THE BOOK CALLED HOLINSHED'S CHRONICLES: An account of its inception, purpose, contributors, contents, publication, revision and influence on William Shakespeare. With a leaf from the 1587 edition.
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Book Club of California
Date Published: 1968
Edition: First edition
Condition: Slight fading to upper portion of front board, else fine
Book Id: 21964
, 83,  pp. Original leaf tipped to blank leaf preceding first page of text; folio, white linen spine and decorative boards. Designed and printed in an edition of 500 copies by Adrian Wilson at his Press in Tuscany Alley, San Francisco.
With a fine leaf - page 939/940 from the 1587 second edition of Holinshed's Chronicles. Leaf measures 13.25 x 8.5 inches, black letter text in 2 columns. Text recounts events in the reign of Henry VIII, including the deaths of Thomas More and Queen Ann.