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The Golden Shakespeare: An Anthology

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First edition 1949. Printed on fine paper which manages to fit 700 pages of text into a 2.5cm thick volume. Maroon cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine and a gilt crest on the front. Light edge wear. No inscriptions, binding is tight, text appears to be little read. A scholarly anthology of extracts from Shakespearean plays in "more or less" chronological order of their composition with the Sonnets (dating disputed) to the rear. Logan Pearsall Smith (1865 - 1946) chose this approach of presentation for “the growth in Shakespeare's mastery of language, of poetry, and of character-creation" becomes most clearly apparent when his plays are read in the order they were written. Fine condition.

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Fine condition, first edition
Author(s):
Smith, Logan Pearsall (compiler)
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1949
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
700
Publisher:
Constable & Co

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First edition 1949. Printed on fine paper which manages to fit 700 pages of text into a 2.5cm thick volume. Maroon cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine and a gilt crest on the front. Light edge wear. No inscriptions, binding is tight, text appears to be little read. A scholarly anthology of extracts from Shakespearean plays in "more or less" chronological order of their composition with the Sonnets (dating disputed) to the rear. Logan Pearsall Smith (1865 - 1946) chose this approach of presentation for “the growth in Shakespeare's mastery of language, of poetry, and of character-creation" becomes most clearly apparent when his plays are read in the order they were written. Fine condition.

Added value:
Fine condition, first edition
Author(s):
Smith, Logan Pearsall (compiler)
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1949
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
700
Publisher:
Constable & Co

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