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The complete works: the edition of the Shakespeare Head Press, Oxford Item Preview. Arthur Henry Bullen, often known as A. H. Bullen, (9 February , London – 29 February , Stratford-on-Avon) was an English editor and publisher, a specialist in 16th and 17th century literature, and founder of the Shakespeare Head Press, which for its first decades was a publisher of fine editions in the tradition of the Kelmscott Press. Shakespeare Head Press Quick Reference A small printing and publishing business established at Stratford-upon-Avon in by A. H. Bullen, to produce a . Shakespeare Head Press was established in by Directors W. Francis Jackson and Dr Ernest Harden. Jackson and Harden were teachers and the company aimed to supply schools with cheap Australian-produced text books (including editions of Shakespeare, science, poetry and foreign languages). In it began publishing original Australian fiction.
William Shakespeare () is acknowledged as the greatest dramatist of all time. He excels in plot, poetry and wit, and his talent encompasses the great tragedies of Hamlet, King Lear, Othello and Macbeth as well as the moving history plays and the comedies such as A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Taming of the Shrew and As You Like It with their magical /5(7). The Shakespeare Head Press is very underrated and under appreciated. Their presswork is superb and when they operated under Bernard Newdigate's direction they produced some wonderful editions. FWIW, I own the following books from the Shakespeare Head Press: 1. Boccaccio's Decameron (2 volumes) in full morocco leather bindings. 2. - Stratford-on-Avon - The Shakespeare Head Press, Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. The Shakespeare Head Press's limited edition of Shakespeare's works, in attractive bindings and printed on handmade paper. The Works of William Shakespeare, Gathered into One Volume by Shakespeare, William Seller Keogh's Books Published, Condition, colour faded at edges of covers, spine tanned and scuffed at head and tail with many tears at head, page edges tanned but inte.
The Shakespeare Head Press was founded by Arthur Bullen in Stratford-on-Avon in for the express purpose of printing a complete, fine-press edition of Shakespeare's works in the author's home town. New, high quality editions of many other major British authors followed. Seller Inventory # The Works of William Shakespeare Gathered Into One Volume by Shakespeare, The text is in the very clear and readable Plantin type and is that prepared for the Shakespeare Head Press by the distinguished Elizabethan scholar, Arthur Henry Bullen. The Works of William Shakespeare, Gathered Into One Volume, Pages. Also excluded from The Shakespeare Head Press Edition are Virginia Woolf’s letters and diaries, which have already been edited. In the selection of texts, the edition is the first to take into account variants between the first English and the first American editions of Woolf’s works, as well as variants found in surviving proofs. Each. Shakespeare Head Press Ovid. OVYDE HYS BOOK OF METAMORPHOSE BOOKS X-XV. [Shakespeare Head Press]: Ovid: Oxford & Stratford-upon-Avon: Basil Blackwell & Stratford-upon-Avon: Quarto. Linen and boards, paper labels, untrimmed. Interesting linoleum block bookplate, slightly bowed, otherwise about fine, in somewhat soiled and frayed dust jacket.