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An Anglo-Saxon Reader

By: Alfred J Wyatt (Ed with Notes and glossary)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007556

Condition: Very Good


Collection of Anglo-Saxon texts in three parts: Early West Saxon Prose; Later Prose; Poetry. 360pp with comprehensive glossary. Former owner's name to front endpaper and brief annotations to margins of first section, light bumping to corners and sunning to edges, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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Shakespeare's Stories

By: Beverley Birch

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hove, East Sussex, Macdonald Young Books: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006722

ISBN: 0-7500-1757-0

Condition: Very Good


Five Shakespeare plays retold for children in an attractive volume with colour drawings on every page and an illustrated cast list at the start of each play. Coloured endpapers. 128pp. Child's ownership inscription to verso of contents page, otherwise very good clean copy. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges, fading to spine and small tear at top of spine, otherwise good. View more info

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Shakespeare's Complete Sonnets

By: C M Walsh

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008527

Condition: Good


The complete Shakespeare sonnets, with introduction and notes. 285pp. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Top edges dusty, other edges untrimmed. Slight foxing to early pages and pencil inscriptions to front endpaper, slight fraying to spine and blemish to front board, possibly from candlewax, otherwise good copy of this scarce edition. View more info

King Richard III - The South Bank Shakespeare

By: C W R D Moseley (Editor), William Shakespeare

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, University Tutorial Press Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004117

ISBN: 7231-0097-7

Condition: Very Good


Text of the play, with notes including the background, sources, plot, themes, characters and style. 266pp. Boards slightly bowed, some marking to boards and endpapers and front endpaper has been glued to the pastedown, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Shakespeare's 'Mirror Up to Nature' with Highlights in Full

By: Charles A Norrington

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Self Published: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005515

ISBN: 0-646-03708-0

Condition: Near Fine


'A companion booklet to Shakespeare, the Bible, Milton and Others, in our daily conversation, for those who do not have the complete works handy'. A personal selection from Shakespeare's plays, 78pp. Minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Tales from Shakespeare

By: Charles and Mary Lamb

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, W P Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell: 1906

Seller ID: 007022

Condition: Fair


Twenty Shakespeare plays rendered into prose. 344pp, illustrated with approx 8 monochrome prints. Gilt lettering to front board and spine, decorated endpapers. All edges gilt, corners curved. Backstrip faded and rubbed, with some loss at top and bottom, slight marking to gilt edges, some foxing to margins and floral prize certificate to front pastedown, otherwise fair reading copy. View more info

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Tales From Chaucer

By: Charles Cowden Clarke

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London & Toronto, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005443

Condition: Very Good


Everyman's Library No.537. Chaucer's stories presented in modern language for young readers. 233pp plus publisher's list to rear. Gilt lettering and design to spine, top edges tinted, decorated endpapers. Slight foxing to fore-edges, title page and endpapers, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

The Arden Edition of the Works of William Shakespeare: The Poems

By: F T Prince (Editor), William Shakespeare

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1960

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003498

Condition: Good


201pp. Gilt bands and lettering to spine. Title page printed and red and black. Library stamps to title page and front pastedown, with brief catalogue notes and owner's name in ink. Some fading and small nicks to backstrip, bumping to spine and corners, one turned page corner and slight dustiness to top edges, otherwise good copy, clean and tight. View more info

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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

By: G N Garmonsway (Translation & Introduction)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008233

Condition: Good


Documents which form the oldest and most complete European annals. Prefatory note by Bruce Dickins. Everyman's Library No. 264. 295pp with index. Copper title to spine. Top edges tinted. Some bumping to spine and corners and extensive pencil annotations to margins, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ somewhat soiled with edgewear and several tears to corners. View more info

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The Canterbury Tales (Guild Edition)

By: Geoffrey Chaucer

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint of 1981 Edition

Seller ID: 006975

Condition: Very Good


The Canterbury Tales, translated into modern English prose by David Wright. Attractive modern edition with gilt design to front board and spine and dark green endpapers. Minor marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Pilgrim's Progress

By: John Bunyan

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins Clear-Type Press: 1953

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006260

Condition: Very Good


Gilt title to spine, top edges tinted. 319pp plus bibliography to rear, black and white portrait to frontis. Patterned endpapers. Spine slightly slanted and boards a little bowed, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Pilgrim's Progress

By: John Bunyan

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006268

Condition: Good


No.204 in Everyman's Library. Introduction by Rev H Elvet Lewis. Gilt lettering to spine, blind stamp to front board, top edges tinted, patterned endpapers. Slight marking to page edges, small bump at top of back board, ex libris label inside cover and former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ a little frayed to edges with darkened spine and 1/2" tear, otherwise fair. View more info

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The Holy War

By: John Bunyan

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, George Virtue: 1844

Edition: Presumed First Thus

Seller ID: 007325

Condition: Fair


"The Holy War, made by King Shaddai upon Diabolus, for the regaining of the metropolis of the World, or, the Losing and Taking again of the Town of Mansoul, illustrated by the author's own references, and embellished with sixty engravings". 260pp. Black paper-covered boards with half-binding in black leather with gilt bands to spine and gilt lettering. Tissue-guarded engraved portrait to frontis. Rubbing to spine, corners and edges, top edges dusty, fore-edges br... View more info

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The Essential Shakespeare - A Biographical Adventure

By: John Dover Wilson

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005834

Condition: Very Good


Study of Shakespeare's character, placed against the setting of Elizabethan England. 148pp. Black and white portrait to frontis. Minor rubbing to spine and edges and small stain to part of top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress in Modern English

By: John Morrison (Edited, with Introduction and notes)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008298

Condition: Good


Modern edition, first published thus in1896. 168pp with index. Blind-stamped design to front board, black lettering to front and spine. Some bumping to spine and corners, top edges dusty, minor foxing to edges and former owner's name to endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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The Living World of Shakespeare - A Playgoer's Guide

By: John Wain

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books Ltd: 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006271

Condition: Good


Pelican edition. Critical work which brings Shakespeare's plays alive. 267pp with index. Reading crease to spine, rubbing to spine and edges, pages age-toned and left hinge weakening, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Shakespeare:Modern Essays in Criticism

By: Leonard F Dean (Editor)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint of Revised Edition

Seller ID: 006214

Condition: Good


Revised edition. Anthology of 30 essays on Shakespeare. 476pp. Some rubbing to spine, corners and edges, small tear to lower corner of spine and some discolouration to edges and back of cover, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Shakespeare

By: Martin Fido

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008308

ISBN: 0-600-38255-9

Condition: Very Good


Scholarly biography of Shakespeare as a product of country, city and theatre life in Elizabethan England. 144pp, illustrated mainly in black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards slightly bowed, minor bumping to top edges and owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ worn, fraying and loss to top of spine. Book will weigh over 1kg when packaged, so extra postage will be requested for 1st class or overseas shipping. View more info

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The Girlhood of Shakespeare's Heroines Volume I

By: Mary Cowden Clarke

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London & New York, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1914

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008191

Condition: Fair


Everyman's Library for Young People. 432pp. Gilt design to spine. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, gilt on spine dulled, boards bowed, edges sunned and marking to boards. Reading copy only. View more info

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A Chaucer Glossary

By: Norman Davis, Douglas Gray, Patricia Ingham, Anne Wallace-Hadrill (Compilers)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005976

ISBN: 0-19-811171-1

Condition: Very Good


Practical aid to the reading of Chaucer, which aims to explain the meanings of words and phrases used by Chaucer which are unfamiliar in modern English. 185pp. Slight surface and edge wear to cover, minor rubbing to spine and labels on back and inside cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info