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Henry IV. Part 1
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin Classics
Publication date February 1, 2000
Pages 117
Binding Paperback
Edition New
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140714562
ISBN-10 0140714561
Dimensions 0.25 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $8.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
England resides in a state of unrest as Henry IV despairs over his son and heir, Prince Henry, who is led into a life of debauchery by Falstaff, while the Percy family attempts to wrest the crown from the Bolingbroke line.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series edited by A. R. Braunmuller and Stephen Orgel
 
The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare’s time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read editions incorporate over thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. With definitive texts and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals for many years to come.
 
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Editions
Hardcover
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from 1st World Library (November 1, 2005)
9781421813080 | details & prices | 112 pages | List price $25.95
About: KING.
from Indypublish.Com (June 1, 2002)
9781404309005 | details & prices | 112 pages | List price $16.99
With David Bevington (other contributor) | from Clarendon Pr (May 21, 1987)
9780198129158 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $155.00
About: During Shakespeare's lifetime, I Henry IV was his most popular play, and today, as in the 1590's, Sir John Falstaff towers above Shakespeare's other comic inventions.
from Plays (June 1, 1965)
9780823801114 | details & prices | List price $3.50
About: "A quite wonderful ideaSo blindingly obvious, I can't understand why nobody had thought of it before.
Paperback
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from 1st World Library (November 1, 2005)
9781421813462 | details & prices | 112 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $10.95
About: KING.
from Kessinger Pub Co (June 30, 2004)
9781419162374 | details & prices | 156 pages | List price $21.95
About: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
from Indypublish.Com (June 1, 2002)
9781404309012 | details & prices | 112 pages | List price $11.99
About: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Claire McEachern (other contributor) | New edition from Penguin Classics (February 1, 2000)
9780140714562 | details & prices | 117 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $8.00
About: England resides in a state of unrest as Henry IV despairs over his son and heir, Prince Henry, who is led into a life of debauchery by Falstaff, while the Percy family attempts to wrest the crown from the Bolingbroke line.
from Dover Pubns (April 14, 1997); titled "Henry IV, Part 1"
9780486295848 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $3.00
About: One of the most popular of all Shakespeare's history plays, Henry IV, Part I re-creates actual events from early-15th-century English history as King Henry deals a rebellion inside with his kingdom led by Harry Percy ("Hotspur") and other notables.
With Joyce Meyer, Roma Gill (other contributor) | from Oxford Univ Pr (June 25, 1987)
9780198319481 | details & prices | 7.00 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $7.50
This edition also contains Battlefield of the Mind: Winning the Battle in Your Mind
About: For this new edition, the text of the play, the notes, and the introductory matter have all been revised so as to make them clearer and more accessible.
With John Colmer, Dorothy Colmer | from Longman Trade/Caroline House (September 1, 1986)
9780582527270 | details & prices | List price $2.95
About: Book by Shakespeare, William, Colmer, John, Colmer, Dorothy
With Alan Durband | from Barrons Educational Series Inc (February 1, 1985)
9780812035858 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $7.99
About: Discussion questions, background information, and a modern English version accompany the original text of Shakespeare's play about succession and kingship
from House of Collectibles (August 1, 1984)
9780676396904 | details & prices | List price $3.96
from Cambridge Univ Pr (March 1, 1968)
9780521094757 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $27.99
About: John Dover Wilson's New Shakespeare, published between 1921 and 1966, became the classic Cambridge edition of Shakespeare's plays and poems until the 1980s.

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