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.

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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.
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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.
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:
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Slight fading to upper portion of front board, else fine
Book Id: 21964

Description

[5], 83, [1] 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.

Comments

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.



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