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Hotson, Leslie, 1897-1992, author.

Shakespeare versus Shallow / by Leslie Hotson.

London : The Nonesuch Press, 1931.
Edinburgh : R. and R. Clark, Limited, [1931]
Physical Description:
[6], ix-xiv, 374, [2] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2827 .H68 1931
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Facsimile between pages 26 and 27 accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress.
With documents to prove that Justice Gardiner was the prototype of Shallow.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, 76
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BAC: British Art Center copy bound in dark blue buckram.
Subject Terms:
Gardiner, William, ca. 1531-1597.
Gardner family.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Shallow.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.
R. & R. Clark (Firm), printer.

  • Preface
  • Shakespeare's quarrel
  • The life of Justice Gardiner
  • White luces
  • Justice Shallow and Abraham Slender
  • The date of the Merry wives of Windsor
  • The women in the case
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix [Gardiner documents (pages 133-350)]

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