(Toronto, ON, Canada: The Aliquando Press, 1980). 8vo. quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards, paper spine label. (24) pages. Limited to 100 numbered copies. Designed, printed, and bound by William Rueter. Selected Shakespearean sonnets. READ MORE about A GARLAND OF LOVE
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Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1957. small 4to. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. ix, 42, (2) pages. First edition, limited to 2500 copies. The finding of this manuscript bookseller's list from the early 17th century led to the dating of Shakespeare's play. The list is reproduced in collotype. Only minor wear to jacket. READ MORE about SHAKESPEARE'S LOVE'S LABOR'S WON, NEW EVIDENCE FROM THE ACCOUNT BOOKS OF AN ELIZABETHAN BOOKSELLER
Metuchen, NJ: American Book Collector, 1931. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. 23 pages. Limited to 71 copies. An essay. Edge near spine tanned, wear at extremities. READ MORE about THE ORIGIN AND DEVLOPMENT OF SHAKESPEARE'S HAMLET
(Northampton, MA): Longbourn Press, (2011). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 343+(1) pages. The Perfect Visit tells the story of two bibliophiles who go back in time to rescue lost books and manuscripts. Vanessa Horwood decides on Regency England; Ned Marston goes to Shakespeare's. The novel takes its title from Jane Austen's Emma: "it was a delightful visit -- perfect, in being much too short." This is what Vanessa and Ned plan for. Then things go... READ MORE about THE PERFECT VISIT
New York, NY: The Winthrop Press for the American Type Founders Company, 1897. 8vo. original stiff paper wrappers, top edge cut, other edges uncut. 47+(1) pages. Special printing of this essay first published in England. Introduction, preface, An essay on Shakespeare's knowledge, or lack thereof, of typography. Covers tanned, chipped at edges. Previous owner's bookplate on inside front cover. READ MORE about SHAKSPERE & TYPOGRAPHY
N.P. University of Pennsylvania Library, 1955. small 8vo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards. (x), 132 pages. First edition. Three A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures given at the University of Pennsylvania in 1954 which surveys what recent Shakespearian scholarship has revealed as the major problems facing the editor, and illustrates the critical and bibliographical techniques which may lead to a new text. Lacks jacket. READ MORE about ON EDITING SHAKESPEARE AND ELIZABETHAN DRAMATISTS
London: Martin Breslauer, (1971). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 88 pages followed by 28 pages of plates. List XXXIX. A bookseller's catalogue including many examples of seventeenth and eighteenth century bookbinding. Also includes autograph letters, incunabula, and type specimens. Works by William Shakespeare and Richard Weir, among others, are offered. Illustrated by twenty-eight pages of plates, many showing notable bindings. Index of authors and titles. READ MORE about MISCELLANY OF BOOKS AUTOGRAPHS AND MANUSCRIPTS ON MANY SUBJECTS
New York: AMS Press, 1972. 8vo. cloth. xii, 335 pages. Reprint of the 1878 first edition. READ MORE about STUDIES ON THE TEXT OF SHAKESPEARE: WITH NUMEROUS EMENDATIONS AND APPENDICES
Washington, DC: The Folger Shakespeare Library, 1999. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 128 pages. Exhibition catalogue. Table of contents, foreword by Rachel Doggett, introduction by the editor, two appendices, glossary, selected bibliography. Black and white illustrations throughout. READ MORE about FOOLES AND FRICASSEES: FOOD IN SHAKESPEARE'S ENGLAND
Mansfield Centre: Martino Publishing, 2004. Oversized 8vo. cloth. ix, 550 + [v], 551-1154 pages. 2 volumes. Facsimile reprint of the original 1909 edition published in New York by Dodd, Mead and Company (See Besterman 918). "The collection here described consists for the most part of works of English Literature, covering the period from Caxton to the latter part of the nineteenth century. Among so many works of the utmost rarity as are here described it... READ MORE about A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS CONSISTING OF ENGLISH LITERATURE AND MISCELLANEA INCLUDING MANY ORIGINAL...
N.P. (Herbert W. Simpson, 1955). 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Done entirely in the calligraphic hand of Raymond DaBoll. Folded. READ MORE about HAMLET: TO THE PLAYERS BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616
Kensington: Cayme Press, 1927. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. 46, (2) pages. First edition (Cayme Press Pamphlet No. 6). A critical and historical analysis of Shakespeare's sonnets. With an introduction by the author. Frontispiece. Pages unopened. Wrappers chipped along edges. READ MORE about NOTES UPON SOME OF SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS
London, England: Henry Sotheran and Co., 1870. 16mo. original vellum boards, string ties, top edge cut, other edges uncut, later clamshell box. variously paginated. Limited to 131 numbered copies, signed by the editor. Venus and Adonis from a hitherto unknown edition of 1599. The Passionate Pilgrim from the first edition of 1599. Certaine of Ovid's Elegies translated by Christopher Marlowe. Editor's preface precedes the first three works. Listing of editions precedes Venus and Adonis. Covers... READ MORE about VENUS AND ADONIS, THE PASSIONATE PILGRIM, EPIGRAMMES, AND CERTAINE OF OVID'S ELEGIES
(Washington, DC): The Folger Shakespeare Library, 1990. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers encompassed by marbled paper portfolio with Velcros fasteners. xvi, 95+(1) pages. Limited to 750 numbered copies. Catalogue of an exhibition at the library 1990-1. Table of contents, foreword by Werner Gundersheimer, introduction by Elizabeth Niemyer, list of donors, index. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE about FIVE YEARS OF ACQUISITIONS
(Washington, DC: The Folger Shakespeare Library), 1987. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (115) pages. Catalogue for an exhibition to celebrate the Folger Shakespeare Library's fifty-fifth anniversary. The fifty-five items featured include a letter from John Donne to Sir George More, 1602; a replica of Shakespeare's Temple at David Garrick's home; a collection of embroidered bindings from the 1600's, etc. Illustrated with ms. facsimiles, title pages, maps and prints. READ MORE about FOLGER'S CHOICE: FAVORITES ON OUR FIFTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY
London, England: The Folio Society, 1989. 8vo. cloth, slipcase. unpaginated. Table of contents, introduction by Katherine Duncan-Jones, glossary. Engravings by Simon Brett, Peter Reddick, Harry Brockway, Peter Forster, Jany Lydbury, George Tute, and Michael Renton. READ MORE about THE SONNETS & A LOVER'S COMPLAINT
(Northampton, MA: The Gehenna Press, 1973). folio. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Prospectus for the publisher's Gehenna Shakespeare (Brook 74-75). Includes a Baskin illustration. Folded. READ MORE about Prospectus for THE GEHENNA SHAKESPEARE
San Francisco, CA: Grabhorn-Hoyem, n.d. oblong 32mo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Prospectus for a suite of four of Shakespear's sonnets to be printed as broadsides suitable for framing. READ MORE about Prospectus for FOUR SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1892. tall 12mo. two-tone cloth, top edge gilt. 212 pages. Six lectures, the first four of which discuss "Revolutions in Literary Taste." The Lectures five and six discuss "The Study of Literature as a Part of Education." Previous owner's pencil markings on rear paste-down endpaper. Heavy spotting towards rear board edge, boards soiled. Corners worn. Spine tanned and soiled. READ MORE about WRITERS AND READERS
New York: Burt Franklin, (1969). 8vo. cloth. Frontispiece; xxxviii, 317, (18) pages. Reprint of the 1874 edition. READ MORE about CONFESSIONS OF WILLIAM HENRY IRELAND, CONTAINING THE PARTICULARS OF HIS FABRICATION OF THE...
Philadelphia: (privately printed), 1946. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp. 85-96. Reprinted from To Doctor R. Mary Hyde writes about the Shakespeare forger, William Henry Ireland and bases her talk on manuscript material in the possession of Rosenbach. READ MORE about SHAKESPEARE, JR
Bloomington: The Lilly Library, 1996. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 132 pages. A catalogue for the exhibition held at the Lilly Library in 1996, which featured books related to the Romantic Civilization, from 1776-1848. Authors such as Horace Warpole, John Keats, William Shakespeare and others were included. It has 152 entries and is illustrated and indexed. READ MORE about THE PEOPLE'S VOICE, A ROMANTIC CIVILIZATION, 1776-1848
Liverpool: Shakespeare Press, (1907). large 12mo. cloth. (ii), 7 pages. First edition. An account of a lecture given by William Jaggard to the members of the Shakespeare Club on April 9th, 1907 on what is accepted to be Shakespeare's earliest play, Love's Labours Lost. The account is reprinted from the Stratford-upon-Avon Herald April 19th, 1907. Bookplate of private book-collector's club with accession number and withdrawal stamp on front pastedown endpaper. READ MORE about SHAKESPEARE'S FIRST PLAY, SOME GLEANINGS AND CONJECTURES UPON "LOVE'S LABOURS LOST."
New York: Kelly-Winterton Press, 2012. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. 11, (3) pages. Limited to 133 copies. Poetry, first published in 1599, commonly attributed to Shakespeare. Introductory note states that a number of the poems were actually written by others, including Barnfield, Griffin, Marlowe and Raleigh, although Shakespeare's authorship the five in this volume has been verified. Printed in the digitized version of Zapf Civilité with permission of Hermann Zapf. An exquisite booklet. READ MORE about THE PASSIONATE PILGRIM
With an introduction by Hyder Edward Rollins.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1948. 8vo. cloth, paper spine and cover label. 125 pages. With an introduction by Hyder Edward Rollins. Bibliography of the publications of this noted Harvard professor and Shakespeare scholar. Paper spine label is chipped. READ MORE about A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITINGS OF GEORGE LYMAN KITTREDGE