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A Life of William Shakespeare

By: Adams, Joseph Quincy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266251


First edition. No jacket, light general wear, pages faintly toned. 1923 Hard Cover. xvi, 559 pp. Adams was descended from the Presidential family, and was the first appointed director of the Folger Shakespeare Library. William Shakespeare (/??e?ksp??r/ SHAYK-speer; 26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616)[a] was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.[2][3][4] He... View more info

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Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263560


First edition. Jacket spine slightly faded. 1998 Hard Cover. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human is the culmination of Harold Bloom's life's work in reading, writing about, and teaching Shakespeare. It is his passionate and convincing analysis of the way in which Shakespeare not merely represented human nature as we know it today, but actually created it: before Shakespeare, there was characterization; after Shakespeare, there was character, men and women with highly... View more info

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Shakespeare [William]

By: Brown, Ivor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Collins: 1963

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2263987


4th printing. Spine faded. 1963 Full-Leather. 352, [4] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. A biography of the immortal playwright and poet often simply called The Bard. View more info

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Shakepeare and the Dramaturgy of Power (Princeton Legacy Library)

By: Cox, John D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263725


First edition. A very nice copy. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 282 pp. Ranging over all the dramatic genres in the Shakespearean canon, this book focuses on plays where medieval drama most clearly illuminates Shakespeare's treatment of political power and social privilege. View more info

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[Salesman's Dummy] Complete Works of Wm. Shakespeare (Stratford-on-Avon Edition)

By: Dyce, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Swan Sonnenschein & Co.:

Seller ID: 2207277


One-inch by two-inch chip to one page corner. Unpaginated. A salesman's dummy for the Stratford-on-Avon edition of Shakespeare's complete works. Edited by the Rev. Alexander Dyce who has revised the text and written a life of the poet, introductions to each drama and explanatory notes, together with a full and complete Glossary. Illustrated with one hundred and eighty-six full page photo-gravures and photo-engravings from ideal paintings by eminent masters and reproducti... View more info

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Letters to Juliet

By: Friedman, Lise

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang: 2010

Seller ID: 2197307


Light edge wear. 2010 Soft Cover. The enduring legend of Shakespeare’s pair of star-crossed lovers draws millions of visitors to Verona, Italy, each year. But that is just part of the story. Every day, letters, frequently addressed simply, “Juliet, Verona,” arrive in the city. They come by the truckload, in almost every language imaginable, written by romantics seeking Juliet’s counsel. Most of the missives talk of love, of course —love found and love lost, lov... View more info

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Shakespeare at Work: 1592-1603

By: Harrison, G.B.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor Paperbacks: 1958

Seller ID: 1520839


1958 Trade Paperback. 325 pp. CONTENTS: I. The Upstart Crow; II. Education of a Dramatist; III. Experiments; IV. The Passing of an Eclipse; V. Maturity; VI. The New Comedy; VII. The Globe; VIII. The Lost Leader; IX. Tumultuous Interludes; X. The Tragedy of Hamlet; XI. The End of an Epoch; Commentary; Index. View more info

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The Truth Will Out: Unmasking the Real Shakespeare

By: James, Brenda; Rubinstein, William D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2007

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202487


1st printing. Remainder mark, very light general wear. 2007 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 372 pp. For more than 150 years, academics have questioned how William Shakespeare of Stratford—a man with limited schooling who apparently never traveled abroad—wrote such a rich body of work said to draw on the largest vocabulary of any writer in the English language. Motivated by scholarship, Shakespeare historian Brenda James set out to uncover the truth behind literature's greates... View more info

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The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere., in Eight Volumes: Tragedies I & II; Histories I & II; Comedies I & II; Biographies I & II [William Shakespeare]

By: Knight, Charles; Shakspere, William [Shakespeare]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York: P.F. Collier: 1870

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2139736


Boards rubbed with some loss of gilt, mostly from spines, a few light stains. 1870 Hard Cover. Complete in eight hardcover volumes. 8vo. Two-column format, engraved illustrations by various artists throughout. Includes Shakespeare's complete plays, including what Knight calls 'doubtful plays' such as Pericles, as well as a biography by Knight. View more info

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Tales from Shakspeare [Shakespeare]

By: Lamb, Charles and Mary; Ainger, Alfred

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company: 1878

Seller ID: 2261610


No publisher date (introduction dated 1878). Corners lightly bumped, very faintly toned. 395 pp. Cloth spine with elaborate gilt decorations, floral linen over boards. CONTENTS: The Tempest; A Midsummer-Night's Dream; The Winter's Tale; Much Ado about Nothing; As You Like It; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Merchant of Venice; Cymbeline; King Lear; Macbeth; All's Well that Ends Well; The Taming of the Shrew; The Comedy of Errors; Measure for Measure; Twelfth Night, or, ... View more info

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Tales from Shakespeare (Illustrated)

By: Lamb, Charles; Lamb, Mary; Weisgard, Leonard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Nelson Doubleday: 1955

Seller ID: 2204932


Pencil markings to first few pages, page ridge faintly foxed.Half-inch chip to jacket spine base, minor chip to jacket spine head. 1955 Hard Cover. 348 pp. Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard. Tales from Shakespeare was an English children's book written by Charles Lamb with his sister Mary Lamb in 1807. The book reduced the archaic English and complicated storyline of Shakespeare to a simple level that children could read and comprehend. However, as noted in the Author's Pr... View more info

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The Quality of Mercy: The Eddie Stillson Story

By: Nessuno, Charles [DeMott, Edward John]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Edward John DeMott / Zookeenys: 2013

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199222


Signed by author with inscription explaining pen-name: April 13, 2016. Dear Father McKenna, But Wishes for a belated birthday. Hope you enjoy my new books. Ha-ha, about the penname... I don't know... it just seemed to work. Made me less self-conscious when I write. Peace, Love, Joy, --Eddie. Near fine. 2013 Soft Cover. 487 pp. Dear Reader, before we unfold this story to you, it may set the tone and prove used if we first dwell on the words of William Shakespeare in his c... View more info

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Shakespeare, the Globe & the world

By: Schoenbaum, S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Folger Shakespeare Library/Oxford University Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201507


1st printing. Spine creased, pages toned. 1979 Large Softcover. 208 pp. Based on a major Folger Library exhibition, the book displays rare, and in many instances, unique manuscripts, prints, patingins, sculptures, costumes, scene designs, playbills, films, and other memorabilia illustrating the various aspects of Shakespeare's career and impact.Keywords: SCHOENBAUM SHAKESPEARE GLOBE LITERATURE POETRY PLAYS BRITISH BRITAIN THEATER THEATRE View more info

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Diary of the Rev. John Ward, A.M., Vicar of Stratford-upon-Avon, Extending from 1648 to 1679. From the Original Mss. Preserved in the Library of the Medical Society of London. [William Shakespeare] [Shakespeareana]

By: Severn, Charles; [Ward, John]

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Henry Colburn, Publisher, Great Marlborough Street. / W. Clowes and Sons, Stamford-Street.: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198363


First edition. Former library copy, usual marks. Boards rubbed. At the time of our research, the original edition is well-represented in institutional collections, but unavailable in the trade. 1839 Half-Leather. xix, 315 pp. 8vo. Half calf, gilt titles and decorations, marbled boards. A diary now well-known for its references to the famous playwright William Shakespeare, who of course was born in Stratford-upon-Avon. Shakespeare died about 13 years before Ward was born,... View more info

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Romeo and Juliet

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chamberlain Bros. / Penguin Group USA Inc.: 2006

Seller ID: 1795931


Wrappings lightly rubbed. Includes DVD. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 304 pp. Shakespeare's classic tale of star-crossed lovers. The fair city of Verona runs with the blood of warring families, while two young lovers dare to rebel against a destiny that declares they should be enemies. One of the greatest love stories of all time, Romeo and Juliet is filled with some of Shakespeare's most exquisite language and rich poetry. This inte... View more info

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Romeo and Juliet, Painted by Ludovic Marchetti, Lucius Rossi, Oreste Cortazzo

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Raphael Tuck and Sons, London / The Fine Art Works: 1880

Seller ID: 2081483


Binding shaken - could use recasing, boards lightly soiled with light stain to base of front board, edge of RFEP a bit worn, two 1/4 inch tears to spine foot, pencil gift note on front flyleaf dated 1890. Pages are clean with no marks or foxing, with the exception of the rear endpapers which are very lightly foxed. Very minor transfer visible on pages opposite the bolder images. 1880 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 43, [1] pp. Folio. Boards... View more info

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: The Edition of The Shakespeare Head Press, Oxford

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1994

Seller ID: 2197885


Ribbon marker mostly absent, otherwise excellent. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 1263 pp. 8vo. An attractive bonded leather edition, with gilt-edged pages and gold ribbon marker. Includes the plays, the poems, and a glossary following text. View more info

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The Tragedy of Hamlet

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Peter Pauper Press: 1950

Seller ID: 2200890


No date, circa 1950. Includes publisher's slipcase. Paper spine label toned with two tiny nicks from one edge, otherwise book is excellent. Slipcase rubbed with minor loss and tears along corners. We have more books available by this author!. 121 pp. A decoratively designed edition of Shakespeare's famous tragic play about the melancholic Prince of Denmark. Printed on laid paper. View more info

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The Winter's Tale (Illustrated Shakespeare)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Gramercy: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2204538


1st thus. An exceptional copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A lavishly illustrated gift edition follows the romantic Shakespearean tale of jealousy, love, and reconciliation, in an edition that is accompanied by printed endpapers, a three-piece case, and a ribbon marker. View more info

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The Complete Works [of William Shakespeare]

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Literary Guild / Michael O'Mara Books Limited: 1988

Seller ID: 1905393


Includes original jacket. Minor wear to corners.Near Fine. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1022 pp. A one-volume edition of Shakespeare's complete plays and poems. Two-column format. Includes 16 color plates by various artists, including Arthur Rackham. View more info

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Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-Night's Dream (Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 2010

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2200605


Limited edition, #143 of 250 copies. Includes green cloth publisher's slipcase. Limitation colophon page bound in following text, with corresponding certificate of authenticity laid in. Very faint scuff just above title on front board, else fine. 2010 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xii, [4], 185 pp. 4to. Full calf with gilt, white, green, and light blue decorations. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Tipped in color pl... View more info

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King Lear (No Fear Shakespeare)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $3.50

Publisher: SparkNotes: 2003

Seller ID: 2263277


A very nice copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 311 pp. No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of King Lear on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right. Each No Fear Shakespeare contains: The complete text of the original play; A line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday language; A complete list of characters with descriptions; Plenty of helpful commentary. View more info

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Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $3.00

Publisher: SparkNotes: 2003

Seller ID: 2263278


A very nice copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 219 pp. No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of Macbeth on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right. Each No Fear Shakespeare contains: The complete text of the original play; A line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday language; A complete list of characters with descriptions; Plenty of helpful commentary. View more info

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Twelfth Night (No Fear Shakespeare)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $3.00

Publisher: SparkNotes: 2003

Seller ID: 2263279


Faint pink stain along bottom edge of rear wrapper and page-base, light sticker adhesive on spine. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 243 pp. No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of Twelfth Night on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right. Each No Fear Shakespeare contains: The complete text of the original play; A line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday lang... View more info

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William Shakespeare: Selected Plays - Romeo and Juliet; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Othello, the Moor of Venice; King Lear; Macbeth; The Tempest

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265132


An exceptional copy. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 655, [5] pp. 8vo. Red leather spine, red cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, red ribbon marker bound in. Includes: Romeo and Juliet; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Othello, the Moor of Venice; King Lear; Macbeth; The Tempest. View more info

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The Sonnets of William Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1946

Seller ID: 2266147


A very good copy in a good slipcase. Slipcase edges bumped with a few light stains. No publisher date (circa mid-1900's), spine lightly toned, ink note on front endpaper. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. A very good copy in a good slipcase. The sonnets of William Shakespeare. View more info

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Hamlet: Screenplay, Introduction and Film Diary

By: Shakespeare, William; Branagh, Kenneth; Jackson, Russell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1996

Seller ID: 2267690


Front wrapper creased, pencil initials on title page. 1996 Large Softcover. viii, 213 pp. Often credited with creating a popular movie audience for Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh has wanted for many years to bring to the screen the complete, full-length version of Hamlet, Shakespeare's greatest play. The film, like the play, will have something for everyone, he says. Its a ghost story, a thriller, an action-packed murder mystery, and a great tragedy that is profoundly movi... View more info

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The Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes - Shakespeare Head Press Limited Edition, #585 of 1000 [The Stratford Town Shakespeare]

By: Shakespeare, William; Clark, William George; Wright, William Aldis

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Duffield & Company, New York / Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford-upon-Avon: 1904

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1860963


Limited edition, #585 of 1000. Spine labels toned with loss from two volumes, boards of a couple volumes lightly soiled. Descriptive label tipped in on front endpaper of first volume. 1904 Hard Cover. Large 8vo. Complete in ten hardcover volumes. Original beige cloth, paper spine labels. Printed on laid paper in a limitation of 1000 copies. This was the first work to be released by the Shakespeare Head Press, which was a fine press in Shakespeare's hometown of Stratford-... View more info

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Shakespeare's Works. Dramatic and Poetic with Glossarial Notes. and a Life by Rev. Alexander Dyce. Illustrated. Complete in One Volume. [Cover Title: The Works of Shakspeare, Complete]

By: Shakespeare, William; Dyce, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Worthington Co.: 1887

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266381


Hinges repaired, a couple plates have light marginal stain midway down fore-edge. 1887 Hard Cover. xxix, 988, [2] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, black titles on gilt backgrounds, black stamped decorations, decorated endpapers. Engraved frontispiece and plates. Two-column format. A collection of Shakespeare's plays and poetry, with a brief biographical sketch by Alexander Dyce, and glossarial notes. View more info

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King Lear [The Tragedy of] (Signet Classic)

By: Shakespeare, William; Fraser, Russell

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Signet Classic: 1998

Seller ID: 2204018


Near Fine. 1998 Mass Market Paperback. lxxvi, 275 pp. Full of cruelty and betrayal, King Lear is the story of an aging monarch whose blindness to the true nature of those around him ultimately leads to madness and despair. This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:• An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater• A special introduction to the play by the editor, Russell Fraser• Selections from Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles o... View more info