New York: Brentano's, 1920. First Edition. Decorated cloth. 8vo, olive green quarter linen over white buckram with white paper label & "Non Sans Droict" escutcheon of Shakespeare stamped in green on cover, limited to 550 copies, deckle edges, 261 pages. Very Good +. Item #306
Useful discussion of Shakespeare's "lost years" and likely early involvement with Elizabethan acting companies, the Earl of Southampton, with a reasonable case being made for John Florio as the original of Falstaff (rather than, say, John Shakespeare).
VG+ to NF copy of an important study. Neat bookplate of previous owner on front pastedown.