A Life Of William Shakespeare; Including Many Particulars Respecting The Poet And His Family Never Before Published

SKU: 011349
Regular price £395.00 GBP inc. VAT
A scarce and very unusual copy. Professionally rebound in quarter calf, cloth sides, new handmade end papers. Blind spine with many cuttings and photos relating to Shakespeare added throughout, making this a unique copy, added circa late 19th century. Red spine label with gilt lettering. Rages are rough cut. Internally tight, and generally clean save for a few minor marks to early pages. 76 illustrations. Contains occasional marks of its previous life with Stoke Newington Public Libraries. James Orchard Halliwell (21 June 1820 � 3 January 1889), was an English Shakespearean scholar, and a collector of English Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. According to his obituary, tipped in to early blank, he greatly assisted in the purchase for Stratford-on-Avon of New Place, formerly Shakespeare's estate, and for the establishment of the Shakespeare Museum in that town. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 1043g.(YBP Ref: 011349:15(1e))
  • Author: HALLIWELL, James Orchard
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  • Publisher: John Russell Smith
  • Condition: Very Good
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  • Size: 8vo - over 73/4in - 93/4in Tall
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Type: Ex Library
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  • Published Date: 1848
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  • Language: English