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    Shakespearean Alchemy: Theme and Variations in Literary Criticism. by Gallatin, Michael

    Ann Arbor, MI: Q. E. D. Press, 1985. Book. Very good+ condition. Paperback. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). xii, 83 pages of text including a bibliography and an index. Paperback binding with minimal soiling and numerous small spots of foxing. Closed page edges with several small spots of foxing. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare. Marder's name on inside of rear cover..


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    Shakespeare and the Courtly Aesthetic. by Schmidgall, Gary

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1981. Book. Very good condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). xxiv, 299 pages of text including a bibliography and an index. Hardcover binding in almost new condition, with minimal shelfwear. Spotting to closed page edges. Unclipped dustjacket with minor sunning, soiling and shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. First edition. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare..


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    $350.00

    Shakspere (Shakespeare) Allusion Books; Part I A.D. 1592-98, Published for the New Shakspere Society by Ingleby, C. M., Esq., M.A., LL.D. (Inscribed)

    London: N. Trubner & Co, 1874. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+. Octavo. Inscribed by the author on front wrapper, which is bound in; 12mo, 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards; 188 pages. Laid in is a copy of a letter from Humphrey Moseley, 3 pages, concerning allusions to Shakespeare. Uncut, internally very clean and bright. Bookplate of Jerry Melton. A very good + copy.


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    SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE WEST VIRGINIA SHAKESPEARE AND RENAISSANCE ASSOCIATION. Spring 1976. by Blaydes, Sophia; Philip Bordinat

    Huntington, WV: West Virginia University Foundation, Inc., 1976. Book. Very good condition. Paperback. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). iv, 123 pages of text. Paperback binding with moderate soiling, staining, and shelfwear, including a few scuffs and tears on the spine. First and final pages slightly foxed, and closed page edges slightly foxed. First edition. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare..


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    £26.00

    The Works of Shakespeare. The Henry Irving Edition. Volume I & II combined by Shakespeare, William

    London: Gresham Publishing Co Ltd. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed with minor marks. 1922. Reprint. Green hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 170mm (9" x 7"). xcv, 176pp, 280pp. Colour frontis. Numerous b/w plates and vignettes. Life & Introduction; Love's Labours Lost; Comedy of Errors; Two Gentlemen of Verona; Romeo and Juliet; King Henry VI parts I & II. .


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    AUD $18.00

    Shakespeare's England (A Cassell Caravel Book) by Editors of Horizon Magazine in consultation with Louis B.Wright

    London: Cassell. 1965. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial boards. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Black and white drawings. Previous owner's neat initials to front pastedown. 153 pages Presents Shakespeare against the colouful tapestry of his times . 1st UK Edition. Hardback.


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    £770.00

    The Works of William Shakespeare. 15 Volume set. Routledge deluxe limited edition by Shakespeare,William; Staunton, Howard [ed.]; Gilbert, John [illus.]

    London: George Routledge & Sons. G : in good condition. Occasional edge-tears to cloth at spine ends. Minor bumping to spine ends. Endpapers browned Volume I with sm. tear to pastedown along front inner hinge. 1881. Deluxe Limited Edition [533/1000]. Green hardback cloth cover with paper title panels to spine. 280mm x 210mm (11" x 8"). 359pp, 322pp, 383pp, 299pp, 284pp, 402pp, 368pp, 395pp, 421pp, 417pp, 356pp, 350pp, 411pp, 432pp, 304pp. B/w illustrations by Sir John Gilbert [44 full page + 800 in-text vignettes (approx.)]. .


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    SHAKESPEARE'S COUNTRY. by Russell, John

    London: B. T. Batsford Ltd, 1942. Book. Very good- condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). viii, 152 pages of text including an index. Hardcover binding with moderate shelfwear. No dustjacket. Illustrated by a few color plates and numerous black & white photographs. First edition. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare..


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    CAD $12.00

    A Companion to Shakespeare Studies by Granville-Barker, Harley and Harrison, G. B., (Edited by)

    Cambridge: At the University Press, 1934 [x] - 408 pages, many plates and illustrations. Dust jacket is soiled. Cover is in very good condition. Some light brown spots on the edges of the page. Otherwise inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight. Photos available upon request.


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    $195.00

    SHAKESPEARE AND THE SUPERNATURAL. by Clark, Cumberland

    London: Williams & Norgate, 1931. Book. Good+ condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). 346 pages of text including an index. Original hardcover binding is moderately soiled, the spine is slightly darkened, and it is rubbed at the extremities, with a few small dark stains. No dustjacket. Front endpaper (blank page) is lacking. The first few pages and the closed pages edges are lightly foxed. Previous owner's name neatly on the inside of the rear cover. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare..


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    WASN'T SHAKESPEARE SOMEONE ELSE? New Evidence In the Very Words of the Bard Himself About His True Identity. Signed and inscribed by the author. by Tweedale, Ralph L

    Southfield, MI: Verity Press, 1971. Book. Very good+ condition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Octavo (8vo). [iv], 196 pages of text including an index. Hardcover binding in almost new condition. Unclipped dustjacket with minimal shelfwear and a few tiny tears and creases; protected in archival mylar. Minor spotting to the closed page edges. Signed and inscribed by the author to the editor of The Shakespeare Newsletter "For Dr. Louis Marder with my compliments at the World Shakespeare Congress [signed] Ralph L. Tweedale Aug 28 1971." First edition. Previous owner's name neatly on the rear endpaper. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare..


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    $125.00

    The Christ in Shakespeare. Shakespeare and the Bible. Shakspeare by Ellis, Charles

    London: Houlston and Sons, 1897. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Octavo, 288 pages; original green cloth, decorated in black, printed in gilt; owner inscription of FEP. A very good copy.


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    Edmund Spenser and the Impersonations of Francis Bacon by Harman, Edward George, C.B

    London: Constable & Company, 1914. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 608 pages, original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt; unopened, inner hinges starting. Dust jacket with small loss at spine ends.


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    Richard II by Shakespeare, William

    Dell, 1961. Mass Market Paperback. Fair. Paperback. Sound & good copy, light to moderate rubbing/edgewear to wraps, stamped. Soiling at the front.


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    The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre by Ellis, Ruth

    London.: Winchester Publications Limited, 1948 Fronstispiece - [xiii] - 162 pages. Cover and inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight. Photos available upon reques.


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    $100.00

    SHAKESPEARE AND THE SABRAS. by Yacoby, Devora

    Jerusalem: Jerusalem Academic Press, 1976. Book. Very good- condition. Paperback. First Edition. Oblong octavo (8vo). 156 pages of text. Paperback binding with moderate shelfwear, soiling and staining. Minor foxing scattered throughout the text, with the first and last few pages with a little more. Illustrated by black & white sketches. First edition. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare. Marder's name on inside of rear cover, and his notation on the last page of text..


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    SHAKESPEARE TURNED EAST. A Study in Comparison of Shakespeare's Last Plays with some Classical Plays of India. Signed by Henry W. Wells and H. H. Anniah Gowda. by Wells, Henry W.; H. H. Anniah Gowda

    Mysore, India: University of Mysore, 1976. Book. Very good+ condition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Octavo (8vo). xx, 180 pages of text including a bibliography and an index. Hardcover binding in almost new condition. Unclipped dustjacket with a chip to the rear panel, several small tears and creases, and minor shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. Signed and inscribed on the front endpaper "For Louis Marder [signed] H. H. W." and additionally signed "H. H. Anniah Gowda." One spot of foxing to the closed page edges. Text is clean and unmarked. First edition. Previous owner's name neatly on the inside of the rear cover. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare..


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    Romeo and Juliet for Young People. Signed by Diane Davidson. by Shakespeare, William; Diane Davidson

    Fair Oaks, CA: Swan Books, 1986. Book. Very good condition. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Octavo (8vo). 62 pages of text. Paperback binding with several scuffs and minor soiling to the front cover. Text is clean and unmarked. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front endpaper "To Louis Marder with best wishes! [signed] Diane Davidson 9/8/86." From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare..


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    Hamlet's Father by Flatter, Richard

    London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1949 [viii] - 206 pages - (1p, Index), b/w frontispiece and photos. Some light foxing on the edges of the pages, otherwise cover and inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight. Dust jacket has some tears and is lightly soiled. Photos available upon request.


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    $125.00

    Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream: Making an Opera from Shakespeare's Comedy. by Godsalve, William H.L

    Cranbury, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1995. Book. Near fine condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). 237 pages of text including a bibliography and an index. Hardcover binding in new condition. Unclipped dustjacket with a tiny gouge on the rear panel and minimal shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. First edition. Previous owner's name neatly on the inside of the rear cover. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare..


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    THE TRAGEDY OF ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA by Shakespeare, William

    Royal Composing Room. Very Good. 1976. Hardcover. Light foxing spots on the covers and slipcase, otherwise Like New. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall .


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    The Braggart in Renaissance Comedy, A Study in Comparative Drama from Aristophanes to Shakespeare. Signed and inscribed by Daniel C. Boughner. by Boughner, Daniel C

    Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1954. Book. Near fine condition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Octavo (8vo). x, 328 pages of text including a bibliography and an index. Hardcover binding with minimal shelfwear. Unclipped dustjacket with a few tiny chips, numerous small tears and creases, and minor rubbing to the extremities; protected in archival mylar. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front endpaper "From one jolly good Folger Fellow to another, [signed] Daniel C. Boughner Sept. 1957." First edition. Previous owner's name neatly on the inside of the rear cover. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare..


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    Meet William Shakespeare by Hubert Phillips & Falconer, Pearl

    The Cornleaf Press [Published Curwen press] 1949, 1949. Paperback. Good. 1949. 105 pages. Paperback book. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and sunning.


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    SHAKESPEARE DIVERSIONS. Two volume set. A Medley of Motley Wear. From Dogberry to Hamlet. by Jacox, Francis

    London: Daldy, Isbister, & Co., 1877. Book. Very good- condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). Two volume set. Original decorative green cloth bindings with minor shelfwear, including tiny tears and creases, and minor darkening to the spine. Vol. I: xxii, 506 pages of text. Vol. II: vi, 479 pages including an index. The second volume has what is apparently an authorial inscription on the title page. Handwritten just above the author's printed name is the inscription "George A. Trist" [or Frist] a present from" Francis Jacox. Minor to moderate foxing to the first and final several pages of both volumes, with minor spotting to some closed page edges. First edition. Previous owner's name neatly on a corner of a rear endpaper. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to William Shakespeare..


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