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NUMBER AND GEOMETRY IN SHAKESPEARE'S MACBETH: THE FLOWER AND THE SERPENT
Written by Sylvia Eckersley.
Stock no. 2137789
Published by Floris Books. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Gilt title to spine. An important book for Shakespeare and numerology experts alike. ISBN: 9780863155925. Some light browning/foxing to outer page edges. A little edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE FIRST FOLIO OF SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare.
Stock no. 1823592
Published by W.W. Norton & Company Inc.. 2nd 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Norton Facsimile. Based on Folios in the Folger Shakespeare Library Collection. Prepared by Charlton Hinman with an introduction by Peter W.M. Blayney. Large format. Heavy volume. Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories & Tragedies. Published according to the True Original Copies. Leather spine. Pictorial cloth. Second edition. ISBN: 0393039854. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed with one or two minor knocks to edges.

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HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN SHAKESPEARE'S COUNTRY
Written by William Holden Hutton. Illustrated by Edmund H. New.
Stock no. 2137617
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1926. Very good condition.

Pocket edition. Top edge gilt. Full brown calf. Gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some scuffing to cover edges. Page edge browning. A few grubby marks.

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SONNETS
Written by William Shakespeare.
Stock no. 2136608
Published by A.C. Curtis. 1902. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. This edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets has been carefully corrected and compared with the original edition published in 1609. The only alteration mae has been the correction of a few obvious misprints. Covers are a little bowed. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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THE SONGS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1322269
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

12 glorious tipped-in colour plates. 2 turquoise plates plus decorations on every page. Red cloth, gilt spine and blind decorations to covers. Turquoise pictorial endpapers. 239 numbered pages includes index of first lines. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear to corners. Spine slightly faded. There is spotting to the front cover and a few light marks to the rear cover. Some writing in ink to verso of front free-endpapers. Some foxing to contents and textblock else contents clean.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 1321654
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1929. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with dark blue titles and vignettes. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, a tiny indentation to lower edge of front cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly grubby. Small red marks to rear panel of wrapper.

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THE FIRST FOLIO OF SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare.
Stock no. 1321646
Published by W.W. Norton & Company Inc.. 1996. Fine condition.

The Norton Facsimile. Based on Folios in the Folger Shakespeare Library Collection. Prepared by Charlton Hinman with an introduction by Peter W.M. Blayney. Large format. Heavy volume. Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories & Tragedies. Published according to the True Original Copies. Leather spine. Pictorial cloth. Second edition. ISBN: 0393039854. Still in original shrinkwrap, looks fine.

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MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Lorna Burgoyne.
Stock no. 1822079
Published by Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent & Co. 1st thus 1919. Very good condition.

The Play of Shakespeare. Large format. Grey cloth boards, gilt tile and vignette of Puck to front, no title to spine. 6 colour plates, numerous b/w plates. 136 pages. Light wear and rubbing to spine and corners. A few marks to boards. Free front endpaper is browned with gift inscription and date in ink. Small foxspots throughout and a few small grubby marks. Some hinges pulled. All plates present.

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THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; H.J. Oliver.
Stock no. 1821706
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by H.J. Oliver. Very large format, includes a commentary volume, contained in solander case. Three-quarter bound in green goatskin leather, green marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Commentary volume is bound in green cloth. Limited Edition of 1000. This is copy 309 of 1000. A lovely set.

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SHAKESPEARE'S LIFE AND WORLD
Written by Katherine Duncan-Jones; William Shakespeare.
Stock no. 1320815
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Compiled and introduced by Katherine Duncan-Jones. Mauve cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Cream endpapers depicting street maps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to corners else fine. Publisher's cream slipcase is slightly grubby and rubbed at opening corners.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1318631
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Prince Charming Colour Books for Children series. Grey-green cloth covers with black titles to front and spine. 30 colour plates. 472 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Spine slightly bumped, foxed and rubbed. Small brown spot to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents otherwise clean.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1318102
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1919. Good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles with gilt vignette. 40 tissue-guarded tipped in colour plates. xxiv and 143 pages. Unfortunately the spine, rear cover and lower spine corner of front cover have been 'touched up' with some kind of blue ink (no idea why - sorry). There is a light damp stain to the edge of the front cover. One plate has a couple of tiny edge chips and another has a tiny piece of surface paper rubbing. There is some foxing to the contents. If it wasn't for the 'touching up' of the covers this would be a very good copy.

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