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Pollard, Alfred W. (Alfred William) 1859-1944

Overview
Works: 852 works in 3,057 publications in 4 languages and 32,358 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  History  Poetry  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Arthurian romances  Union catalogs  Sources  Biography  Autographs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Librettist, Compiler, Other, Contributor, Collaborator, Adapter, Correspondent, Dedicatee, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: PR1851, 821.17
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English miracle plays, moralities and interludes; specimens of the pre-Elizabethan drama by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

177 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents and other editions, see Author Catalog
The Library by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)( )

in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

62 editions published between 1926 and 1969 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abridged entries of all 'English' books ... copies of which exist at the British museum, the Bodleian, the Cambridge university library and the Henry E. Huntington Library, California, supplemented by additions from nearly one hundred and fifty other collections." -- p. xiii
Shakespeare's fight with the pirates and the problems of the transmission of his text by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

76 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early illustrated books : a history of the decoration and illustration of books in the 15th and 16th centuries by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

76 editions published between 1893 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1893 publication includes chapters devoted to early book illustration in Germany, Italy, France, Holland, Spain, and England. Pollard presents a history of book illustration in each country, details what distinguished the books from those being produced elsewhere, and offers an overview of specific books from various countries, such as The French Book of Hours. Lavishly illustrated with examples throughout, this important work will be of interest to students of art and history alike
Chaucer by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

59 editions published between 1893 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

60 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romance of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory( Book )

36 editions published between 1917 and 2016 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical adaptation of the King Arthur stories was published in 1920 and includes illustrations by Arthur Rackham. The tales are based off of Sir Thomas Malory's famous "Le Morte D'Arthur."
Fifteenth century prose and verse by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

22 editions published between 1864 and 2012 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

107 editions published between 1898 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains an introduction to the life of Chaucer, the Canterbury Tales, short poems, and his other works along with explanatory notes and textual notes, a glossary, and a proper name index
Fine books by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

36 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1912 history of bookmaking surveys the publishing trade from its beginnings, covering block-books, the invention and development of printing, early illustrated books, printing in England, woodcut and engraved illustrations, modern fine printing, and collecting. Pollard argues that modern books are not fine books, and are "handicapped" by their method of production
The Towneley plays by George England( Book )

76 editions published between 1887 and 1993 in English and English, Middle and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noye's fludde : the Chester miracle play, op. 59, set to music by Benjamin Britten( )

10 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le morte Darthur; the book of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1966 in English and French and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A census of Shakespeare's plays in quarto, 1594-1709 by Henrietta C Bartlett( Book )

35 editions published between 1916 and 1989 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare folios and quartos; a study in the bibliography of Shakespeare's plays, 1594-1685 by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

23 editions published between 1909 and 2005 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's hand in the play of Sir Thomas More by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

36 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the English Bible, the documents relating to the translation and publication of the Bible in English, 1525-1611 by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

37 editions published between 1911 and 2016 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travels of Sir John Mandeville : the version of the Cotton manuscript in modern spelling, with three narratives, in illustration of it, from Hakluyt's "Navigations, voyages & discoveries." by John Mandeville( Book )

14 editions published between 1900 and 1923 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book details the sometimes fantastic explorations of Sir John Mandeville, the self-identified English knight of the 14th century, though his identity has never been confirmed and some scholars believe he was actually of French origin. The work explores his travels through Turkey, Arabia, Syria, Persia, Libya, Egypt and more
Old picture books; with other essays on bookish subjects by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

22 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engrossing survey of early picture books," or illustrated books, these collected works examine the art of using illustrations to tell a story as well as discuss a range of other bookish" subjects, such as illustrated bibles and printers' marks resulting in a charming portrait of the early days of bookmaking
 
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Shakespeare's fight with the pirates and the problems of the transmission of his text
Alternative Names
Alfred W. Pollard englischer Buchwissenschaftler und Shakespearegelehrter

Alfred William Pollard

Alfred William Pollard bibliografo inglese

Alfred William Pollard bibliographe et bibliothécaire britannique

Alfred William Pollard Brits auteur

Pollard, A.W.

Pollard, A.W. 1859-1944

Pollard, A. W. (Alfred William), 1859-1944

Pollard, Alfred 1859-1944

Pollard, Alfred W.

Pollard, Alfred W. 1859-1944

Pollard, Alfred William

Pollard, Alfred William 1859-1944

אלפרד ויליאם פולארד סופר בריטי

آلفرد پلارد

ポラード, A. W

ポーラード, アルフレッド・ダブリウ

ポーラード, エー・ダブリウ

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Early illustrated books : a history of the decoration and illustration of books in the 15th and 16th centuriesThe works of Geoffrey ChaucerShakespeare's hand in the play of Sir Thomas More