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Title:Life and Letters in Tudor and Stuart England [First Folger Series]
Item ID:DH00-009730
Publisher:Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 1962
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Cornell University Press, 1962, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First

First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. First collected edition, published for The Folger Shakespeare Library. Green gilt stamped cloth over boards, black-and-white frontispiece, vii, 528 pages, black-and-white illustrations. A collection of lectures and articles on such topics as the Life of William Shakespeare, Authorship of Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Theater and the Dramatic Tradition, Music in Elizabethan England, the English Church in the Sixteenth Century, Schools in Tudor England, Universities in Tudor England, English Dress in the Age of Shakespeare, English Courts and Recreations and more. In an illustrated dust jacket that is rubbed, bumped/chipped at corners, spine ends, soiled. "Created with the nonspecialist in mind, these essays on various aspects of the culture of Shakespeare's England combine authentic and interesting information with a pleasant style and a gentle sense of humor. Although there are no footnotes, this book is based on the sound, scholarly knowledge of the authorities who are its authors. Each essay describes some aspect of the civilization of the period when the English-speaking people are beginning their first expansion overseas and laying the foundations of new realms abroad. Many excellent and appropriate plates supplement the written descriptions contained in this book." Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 0 oz. Category: History; Books; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 009730.
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