English Literature in the 16th Century

O2

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English Literature in the 16th Century, excluding Drama is Volume III in the Oxford History of English Literature, edited by F.P. Wilson and Bonamy Dobree. It also exists under the 1990 title, Poetry and Prose of the 16th Century. One setting of the work currently exists.

Oxford University Press  (September 16, 1954)
Printing: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Clarendon Press, Oxford
Navy Blue hardback with gold title/author on spine
Jacket: Brown series title over blue title, author all on brown field with blue border on tan cover
696 pages


Printing History:

1. 1954 for 30s
2. 1959 for 30s
3. 1962 for 30s
4. 1965 for 30s
5. 1968 for 30s

Oxford Paperbacks (March 29, 1973)

Printing: Vivian Ridler, University Press, Oxford
Orange paperback with black title, white author over large paisley “XVI” above lack field
378 pages


Printing History: [continued from O2a1]

6. 1953
7. 1959
8. 1967

O3

Setting 1

Excluding Drama

O4

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Oxford University Press (September 16, 1954)

U.S. Edition
Printing: New York
Navy Blue hardback with gold title/author on spine
Jacket: Tan series title in brown box over blue title, author in box on tan cover
696 pages


[1] Hooper gives both the English O1 and the American O2 a release date of 16 September, 1954.” A simultaneous release where the covers differ is possible but unusual.


Printing History:
Sold for $10.00

OHEL-O3-1-73-Cover

O1

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Oxford University Press (March 29, 1990) [1]
Retitled: Poetry and Prose in the Sixteenth Century
Printing: Clarendon Press, Oxford (Courier International, Tiptree, Essex)
Navy Blue hardback with gold title/author on spine

Jacket: Blue series title on tan cover over tan title, author in blue field with blue border
ISBN: 0-19-812231-4
696 pages


[1] Hooper lists the publication dates of both O3 and O4 as “29 March” of their respective years. While possible, a confusion of the dates is also possible. 


Printing History:

6.  1990

(OHEL)

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