Theatre, New York, December 21, 1922

A Souvenir of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, As Presented by David Belasco at the Lyceum Theatre, New York, December 21, 1922

by Shakespeare, William; David Belasco

New York: Privately Printed, 1923. First edition. Paperback. Good. 1923. Tan paper wraps, 4to. 173pp. frontis, illustrated. Good. Front wrap creased, chipping and loss to wrap extremities. Internally bright and unmarked.
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$20.00
SHAKESPEARE AND THE USES OF IDEOLOGY

SHAKESPEARE AND THE USES OF IDEOLOGY

by SHANKER, Sidney

The Hague: Mouton, 1975. Octavo, stiff white and green wraps, x + 224pp. Slight spine lean, wraps partially tanned, some very light pencil marginalia, without significant interference in the use of an otherwise clean and sound copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover.
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£13.50
THE UNNATURAL SCENE: A STUDY IN SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDY

THE UNNATURAL SCENE: A STUDY IN SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDY

by LONG, Michael

London: Methuen & Co., 1976. Octavo, 266pp. Very slight spine lean, no significant defects. A very good copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper.. First Edition. Hard Cover.
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£15.00
Testimony of the Sonnets as to the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays and Poems.

Testimony of the Sonnets as to the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays and Poems.

by Johnson, Jesse

New York.: G. P. Putnam's Sons., 1899.. 1st edition.. Hardcover, red cloth, gilt titles. . Very good, no dust jacket as issued.. 12mo.. Inscribed by the Author on the ffep.
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$45.00
ROAR OF THE CANON: KOTT AND MAROWITZ ON SHAKESPEARE

ROAR OF THE CANON: KOTT AND MAROWITZ ON SHAKESPEARE

by MAROWITZ, Charles

New York: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2001. Octavo, xv + 187pp., mono. illustrations. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap.. First Edition. Hard Cover.
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£20.00
Human Life In Shakespeare

Human Life In Shakespeare

by Giles, Henry

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1868. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Duodecimo; pp; 286; original photographic frontispiece portrait of the author; original green cloth with beveled edges, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, brown coated endpapers;. Preface and seven chapters titled as: "The Growing and Perpetual Influence of Shakespeare," "Human Life in Shakespeare," "Man in Shakespeare," "Woman in Shakespeare," "Shakespeare's Comic Power,"... Read more
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$35.00
Pericles

Pericles

by Shakespeare, William

London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1946. Reprint. 1. Soft Cover. Publisher's full black flexible leather, gilt lettering on spine, red and gilt medallion on cover, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Illustrated with Art Deco style drawings by Eric Gill. . The New Temple Shakespeare Series. Drawings. 24mo 5" - 6" tall. xii, 121 pp .
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$25.00
Shakespeare and Some Commentators: An Address to the English Speaking Union at San Francisco, April 25, 1933

Shakespeare and Some Commentators: An Address to the English Speaking Union at San Francisco, April 25, 1933

by Sutro, Oscar

San Francisco: Privately Printed, 1933. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Inscribed by Sutro! Limited edition, this one of 125 copies, 1933, hardcover with mock vellum spine and blue paper boards in original plain paper dust jacket, octavo, 25pp., not illustrated. Book VG with soil and toning to boards, small hole in paper on front board, mild wear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, endpapers off-set and foxed, otherwise text clean and unmarked. DJ good with toning, soil and rubbing,... Read more
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$34.00
The Tragedy of Coriolanus

The Tragedy of Coriolanus

by Shakespeare, William

New Haven: Yale University Press. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1957. First Edition. Sixth Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. Includes Appendices: Sources of the Play; The History of the Play; The Text of the Present Edition; Suggestions for Collateral Reading; and Index of Words Glossed . Spine faded (as usual), otherwise fine; unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . The Yale Shakespeare Series. 16mo 6" -... Read more
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$12.00
The Batsford Colour Book of Shakespeare's Country

The Batsford Colour Book of Shakespeare's Country

by HOGG, Garry

London: B.T.Batsford Ltd. 1976. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with full page Colour photographs. Black & white map. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 62 pages. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$10.00
Shakepeare's Play: With his Life, Illustrated by many hundred Wood-cuts (three volumes)

Shakepeare's Play: With his Life, Illustrated by many hundred Wood-cuts (three volumes)

by William Shakespeare; Gulian C. Verplanck (editor)

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1847. Hardcover. Very Good. Lavishly rebound illustrated edition of Shakespeare complete dramatic works with a life of the author, an account of the various folio editions, the various commendatory poems that accompanied those early editions and an explanation of Shakespeare name and signature. With Verplanck's critical notes and an introductory essay for each play. Printed in double columns. With hundreds of b/w in-text illustrations with decorated titles. Bound... Read more
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£655.00
London County Council Survey of London, Volume XXII: Bankside (The Parishes of St. Saviour and Christchurch Southwark) (This Volume ONLY)

London County Council Survey of London, Volume XXII: Bankside (The Parishes of St. Saviour and Christchurch Southwark) (This Volume ONLY)

by Roberts, Howard; William H. Godfrey (Eds.)

London: London City Council, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/no jacket. This volume ONLY. 1950. First edition. Hardcover, 4to. in blue cloth, without dust jacket. 151pp. with 92p. glossy plates, frontis, folding map of Christchurch and Southwark, and in text architectural illustrations and maps. Very good. Lacks dust jacket/ Scuffing to boards and sunning to spine. Small crack to paper of rear pastedown. Internally clean and unmarked.
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$30.00
The Philosophy of William Shakespeare: Delineating in seven hundred and fifty passages selected from his Plays

The Philosophy of William Shakespeare: Delineating in seven hundred and fifty passages selected from his Plays

by William Shakespeare

London: William White, 1857. Hardcover. Good. Displaying 'The multiform phases of the Human Mind, collated, elucidated and alphabetically arranged'. Extracts and examples of Shakespeare's plays that present philosophical and moral lessons on human behaviour, giving, if you will, Shakespeare philosophy. Red cloth with blind-stamped design and beveled edges. All edges gilt. Engraved half-title. Advertisements to front and rear pastedowns. 12mo. 643pp. Rubbing to extremities, mild fraying... Read more
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£67.00
Shakespeariana, Vol. 3, 1886, bound volume

Shakespeariana, Vol. 3, 1886, bound volume

by Shakespeare Society of New York

New York: Leonard Scott Publication Company, 1889. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo, half cloth and marbled boards, very good, paginated 145-592, possibly lacking an issue or two. Each issue with bibliographical, critical, biographical and speculative articles, reviews and essays. Authors include W. Archer, A. L. Bartholomew, J. D. Butler, A. Cameron, G. W. English, F. E. Fleay, A. R. Frey, H. P. Harman, B. G. Kinnear, B. Nicholson, et al.
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$75.00
SONGS FROM THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE AS SUNG AND DANCED BY THE BERMONDSEY GUILD OF PLAY WITH INCIDENTAL MUSIC

SONGS FROM THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE AS SUNG AND DANCED BY THE BERMONDSEY GUILD OF PLAY WITH INCIDENTAL MUSIC

by KIMMINS, C.W

London: Novello and Company Large octavo, publisher's red-printed brown wraps, 117pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Not dated, preface of 1911. Wraps worn around extremities, though with very little loss; some internal foxing, neither extensive nor particularly heavy. A good copy.. Soft Cover.
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£20.00
SHAKESPEAREAN PROMPT-BOOKS VOL. V, PART i INTRODUCTION TO THE SMOCK ALLEY - MACBETH - COLLATIONS & VOL. V, PART ii TEXT OF THE SMOCK ALLEY MACBETH

SHAKESPEAREAN PROMPT-BOOKS VOL. V, PART i INTRODUCTION TO THE SMOCK ALLEY - MACBETH - COLLATIONS & VOL. V, PART ii TEXT OF THE SMOCK ALLEY MACBETH

by edited by G. Blakemore Evans

Charlottesville VA: University Press of Virginia, 1970. First printing. Paperback. Very Good +. 8 1/2 x 12 inches. 36, 18 pages. 2 paperback books in a rigid chemise and slipcase. Condition is Very Good+, very light wear to slipcase otherwise looks new on all points. Shak. RGR
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$20.00
A SHAKESPEARE MANUAL

A SHAKESPEARE MANUAL

by GUPTA, S.C. Sen

Calcutta: Oxford University Press, 1977. Octavo, green and white pictorial wraps, viii + 157pp. Wraps a little worn around hinges, tape-strengthened at front inner hinge; pages a little tanned, no significant defects. A good, usable copy.. Soft Cover.
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£13.50
William Shakespeare: The Complete Plays [The Folio Society Edition of the Plays of William Shakespeare] [6 volumes]

William Shakespeare: The Complete Plays [The Folio Society Edition of the Plays of William Shakespeare] [6 volumes]

by Shakespeare, William; Wells, Stanley; taylor, Gary (editors)

Folio Society, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 6 volumes, complete as issued in publisher's blue cloth slipcase. This is a nice set of the 1988 first printing of the Folio Society edition, bound in original red cloth over red decorative boards, spines stamped in gilt and blue (has only the slightest traces of superficial wear). Texts are clean and unmarked, bindings tight.
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$160.00
SHAKESPEARE: TROILUS AND CRESSIDA - A CASEBOOK

SHAKESPEARE: TROILUS AND CRESSIDA - A CASEBOOK

by MARTIN, Priscilla (ed.)

London: Macmillan, 1976. Octavo, 253pp. Pages fairly heavily tanned, dustwrapper much less so. No remarkable wear. Sound, perfectly usable, in clear protective wrap. R.F. Hill copy, his signature at fly-leaf.. First Edition. Hard Cover.
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£15.00
The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies and Poems of William Shakspere. National Edition Pictorial Shakspere [9 Volumes Bound in 8]

The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies and Poems of William Shakspere. National Edition Pictorial Shakspere [9 Volumes Bound in 8]

by Shakespeare, William; Knight, Charles (editor)

Charles Knight, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 9 volumes (bound in 8), complete as issued 1851-2. The 'Poems' and 'Biography' are here bound in one volume. Uniformly bound in full period dark green morocco, spines with raised bands and gilt-ruled compartments, all edges gilt (spines and boards rubbed with snags to spine tips of several volumes; some foxing to texts). Two volumes each of Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies, plus the Poems & Biography volume and... Read more
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$450.00
THE LIVING IMAGE: SHAKESPEARIAN ESSAYS

THE LIVING IMAGE: SHAKESPEARIAN ESSAYS

by HENN, T.R

London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1972. Octavo, fronts., x + 147pp. Endpapers a little tanned, slight creasing at fly-leaf. No further remarkable wear. A clean and sound copy in removable clear protective wrap.. First Edition.. Hard Cover.
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£12.00
The Songs and Ballads of Shakespeare

The Songs and Ballads of Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare, T. W. Gwilt Mapleson (Illus.)

Full red morocco boards with gilt rule and decoration; 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. All edges gilt. Printed in color by T. Sinclair, Philadelphia. Printed on heavy cardstock. Contains songs and ballads from As You Like It, Midsummer Night's Dream, Love's Labor Lost, Tempest, Cymbeline, Merchant of Venice, Much Ado About Nothing, Measure for Measure, Twelfth Night, and King Henry the Eighth. Previous owner's bookplate and binder's ticket (Fairelough & Hume, Binders, N.Y.) to front... Read more
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$750.00