The First Tome Of The Palace of Pleasure, Beautified, Adorned, And Well Furnished With Pleasant Histories And Excellent Novels. Very requisite for Delight and Profit.; From the Edition printed by Thomas Marsh, 1575. Edited By Joseph Haslewood

London: Robert Triphook, 1813. Hardcover. 492, 700 pages. 24.5 x 19 cm, First modern edition, and first reprint since 1580, and the best edition of this important source book for Shakespeare (amongst others), printed from the early editions. These early tragedies herein adumbrate a large portion of the Elizabethan drama. Haslewood has added some biographical notes, including collations of all the early editions, and notes on the variations of the text. An austerely, wide margined but finely printed work. Book labels, very clean and fresh internally, slight toning first few endpapers Vol.I, modest extremity rubbing, tight binding, raised bands gilt decorated. Contemporary half calf, blue aubergine cloth decorated in blind in raised floral motif, marbled endpapers and all edges marbled. 2 vols. Very good. Item #19394

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