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Title:
Catalogue of the Shakespeare library formed by an English collector. To be sold February thirteenth and fourteenth ...
Author:
Hazlitt, William Carew, 1834-1913.
Publication Information:
New York : Anderson Galleries [1918]
Physical Description:
215 pages, 1 unnumbered page : frontispiece, illustrations (facsimiles) ; 24 cm
General Note:
Sale no. 1334.

969 entries.

The Shakespeare library was chiefly formed by Mr. W. Carew Hazlitt for an English bookseller for whose account it was sold.

"The library can be divided into the following seven sections: 1. Elizabethan, Jacobean and other ... rare books .. consulted by Shakespeare ... 2. Elizabethan and Jacobean books ... which throw light on Shakespeare's England. 3. First editions of famous old English plays. 4. Francis Bacon collection (26 entries) 5. 'The bond story' and other 'foundation' books used by Shakespeare. 6. Publications between 1599-1700 which contain specific references either to Shakespeare himself or to his poems and plays. 7. Plagiarisms, alterations, and adaptations of Shakespeare's plays.--p. [3]
Language:
English
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Format :
Book