Rowse, A. L.SHAKESPEARE'S SOUTHAMPTON: Patron of Virginia. Harper & Row. [New York]. 1965. (1965). First Edition Hard Cover 1st American edition. 324pp. Tall 8vo. 1/4 red cloth & black cloth with giltstamped publisher's logo on the front cover & gilt-lettered spine. Uncut pages. Gray endpapers. Frontispiece + 8 other b/w plates on coated paper with 15 illustrations. Facsimiles. Genealogical table. Index. A Biography of the 3rd Earl of Southampton (Henry Wriothesley) who was Shakespeare's patron & also a force in the settlement of the Virginia colony. Fine (No defects)/ DJ (A hint of wear to the top of the spine, top left corner of the back worn o/w Fine).