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1 The Wonderful Winter
Chute, Marchette
New York E. P. Dutton 1973 Fourteenth Printing Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket Grace Golden, Illustrator Signed
Fourtheenth Printing, SIGNED by author, in dust jacket. Very clean gray-blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers illustrated with map of London. No previous owner markings. Signed on half-title page by author: "Best Wishes from the Author - Marchette Chute." 216 pp. Illustratd by Grace Golden. Dustjacket is clean and bright but has chipping along top edge of back panel (up to 1" in depth). Photo and brief biography of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a boy who runs away to London and experiences life around Shakespeare's theatre. 020324

Price: 20.00 USD
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Commmentary on Shakespeare's Richard III, Clemen, W.H
2 Commmentary on Shakespeare's Richard III
Clemen, W.H
Great Britain Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1968 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with black title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 247 pgs. with index. Very clean dustjacket has corner clip at lower corner of front flap (UK price is still present), no chips or tears, slight edgewear with dustjacket's clear coat from manufacturer lifting slightly. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Shakespeare. 010151

Price: 80.00 USD
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Players: The Mysterious Identity of William Shakespeare, Fields, Bertram
3 Players: The Mysterious Identity of William Shakespeare
Fields, Bertram
New York ReganBooks - HarperCollins 2005 0060775599 / 9780060775599 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (and with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown boards with darker brown spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 308 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author revisits all the critical facts and unanswered questions regarding the true identity of the author of the magnificent body of poems and plays attributed to William Shakespeare. 027433

Price: 10.00 USD
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Shakespeare-Land: Beautiful England, Jerrold, Walter
4 Shakespeare-Land: Beautiful England
Jerrold, Walter
London and Glasgow Blackie & Son, Ltd. 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket E. W. Haslehust, Illustrator 
Clean gray boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slight browning to edges. Hint of wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; previous owner inscription on back of frontis illustration. Illustrated with twelve color paintings by E. W. Haslehust. Printed in England. 63 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has one tiny shallow chip at rear spine corner edge, one short closed edge tear (1/2") at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 9". Great Britain. 017316

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Johnson Reader, Johnson, Samuel (McAdam, E. L., Jr. & George Milne, Editors )
5 A Johnson Reader
Johnson, Samuel (McAdam, E. L., Jr. & George Milne, Editors )
New York Pantheon 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean marbled beige boards with rust red cloth spine, bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip, no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; no other marks. 464 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (6.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears, small surface abrasion from sticker removal at top right corner of front panel which is not very noticeable. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An anthology which offers a full picture of Johnson; his most famous works, including Raselas, the Preface to the Dictionary, the Preface to Shakespeare, and samples of Johnson's poetry, plus pieces on Johnson's thoughts and philosophy on war, slavery, politics and more. 019629

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6 Serenissima: A Novel of Venice
Jong, Erica
Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin 1987 0-395-42922-6 / 9780395429228 First Hard Cover Very Good + Verry Good+ Jacket 
Clean green boards with red metallic lettering on cover, brown cloth spine with red lettering. No bumping, hint of wear at bottom board edges. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean pale green endpapers. 225 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "...this exquisite tale gives the reader both a compellling portrait of our modern-day film world and a clue to the passions behind Shakespeare's most enigmatic work." 8 vo.. Fiction. 010264

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Shakespeare's Hidden Life: Shakespeare at the Law 1585-1595, Knight, W. Nicholas
7 Shakespeare's Hidden Life: Shakespeare at the Law 1585-1595
Knight, W. Nicholas
New York Mason Lipscomb 1973 0-88405-003-3 / 9780884050032 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 325 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear at top of rear panel, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A study of the "lost years" of Shakespeare's life, from 1585 to 1595 when he was 21 to 31 years of age. 8vo. Biography. 016710

Price: 25.00 USD
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Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects, MacGregor, Neil
8 Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects
MacGregor, Neil
New York Viking 2012 0670026344 / 9780670026340 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in fine new condition. Very clean white boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight, page and edges are clean and bright, clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 320 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fine, collectible first edition. 026209

Price: 18.00 USD
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Tales from Shakespeare, Shakespeare (Charles and Mary Lamb, Editors)
9 Tales from Shakespeare
Shakespeare (Charles and Mary Lamb, Editors)
Chicago W. B. Conkey 1900 Hardcover Good 
Decorated American trade binding. Size approx. 4-1/2" x 6-1/4". Red cloth boards with black and red decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of soiling, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean but slightly tanned. No date of publication; previous owner inscription neatly penned and dated May 1903 on front free endpaper. 411 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 028157

Price: 8.00 USD
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The Comedies of Shakespeare; The Tragedies of Shakespeare;  The Histories and Poems of Shakespeare (Three Volumes Complete in Original box), Shakespeare, William
10 The Comedies of Shakespeare; The Tragedies of Shakespeare; The Histories and Poems of Shakespeare (Three Volumes Complete in Original box)
Shakespeare, William
Chicago Spencer Press, Inc. 1955 Players Illustrated Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good Box Jacket 
Very clean rust cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on covers and spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. Volume I - 1101 pgs. Volume II - 1266 pgs. Volume III - 1153 pgs. In sturdy original brown box (no cracking to box, very light corner wear to lid, several spots on lid). A beautiful set of books. 005515

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Comedy of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare, William
11 The Comedy of A Midsummer Night's Dream
Shakespeare, William
London Freemantle & Co. 1901 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated binding (fairy perched on a mushroom) with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Specially decorated throughout for children and with an Introduction by Mrs. Herbert Railton. Very light soiling to boards. Tiny spots of wear to spine ends. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner inscription dated 1909 neatly penned on front free endpaper. Black and white illustrations. No writing or marks. Some pages have tears at margins from rough opening of uncut pages. 127 pages. 024222

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - Comprising His Plays and Poems, Shakespeare, William
12 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - Comprising His Plays and Poems
Shakespeare, William
Spring Books 1968 Eleventh Impression Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Hardcover book in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying, Very faint dampstain to bottom front corner edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with browning to edges and endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Double column format. Red top-stained upper page edges. 1081 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023330

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare with the Temple Notes, Shakespeare, William
13 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare with the Temple Notes
Shakespeare, William
Cleveland / New York World Syndicate Publishing Company 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Circa 1930 tooled edition with raised engraved image of Shakespeare on cover. 6" x 8" x 3" deep. Clean book, very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Red top-stained page edges with convenient thumb index on fore edges. Front free endpaper has corner clip to upper right corner. 1173 pages. This volume contains all of the Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare, the history of his life, his will, an introduction to each play, and an index to characters. Illustrated with original designs by T. M. Matterson, Engravings by Alexander Anderson. 026641

Price: 24.00 USD
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Tales from Shakespeare, Shakespeare, William (Charles and Mary Lamb)
14 Tales from Shakespeare
Shakespeare, William (Charles and Mary Lamb)
Chicago and New York Rand McNally 1920 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram "S" in a box - F. Berkeley Smith). Green cloth boards with brown, white, black and green fairy and mushroom design on cover in a wooded scene with a rising moon. Red lettering on cover and spine, decorated spine. Spots of wear to spine ends and corners. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with very neatly penned previous owner name and address on front free endpaper. Color and black and white illustrations. Preface by Charles and Mary Lamb. 350 pages. 026600

Price: 25.00 USD
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Through the Year: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, various
15 Through the Year: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
various
London Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh 1892 Leather_bound Very Good+ 
Beautiful leather-bound volume of poetry. Size approximately 7-1/4" x 9-1/4", flexible brown leather covers are stamped with a fan and fern design, sturdy string binding. Tiny spot of wear-through to one corner tip. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Printed on high quality paper; beautifully illustrated in black and white. All pages and edges are clean. Poems by Wordsworth, Burns, Tennyson, Shakespeare and other greats. 027977

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, William Shakespeare (John Wilson, Editor)
16 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (John Wilson, Editor)
London Octopus Books 1981 0706414004 / 9780706414004 Reprint Hardcover Fine 
Beautiful dark green faux leather with gold lettering on cover and spine, gilt page edges. The Cambridge Text, Established by John Dover Wilson for the Cambridge University Press. Preface by Philip Brockbank, Professor of English andDirector of the Shakespeare Institute in The University of Birmingham. As new condition. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful marbled endpapers. Illustrated with drawings by Ian Beck. 1181 pages with glossary. 025765

Price: 30.00 USD
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Studies in English Literature - Being Typical Selections of British and American Authorship, from Shakespeare to the Present Time, William Swinton, Editor
17 Studies in English Literature - Being Typical Selections of British and American Authorship, from Shakespeare to the Present Time
William Swinton, Editor
New York Harper & Brothers 1881 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
Very clean pebbled brown leather boards; slightest edge wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean blank endpapers - no names or bookplates. Preface by William Swinton. Black and white portraits of authors. 638 pages with glossary. Includes some of the works of Percy bysshe Shelley, Daniel Webster, Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Pope, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and many other greats. 026975

Price: 35.00 USD
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