Wit, Humor and Shakspeare: Twelve Essays
Weiss, John

Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1876. First First edition. Original pebbled brown cloth lettered in gilt; 428 pps. Collection of a dozen essays on the wit and humor of Shakespeare as evidenced in his writings. Includes essays "Falstaff: His Companions; Americanisms", "Blonde Women: Lady Macbeth"; "Helena; Ophelia"; "Portia"; "Women and Men"; "The Porter in 'Macbeth', The Clown in 'Twelfth Night', The fool in 'Lear'" and others. A tight copy with cover gilt bright but well sunned at the spine (tho' the lettering is still clear). Very Good Cloth (Item ID: D8257)


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