This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... Gav. My lord, these titles far exceed my worth. Kent. Brother, the least of these may well suffice For one of greater birth than Gaveston. K. Edw. Cease, brother: for I cannot brook these words. 160 Thy worth, sweet friend, is far above my gifts, Therefore, to equal it, receive my heart; If for these ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... Gav. My lord, these titles far exceed my worth. Kent. Brother, the least of these may well suffice For one of greater birth than Gaveston. K. Edw. Cease, brother: for I cannot brook these words. 160 Thy worth, sweet friend, is far above my gifts, Therefore, to equal it, receive my heart; If for these dignities thou be envied, I'll give thee more; for, but to honour thee, Is Edward pleased with kingly regiment. Fear'st thou thy person? thou shalt have a guard: Wan test thou gold? go to my treasury: Wouldst thou be loved and feared? receive my seal; Save or condemn, and in our name command Whatso thy mind affects, or fancy likes. 170 Gav. It shall suffice me to enjoy your love, Which whiles I have, I think myself as great As Caesar riding in the Roman street, With captive kings at his triumphant car. Enter the Bishop of Coventry K. Edw. Whither goes my lord of Coventry so fast? B. of Cov. To celebrate your father's exequies. But is that wicked Gaveston returned? K. Edw. Ay, priest, and lives to be revenged on thee, That wert the only cause of his exile. Gav. 'Tis true; and but for reverence of these robes, Thou should'st not plod one foot beyond this place, mt B. of Cov. I did no more than I was bound to do; And, Gaveston, unless thou be reclaimed, As then I did incense the parliament, So will I now, and thou shalt back to France. Gav. Saving your reverence, you must pardon me. K. Edw. Throw off his golden mitre, rend his stole, And in the channel christen him anew. Kent. Ah, brother, lay not violent hands on him! For he'll complain unto the see of Rome. 190 Gav. Let him complain unto the see of hell; I'll be revenged on him for my exile. K. Edw. No, spare his life, but seize upon his goods: Be thou lord bishop and receive his rents, And...
Fair. No dust jacket. surface of cover worn and stained, corners bumped, wear at edges and spine, endpapers faded, owner's sticker on inside of front cover, text blocks faded, text separating from binding at front hinge; text complete and unmarked. xlviii, 430 p., 1 l. front (port. ) 19 cm. The Mermaid series; the best plays of the old dramatists. [v.1]. Includes Portraits. General introduction. --Christopher Marlowe, by H. Ellis. --Tamburlaine the Great. --The tragical history of Dr. Faustus. --The Jew of Malta. --Edward the Second. --Appendix.
Frontis Illus. Very Good/No DJ. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Clean and Solid Copy Red/orange covers with very nice gilded decoration on front cover and spine. Cincinnati Bookstore "Acres of Books" stamped on inside bottom of front cover.
Very Good- 8vo. Hardcover, 8vo. 430 pp. Mild bumping to head corners of boards. Else very good in very good-dust jacket. DJ has moderate edgewear and some foxing to front panel, else vg. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Good in NO jacket. William Lyon Phelps, intro. Contents: "Tamburlaine the Great" (Parts 1 & 2), "...Doctor Faustus, " "The Jew of Malta, " "Edward the Second, " notes, & glossary. 7" tall; maroon cover with fading gilt lettering & decoration on spine; b/w glossy frontis; some wear to extrems of cover; a bit of fading to spine; prev. owner's bookplate front endpage & same owner's name stamped on free front endpage; faint stain on fore edge goes slightly into pp.
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