Shakespeare Head Press

an exhibition of the books of A.H. Bullen and Bernard Newdigate by Ian Rogerson

Publisher: Manchester Polytechnic Library in Manchester

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 32-33) and index.

Statementcatalogue and introduction by Ian Rogerson.
ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Library.
LC ClassificationsZ232.S525 R64 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 43 p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1926564M
ISBN 100901276197
LC Control Number90140178

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The edition of the Shakespeare Head Press, Oxford by Barnes & Noble Books, containing all the plays, arranged in the chronological order of their composition, the poems, and a glossary. double column pages. Large, heavy black leatherette hardcover. All edges gilt/5(89). This Shakespeare Head Press edition restores the text to its original form, notably recreating the space breaks on the page with which Woolf deliberately fragmented her narrative.

The editor provides an extensive introduction, discussing the genesis of the novel, its biographical elements, the process of composition and revision, and the history of its early critical reception/5(75). Inthey established the Hogarth Press which published many of Woolf's novels, along with other notables, such as, T.S.

Eliot. Virginia desperately needed a room (space) of her own. But, her fanciful flights and gripping internalization needed to be grounded. Virginia often used stream of consciousness style writing via her characters/5(53). The works of William Shakespeare: in ten volumes by Shakespeare Head Press (Author), William Shakespeare (Author), A H.

Bullen (Author) & 0 moreAuthor: Shakespeare Head Press. "The text is that prepared by the late Arthur Henry Bullen for the Stratford town edition, to print which he founded the Shakespeare Head Press in "--Page v. During the s, the Shakespeare Head was most known for its children's books with Golden Press Pty.

Ltd., also part-owned by consolidated Press. The imprint was later mainly for school texts and Australian literature, and has been largely disused since about   The Shakespeare Head Press is very underrated and under appreciated.

Their presswork is superb and when they operated under Bernard Newdigate's direction they produced some wonderful editions. FWIW, I own the following books from the Shakespeare Head Press: 1.

Boccaccio's Decameron (2 volumes) in full morocco leather bindings. This volume is a reprint of the Shakespeare Head Press edition, and it presents all the plays in chronological order in which they were written. It also includes Shakespeare's Sonnets, as well as his longer poems Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece/5(7).

Shakespeare saw none of his plays through the press; any printed in his lifetime were incompetently done; in the year of his death Ben Jonson came out with a handsome collected edition of his own. A small printing and publishing business established at Stratford-upon-Avon in by A.

*Bullen, to produce a Stratford. Nos. one & two are the second edition; nos. are the first edition. This matches the two copies at The British Library and the copy at Oxford. OCLC does not record other complete sets. Katherine Adams bound individual parts. The Shakespeare Head Press was founded in by A.

Bullen, to print the works of Shakespeare. Find The Works Of William Shakespeare by Shakespeare, William at Biblio. - Stratford-on-Avon - The Shakespeare Head Press, Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. The Shakespeare Head Press's limited edition of Shakespeare's works, in attractive bindings and printed on handmade paper.

With a differenttissue-guarded frontispiece in every volume. Also excluded from The Shakespeare Head Press Edition are Virginia Woolf’s letters and diaries, which have already been edited.

In the selection of texts, the edition is the first to take into account variants between the first English and the first American editions of Woolf’s works, as well as variants found in surviving proofs.

Each. The Works of William Shakespeare, Gathered into One Volume by Shakespeare, William Seller Keogh's Books Published, Condition, colour faded at edges of covers, spine tanned and scuffed at head and tail with many tears at head, page edges tanned but inte.

Shakespeare Head Press. Education catalogue. MLA Citation. Shakespeare Head Press. Education catalogue / Shakespeare Head Press. Australian/Harvard Citation. Shakespeare Head Press.

n.d., Education catalogue / Shakespeare Head Press. Wikipedia Citation. The Shakespeare Head Press was founded by Arthur Bullen in Stratford-on-Avon in for the express purpose of printing a complete, fine-press edition of Shakespeare's works in the author's home town.

New, high quality editions of many other major British authors followed. Seller Inventory # Oxford: Shakespeare Head Press, Item # The Shakespeare Head Chaucer, with Hand-Colored Drawings of the Canterbury Pilgrims, Taken from the Ellesmere ManuscriptHandsomely Bound by Bayntun Rivière ca.

SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Oxford: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Published for the Press. The Shakespeare Head Press did issue the complete works of Shakespeare, as well as those of Yeats. For the first decade or so of its existence, the Press operated on the model of a fine press – indeed, some of the equipment used at the Press had previously been used by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, including one of the printing presses.

Shakespeare Head Press Ovid. OVYDE HYS BOOK OF METAMORPHOSE BOOKS X-XV. [Shakespeare Head Press]: Ovid: Oxford & Stratford-upon-Avon: Basil Blackwell & Stratford-upon-Avon: Quarto. Linen and boards, paper labels, untrimmed.

Interesting linoleum block bookplate, slightly bowed, otherwise about fine, in somewhat soiled and frayed dust jacket. Contains an introduction and extensive notes, which demonstrate that in writing the book, Woolf drew upon a capacious memory filled by a lifetime of reading, writing, listening and observing.

Forms part of the prestigious Shakespeare Head Press series of Woolf's works. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.