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

Overview
Works: 794 works in 2,830 publications in 4 languages and 31,498 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Poetry  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Union catalogs  Biography  Sources  Autographs  Music 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Librettist, Compiler, Other, Collaborator, Contributor, Correspondent, Creator, Adapter, Dedicatee, Honoree
Classifications: PR1851, 821.1
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Most widely held works about Alfred W Pollard
 
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English miracle plays, moralities and interludes; specimens of the pre-Elizabethan drama by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

168 editions published between 1890 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in English and held by 1,293 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 )

53 editions published between 1926 and 1969 in English and held by 1,096 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 )

75 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,066 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 )

74 editions published between 1893 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,010 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
Le morte Darthur; the book of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory( Book )

22 editions published between 1920 and 2003 in English and French and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legenden om Kong Arthur og ridderne af det runde bord
Works by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

94 editions published between 1898 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 960 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
Chaucer by Adolphus William Ward( Book )

57 editions published between 1893 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken from the famous literary biography series English Men of Letters, this is a biography of the 14th century writer Geoffrey Chaucer, the author of The Canterbury Tales
Fifteenth century prose and verse by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

24 editions published between 1864 and 2012 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fine books by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

34 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 823 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 romance of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory( Book )

30 editions published between 1917 and 2010 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."
A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

37 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and German and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Towneley plays by George England( Book )

69 editions published between 1887 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1909 and 2002 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in English 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 )

32 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mission of Friar William of Rubruck : his journey to the court of the Great Khan Möngke, 1253-1255 by Willem van Ruysbroeck( Book )

14 editions published between 1900 and 1923 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Italian book illustrations, chiefly of the fifteenth century by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

39 editions published between 1894 and 1977 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old picture books; with other essays on bookish subjects by Alfred W Pollard( Book )

19 editions published between 1902 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 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 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

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 centuriesWorksShakespeare's hand in the play of Sir Thomas More