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Six Elizabethan Plays

By: Bald, R. C.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1963

Book ID: SCW03546

Condition: Very Good


BF4 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in pink and tan wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some light soiling of the cover overallplus some sunning along the front left cover edge plus the original owner's name in black ink on the top right corner of the front endpaper plus some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. This is an older printing but it is tight and clean. A collection of Elizabethan plays that includes "Tamburlaine the Great," "The Shoemakers' Holiday," "The Knight of the Burning Pestle," "Epicoene, o... View more info

Bussy d'Ambois

By: Chapman, George

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, Bison Books/University of Nebraska Press: 1964

Book ID: SCW12475

Condition: Good


BZ4 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in white and blue wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a patch of rubbing and label staining at the top right corner of the front cover plus there is some very light overall rubbing and soiling of the covers plus there is some foxing on the top outside paper edges. This is a title in the publisher's Regents Renaissance Drama series. Edited by Robert J. Lordi. This play was originally performed in 1604 and is the author's first play. A play about the chivalric heroism of the main character. The ac... View more info

'Tis Pity She's a Whore

By: Ford, John

Price: $2.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, A & C Black Publishers Ltd: 1988

Book ID: SCW07227

ISBN: 0713628332

Condition: Good


BH1 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white and yellow wraps with very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some light creasing on the back cover plus there are some notes in black ink on the last two pages. Edited by Brian Morris. A fully-annotated edition with modern spelling of an important English play about incest originally published in 1633. 97p. View more info

Exile and Change in Renaissance Literature

By: Giametti, A. Bartlett

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC12884BB

ISBN: 0300030746

Condition: Very Good


BS1 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the front, couple of taped labels on the spine and fading, wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, inside flaps taped on the top and bottom to the book cover, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has library stamping on the top and copyright page with label, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, a few pencil writing, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

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The Brutus Revival: Parricide and Tyrannicide During the Renaissance

By: Piccolomini, Manfredi

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Carbondale, Illinois, Southern Illinois University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW12386

ISBN: 0809316498

Condition: Very Good


BZ4 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. A discussion of the Renaissance revival of parricide and tyrannicide based specifically on Marcus Brutus' assassination of Caesar. The author examines how renaissance humanists saw this as an example of a historical figure transformed into a mythical figure of the just citizen rebelling and the unjust tyrant, accomplished through the Renaissance respect and study of the classics. 8.75"x5.75", 142 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

From Topic to Tale: Logic and Narrativity in the Middle Ages

By: Vance, Eugene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, University of Minnesota Press: 1987

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW12503

ISBN: 0816615365

Condition: Good


CF4 - A trade paperback book enscribed by the author in good+ to very good- condition. Enscribed to the original owner by the author in black ink on the half title page. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light creasing on the front cover plus there is some very, very light edge wear along the free edges of the covers. This is a title in the publisher's Theory and History of Literature series. With a foreword by Wlad Dogzich. A book about the transition from a Latinate culture to one based on a vernacular langue that took place from the ... View more info