Shakespeare Jest-Books, Reprints Nof the Early and Very Rare Jest-Books Supposed to Have Been Used By Shakespeare; 1] mA Hundred Merry Talys, from the Only Known Copy; 2] Merry Tales and Quicke Answeres from the Rare Edition of 1567

By: HAZLITT, W. Carew - Editor

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


Reprint of two quite different early Tudor period collections of humorous anecdotes, published within a few years of each other. The first was The Hundred Merry Tales, the only surviving complete edition of which was published in 1526.[1] The other, published about 1530, was titled Merry Tales and Quick Answers and originally contained 113 stories. x, 11-129; xiv, 15-162. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, Blue cloth with bevelled edges and gilt titles to the spine shows virtually no wear. Unpacked weight, 579g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly for heavier books for shipment to Canada and Overseas, but not usually to the USA. Questions? Quotes? Images? - please email.

Title: Shakespeare Jest-Books, Reprints Nof the Early and Very Rare Jest-Books Supposed to Have Been Used By Shakespeare; 1] mA Hundred Merry Talys, from the Only Known Copy; 2] Merry Tales and Quicke Answeres from the Rare Edition of 1567

Author Name: HAZLITT, W. Carew - Editor

Categories: Humour, Miscellaneous,

Edition: Later Edition [?]

Publisher: London, Henry Sotheran: 1881

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 34221

Keywords: SHAKESPEARE JOKES JEST-BOOKS