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The Truth Will Out

The Truth Will Out

by Brenda Rubinstein, William James

Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 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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Shakespeare's Songbook

by Ross W Duffin

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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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Shakespeare

Shakespeare

by Saintsbury, George

Hamlet (based on William Shakespeare's  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark)

Hamlet (based on William Shakespeare's Hamlet, Prince of Denmark)

by Jennifer Bassett

London: Simply Shakespeare Series - Penguin English, 1992 An excellent, clean and tightly bound book. "Simply Shakespeare brings the themes of some of Shakespeare's most famous plays to the English language leanrer. The plays are retold in narrative form in modern language."
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$20.00
SHAKSPERE: Some Notes on His Character and Writings. By a Student. Shakespeare.

SHAKSPERE: Some Notes on His Character and Writings. By a Student. Shakespeare.

by Forsyth, Ebenezer

Edinburgh, Scotland: Edmonston and Douglas, 1867. Book. Very good condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). [viii], 119 pages of text. Original hardcover binding with a maroon leather spine and paper-covered boards. The boards are rubbed, especially at the corners, with minor shelfwear to the spine. Many pages Minor foxing to publisher's catalogue following the text. First edition. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and collector of books by, on or referring to... Read more
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$75.00
A Dictionary of The Proverbs in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth  Centuries - A Collection of the Proverbs Found in English Literature and  the Dictionaries of the Period

A Dictionary of The Proverbs in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries - A Collection of the Proverbs Found in English Literature and the Dictionaries of the Period

by Tilley, Morris Palmer

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued. 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex-library. Some library labels and markings. Some creasing to preliminary leaves. ; xiii, [1], 854 pages + portrait frontispiece. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 292 x 221mm (11 3/8" x 8 2/3"). Tilley's 'Dictionary of the Proverbs [. . .]" is a magnificent scholarly contribution to the study of English... Read more
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$265.00
SHAKESPEARE'S POETICS IN RELATION TO KING LEAR

SHAKESPEARE'S POETICS IN RELATION TO KING LEAR

by Russell A. Fraser

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1962. First printing. Very Good/very good. 6 x 9 inches. xi. 184 pages. Condition of the book is Very Good; Exterior is excellent, text & illustrations are very clean, binding is tight. Dust jacket is Very Good; Spine darkened, chips at spine ends, price-clipped. Shakespeare RGR
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$15.00
AN APPROACH TO KING LEAR.

AN APPROACH TO KING LEAR.

by Sharma, R. C

Delhi, India: Macmillan Company of India Limited, 1975. Book. Very good+ condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). xii, 295 pages of text including a bibliography and an index. Hardcover binding with minor shelfwear, including a minor bump, and one tiny stain. Unclipped dustjacket with a few small chips, tears and creases, and moderate spotting to the rear panel; protected in archival mylar. Stamped "SPECIMEN" on the half title and title pages. First edition. From the collection of... Read more
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$100.00
The Heroic Idiom of Shakespearean Tragedy.

The Heroic Idiom of Shakespearean Tragedy.

by Bulman, James C

Cranbury, NJ: University of Delaware Press, 1985. Book. Near fine condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). 254 page of text including a bibliography and an index. Hardcover binding in new condition. Unclipped dustjacket with minimal shelfwear and minor browning to the rear panel; protected in archival mylar. 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... Read more
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$25.00
Shakespeare's Comedy of Love's Labours Lost with Preface, Glossary, etc.  by Israel Gollancz, M.A.

Shakespeare's Comedy of Love's Labours Lost with Preface, Glossary, etc. by Israel Gollancz, M.A.

by Shakespeare, William

London: J. M. Dent & Co.. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1903. First Edition Thus. Seventh Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full red limp cloth, gilt lettering on cover, gilt medallion of publisher's device on cover. Illustrated with duotone photograph of Anne Hathaway's Cottage on frontispiece, publisher's coat of arms, in color, on endpapers, and decorated title page. . Edges of covers worn, else as new; tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . The Temple Shakespeare... Read more
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$20.00
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William; Edited with a Glossary by W. J. Craig

London: Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press. 1943. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Good condition. Pale green leather with gilt titles and decorations to spine and title to face. Gilt to top edge. Boards are lightly stained with age-toning to edges and spine. Illustrated with Black and White plates selected from the Boydell Engravings. Ribbon bookmark. Includes a glossary and Shakespeare's Plays in their historical order, Index of Characters, Index of First Lines of Songs et. x,... Read more
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A$45.00
Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

by Shakespeare, William

London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1934. Reprint. 1. Soft Cover. Publisher's full black 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
The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

by Shakespeare, William; Frederick Morgan Padelford (Editor)

New York: The Macmillan Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1923. First Edition Thus. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on cover and spine, gilt medallion on front cover, illustrated endpapers. The text used is the Neilson Text copyrightes in 1906 by William Allan Neilson. Edited and with an Introduction by Prof. Frederick Morgan Padelford. . The volume shows only very mild wear around the corners and at the head and heel of the spine, the cloth... Read more
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$25.00
The First Part of Henry the Fourth

The First Part of Henry the Fourth

by Shakespeare, William

Boston: D. C. Heath & Co.. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1917. First Edition. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full green cloth, reverse gilt lettering on spine and cover, borders and medallion on cover. Includes extensive Notes, Appendix, Glossary, and Index.. Several former owners' names on feps, some minor pencil underlining, otherwise fine; unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . The Arden Shakespeare Series. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 218 pp .
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$20.00
Shakespeare of Stratford: A Handbook for Students

Shakespeare of Stratford: A Handbook for Students

by Brooke, Tucker

New Haven: Yale University Press. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1947. First Edition Thus. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. A comprehensive view of Shakespeare and his work. . Spine faded (as usual), otherwise fine; unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . The Yale Shakespeare Series. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 177 pp .
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$20.00
SCENES AND MACHINES ON THE ENGLISH STAGE DURING THE RENAISSANCE.

SCENES AND MACHINES ON THE ENGLISH STAGE DURING THE RENAISSANCE.

by Campbell, Lily B

London: Cambridge at the University Press, 1923. Book. Very good condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). x, 302 pages of text. Original tan and brown hardcover binding with minor shelfwear and soiling. No dustjacket. Minor browning to endpapers. A few pages with edges unevenly opened, and a few pages of index remain uncut and unopened. 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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$100.00
Shakespeare

Shakespeare

by Saintsbury George (with an Appreciation By Helen Waddell)

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1934. maroon cloth, 131pp, quite clean and sound. The text of the two chapters on Shakespeare contributed to the fifth volume of the Cambridge History of English Literature, with a few added footnotes. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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€5.00
The Life of King Henry V

The Life of King Henry V

by Shakespeare, William

New York: The Macmillan Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1928. First Edition Thus. Reprint. Soft Cover. Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on cover and spine, gilt medallion on front cover, illustrated endpapers. Edited by Lewis F. Mott, Ph.D. The text used is the Neilson Text copyrighted in 1906 by William Allan Neilson. Introduction by Lewis F. Mott. . Volume shows mild shelf-wear, cloth binding very slightly wrinkled at bottom of front cover, former owner's name written... Read more
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$25.00
The Tempest as Mystery Play: Uncovering Religious Sources of Shakespeare's Most Spiritual Work.

The Tempest as Mystery Play: Uncovering Religious Sources of Shakespeare's Most Spiritual Work.

by HALL, Grace R. W

Publisher's green boards with white spine lettering, octavo, pp. x, 210. Dust jacket was not issued with this title.
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$14.95
SIR EDWARD CLARKE, P.C., D.C on Shakespeare's Identity. Being a privately issued challenge to the University of Oxford presenting Counsel's Opinion on the evidence submitted. Together with some remarks on the replies of the 21 Heads of Colleges by Parsons

SIR EDWARD CLARKE, P.C., D.C on Shakespeare's Identity. Being a privately issued challenge to the University of Oxford presenting Counsel's Opinion on the evidence submitted. Together with some remarks on the replies of the 21 Heads of Colleges by Parsons

by Clarke, Edward; J. Denham Parsons

London: published by author, 1931. Book. Very good- condition. Paperback. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). 24 pages of text plus a post script printed on the inside of the rear cover. Unfortunately, the first page of text is affixed to the inside of the front cover. It appears to have been done intentionally, as it is neatly and firmly affixed. Nine lines of text on the page 2 are underlined neatly in red ink. A few creases and moderate rubbing to the extremities, and minor soiling to the wrappers. First... Read more
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$60.00
The Maid's Tragedy.

The Maid's Tragedy.

by Beaumont, Francis; John Fletcher; T. W. Craik

Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 1988. Book. Very good+ condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). xii, 212 pages of text including an index. Hardcover binding in almost new condition. Unclipped dustjacket in almost new condition; protected in archival mylar. The top of the closed page edges are lightly foxed. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition. Previous owner's name (Louis Marder) neatly on the inside rear cover. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare... Read more
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$25.00
Bottom: On Shakespeare Vols. 1 and 2

Bottom: On Shakespeare Vols. 1 and 2

by Louis and Celia Zukofsky

Austin: Out of the Ark Press, 1963. Limited. Hardcover . Used - fine. Limited edition, 1040 copies. Volume 1 in navy buckram with gilt decoration on front panel and gilt titles on spine, Volume 2 in maroon buckram, same. Both volumes in black slipcase, moderately rubbed. Some spotting to text blocks, bindings square and tight.. Yellow blurb sheet laid in Vol. 1.
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$125.00
Shakespeare and Others.

Shakespeare and Others.

by Schoenbaum, S

Washington, DC: Folger Books, 1985. Book. Very good+ condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). 285 pages of text including an index. Hardcover binding with minimal shelfwear. Unclipped dustjacket with a tiny tear and crease and minor soiling/spotting to the rear panel, and minor shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. Minor spotting to closed page edges. First edition. Previous owner's name neatly on the inside of the rear cover. From the collection of Louis Marder, Shakespeare historian and... Read more
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$30.00
SHAKSPERE, AN ADDRESS DELIVERED....

SHAKSPERE, AN ADDRESS DELIVERED....

by George Lyman Kittredge

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1916. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4 1/2 x 7 in. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Condition is VERY GOOD ; some wear to corners and ends of spine, covers very clean, spine somewhat sunned. Binding tight and text very clean with PO's bookplate on front pastedown, an label with notations on rear pastedown. SKakespeare. RGR.
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$20.00
The Book Known As Q A Consideration of Shakespeare's Sonnets

The Book Known As Q A Consideration of Shakespeare's Sonnets

by Giroux, Robert

New York: Vintage Books. Good+. 1983. First Edition. Trade Paperback. 0394717287; 15291 . Some very light margin marks in pencil. Previous owners name written in pen on half title. Minimal shelf wear to the covers. Binding still tight; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 334 p. .
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$21.00
Shakespeare Papers: Pictures Grave and Gay

Shakespeare Papers: Pictures Grave and Gay

by Maginn, William

London, England: Richard Bentley, 1859. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Type: Ex-Library London, Bentley Publishers, 1859. Small Library Re-bound Hardcover in Good Condition. No Jacket. 368 pages. 6.5" x 4.4". These papers first appeared in Bentley's Miscellany, and are here collected into this book, noted Sept, 1859. In brown full cloth w/black titles to spine, quite clean, faint rubbing to lower edge. Sewn binding tight, solid and square. Library endpapers, pocket, lib stamps. Pages toned,... Read more
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$30.75
Shakespearian Production, with Especial Reference to the Tragedies

Shakespearian Production, with Especial Reference to the Tragedies

by Knight, G. Wilson

Northwestern University Press, 1964. First American Edition. Octavo. 323pp., The present edition contains further additions and emendations from the 1936 and 1949 editions, most of which are dated so that the author's progression of thought can be followed. Photo-illustrated, bound in red cloth spine gilt with title gilt over black. A very good copy in very good dust jacket with some shipping to spine ends.
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$45.00
THE INFLUENCE OF CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE ON SHAKSPERE'S EARLIER STYLE. Being the Harness Prize Essay for the Year 1885 [with] BACON AND SHAKSPERE [with] WHO WROTE SHAKESPEARE? [with] WILL SHAKESPEARE, TOM PAINE, BOB INGERSOLL AND CHARLIE BRADLAUGH

THE INFLUENCE OF CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE ON SHAKSPERE'S EARLIER STYLE. Being the Harness Prize Essay for the Year 1885 [with] BACON AND SHAKSPERE [with] WHO WROTE SHAKESPEARE? [with] WILL SHAKESPEARE, TOM PAINE, BOB INGERSOLL AND CHARLIE BRADLAUGH

by Verity, A. W.; Wm. Henry Burr; William Henderson; Charles Lyalll; W. J. Birch

Cambridge, England: Macmillan and Bowes, 1886. Book. Very good- condition. Hardcover. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Four first edition works bound into one volume. I: [iv], 108 pages of text. II: BACON AND SHAKESPERE. Proof that William Shakspere could not write the Sonnets Written by Francis Bacon to the Earl of Essex and His Bride A.D. 1590. Bacon Identified as the Concealed Poet Ignoto A.D. 1589-1600: 48 pages of text, bound with the front wrapper. First edition,... Read more
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$400.00