By Charles Downing, Clelia
London   Greening and Co
9" by 6" xx, 104pp
A fascinating perspective on the man that was William Shakespeare. Downing believes that Shakespeare was a reincarnation of the Divine this work delves into his theory.
By Charles Downing, Clelia

1901 The Messiahship of Shakespeare

London   Greening and Co
9" by 6" xx, 104pp
A fascinating perspective on the man that was William Shakespeare. Downing believes that Shakespeare was a reincarnation of the Divine this work delves into his theory.
£170.00
: 0.5kgs / : 630L31

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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed

The first edition of this work. Signed by the author to the recto of front endpaper. 'With the Author's Best Regards' dated 1907. Penned by Charles Downing, also known as 'Clelia'. He also wrote the works, 'God in Shakespeare' and 'Great Pan Lives'. The work opens with 'The Messiahship of Shakespeare: a Symbolic Poem' before exploring the religious symbolism to 'The Sonnets', 'The Tempets', 'The Winter's Tale', 'Cymbeline' and more. A truly intriguing piece of literary criticism and religious philosophy.

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In a full cloth binding. Externally, rubbed to the spine and board edges. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with just the odd spots.

Very Good

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