Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1951. Lith. Reprinted Corrected Edition. Blind-stamped cloth. 8vos, 4 volumes, maroon cloth with blindstamped rules & gilt-stamped lettering on spines; 4 B&W frontispieces & 13 illustrations within texts: Vol. I: Book I. The Court; Book II. The Control of the Stage (388 pages + 1 illust.); Vol. II: Book III. The Companies, Book IV The Play-Houses (557 pp. + 3 illusts.); Vol. III: Staging at Court...[&] in the Theatres; Book V. Plays and Playwrights (518 pp. + 3 illusts.); Vol. IV Anonymous Work, Appendices, Indexes (467 pp. + 6 illusts.) 6 lbs & 12 oz. Very Good +. Item #300
Essential study for Elizabethan and Shakespearean studies of the drama and theatres.
Internally and externally VG+/NF set with corrections. Previous owner's signature ("G. Edmonds / Bristol University") on ffe of vols. 1-3; minor signs of tape removed from pastedowns.