Shakspere and his forerunners. Studies in Elizabethan Poetry and Its Development from Early English [Edited by Henry Wisham Lanier].
New York: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1902.
First ediion. Illustrated. 2 vols. 8vo. Original red cloth gilt. Bookplate of A. J. Cox, some discoloration of endpapers, light rubbing and darkening of cloth BAL 11280; Jaggard p. 189 lists only the 1903 London edition; Merle Johnson p. 306. Item #39029
Most of this work were originally presented as lectures on Shakespeare given by Lanier in Baltimore at Johns Hopkins and Peobody Institute.