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Shakespeare: The Biography

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275618

ISBN: 140007598X

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink name on blurb page, faint odor of smoke, minor general wear. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 572 pp. Drawing on an exceptional combination of skills as literary biographer, novelist, and chronicler of London history, Peter Ackroyd surely re-creates the world that shaped Shakespeare--and brings the playwright himself into unusually vivid focus. With characteristic narrative panache, Ackroyd immerses us in sixtee... View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good


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 [William]

By: Brown, Ivor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Collins: 1963

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2263987

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0691067651

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 1584799129

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0061146498

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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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The Profane Book of Irish Comedy

By: Krause, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275596

ISBN: 0801414695

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. Page ridges faintly foxed. 1982 Hard Cover. 337 pp. An irreverent look at fourteen Irish dramatists. This book discusses the major works of 14 Irish playwrights: Samuel Beckett, Brendan Behan, Dion Boucicault, William Boyle, Paul Vincent Carrol, George Fitzmaurice, Lady Gregory, Denis Johnston, Sean O'Casey, Lennox Robinson, Bernard Shaw, George Shields, J.M. Synge, and W.B. Yeats. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0195026462

Condition: Good


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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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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0760703329

Condition: Near Fine


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 Complete Works [of William Shakespeare]

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 1905393

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 158663853X

Condition: Near Fine


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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Twelfth Night (No Fear Shakespeare)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $3.00

Publisher: SparkNotes: 2003

Seller ID: 2263279

ISBN: 1586638513

Condition: Near Fine


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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The Sonnets of William Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1946

Seller ID: 2266147

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0701165804

Condition: Very Good


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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Romeo and Juliet

By: Shakespeare, William; Bryant, J.A., Jr.; Barnet, Sylvan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Signet Classics: 2006

Seller ID: 2273765

ISBN: 1596092211

Condition: Very Good


Includes DVD. Wrappers rubbed, light general wear. 2006 Trade Paperback. lxxviii, 224 pp. Includes DVD, with new and updated critical essays and a revised bibliography. 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 in... 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

Condition: Very Good


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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King Lear [The Tragedy of] (Signet Classic)

By: Shakespeare, William; Fraser, Russell

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Signet Classic: 1998

Seller ID: 2204018

ISBN: 0451526937

Condition: Near Fine


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

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The Complete Works of [William] Shakespeare, from the Original Text: Carefully Collated and Compared with the Editions of Halliwell, Knight, and Collier: with Historical and Critical Introductions, and Notes to Each Play; and A Life of the Great Dramatist: Tragedies [and Poems]

By: Shakespeare, William; Knight, Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Johnson, Fry and Company: 1861

Seller ID: 2206711

Condition: Very Good


'Tragedies' volume only (though despite the title it also includes his complete poems) of what was likely a three-volume set. Edges rubbed, 1 inch spot on front board, front and end matter and a few plates lightly foxed. 1861 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 1099-1725 pp. 4to. Leather spine and corners, cloth boards, gilt titles. Full-page engravings throughout. William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616) was an English poe... View more info

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The Complete Works of Shakespeare, from the Original Text: Carefully Collated and Compared with the Editions of Halliwell, Knight, and Collier: with Historical and Critical Introductions, and Notes to Each Play; and A Life of the Great Dramatist - in Three Volumes

By: Shakespeare, William; Knight, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Martin, Johnson, and Company / Billin and Brother:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262507

Condition: Fair


Comedies and Tragedies are binders copies (text blocks loose from boards), boards moderately worn, plates pages and front and end matter foxed. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three hardcover volumes. Original leather, gilt titles & decorations, front board of each volume personalized with 'J.M. McGivern Jr.' stamped in gilt. Shakespeare's complete works, illustrated and annotated, with engraved illustrations throughout. View more info

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Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies Published According to the True Originall Copies: A Photographic Facsimile of the First Folio Edition

By: Shakespeare, William; Kokeritz, Helge; Prouty, Charles Tyler

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1954

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2197236

Condition: Very Good


1955 3rd printing. Lacks jacket. 1954 Large Hardcover. xxix, 889 pp. A 1954 photographic facsimile of the 1623 first folio edition of Shakespeare's complete plays. According to the preface, For the sake of convenient handling the size of the original type page has here been reduced by approximately one-fifth. To ensure maximum readability stains have been removed whenever possible without interfering with the text itself, but no other retouching has been undertaken... View more info

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Henry IV, Part 2 (Folger Shakespeare Library)

By: Shakespeare, William; Mowat, Barbara A.; Werstine, Paul

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks: 2009

Seller ID: 2204017

ISBN: 074348505X

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 2009 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. lxii, 338 pp. Henry IV, Part 2 is the only Shakespeare play that is a “sequel,” in the modern sense, to an earlier play of his. Like most sequels, it repeats many elements from the previous work, Henry IV, Part 1. This play again puts on stage Henry IV’s son, Prince Hal, who continues to conceal his potential greatness by consorting with tavern dwellers, including the witty Sir J... View more info

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The Works of William Shakespeare, Complete. Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy Left by the Late George Stevens, Esq. with a Memoir, in One Volume.

By: Shakespeare, William; Stevens, George; Chalmers, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: 1869

Seller ID: 2202822

Condition: Good


Spine head, corner of some pages, and rear endpapers stained, corners rubbed, presentation bookplate from Whitestown Seminary on front endpaper, ink name and two words in Greek on front flyleaf. 1869 Half-Leather. x, 977 pp. 8vo. Full leather, stamped decorations, gilt titles, five raised spine bands, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles on turn-ins, marbled endpapers. An attractive and complete collection of William Shakespeare's writings, with steel engravings throughout pro... View more info

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Macbeth (Updated Edition, Folger Shakespeare Library)

By: Shakespeare, William;; Mowat, Barbara A.; Werstine, Paul

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster Paperbacks: 2013

Seller ID: 2206275

ISBN: 0743477103

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, wrappers lightly rubbed. 2013 Mass Market Paperback. liv, 249 pp. In 1603, James VI of Scotland ascended the English throne, becoming James I of England. London was alive with an interest in all things Scottish, and Shakespeare turned to Scottish history for material. He found a spectacle of violence and stories of traitors advised by witches and wizards, echoing James’s belief in a connection between treason and witchcraft.Keywords: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE... View more info