Five books on William Shakespeare, biography, criticism etc
including work by F E Halliday and Louis Marder
Here are five hardback books in dustwrapper on William Shakespeare, his life and times, work and criticism.
1. D Nichol Smith, Shakespeare in the Eighteenth Century (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1928). First edition. Hardback in dustwrapper. Very good condition but with some tanning to the wrapper. Three lectures delivered at Brikbeck College, London, in 1927.
2. Kenneth Muir, Shakespeare as Collaborator (Methuen, London, 1960). First edition. Hardback in dustwrapper. Very good condition. Discusses the extent of Shakespeare's collaboration in the plays of Edward III, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Pericles and the lost Cardenio.
3. Louis Marder, His Exits and Entrances, The Story of Shakespeare's Reputation (John Murray, London, 1964). First UK edition. Very good, the wrapper with some tanning to the spine and edgewear. Shakespeare's ups and downs...
4. F E Halliday, The Life of Shakespeare (Duckworth, London, 1961). First edition. Hardback in dustwrapper. Very good condition. A (then) new account of the Bard's life.
5. Dennis Kay, Shakespeare, His Life, Work and Era (Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1991). First edition. Hardback in dustwrapper. Good condition, with some dusting to the pages' top edge and a little crinkling to the wrapper's edges.
All books are in strong readable condition.