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Rubbing to spine. Some foxing. Some staining to boards. ; [xii (first leaf blank)], 184 pages. Green cloth baords with gilt lettering and rule on spine, gilt lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 209 x 162mm. Contents: The Shakespeare Miracle; Hamlet; Falstaff; Iago; Shylock; Caliban; Macbeth; Richard the Third; Julius Caesar; King Lear; Romeo and Juliet; Cleopatra; A Midsummer Night's Dream; As You Like It; Henry the Eighth; Shakespeare's Women; Winter's Tale; Beatrice and Benedick; Malvolio; Shakespeare's Asses. Printed dedication to the members of the Dunedin Shakespeare Club. The author was Rector of Otago Boys' High School, Dunedin. "Had these Studies been written in the first instance for publication, they would have taken a different form [. . .] But they were originally adderesssed to a Shakespeare Society - The Dunedin Shakespeare Club - of which the writer has the honour to be President, and were meant merely to serve as introductory to certain plays, or parts of plays, selected for public reading." - from the Prefatory Note.
Title: Short Studies in Shakespeare
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1898
Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 20836