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Mr. William Shakespear's comedies, histories, and tragedies : published according to the true original copies : unto which is added, seven plays, never before printed in folio : viz. Pericles Prince of Tyre, The London prodigal, The history of Thomas Lord Cromwel, Sir John Oldcastle Lord Cobham, The puritan widow, A Yorkshire tragedy, The tragedy of Locrine.

Author/Creator:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Standardized Title:
Plays
Edition:
The fourth edition.
Publication:
London : Printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley at the Anchor in the New Exchange, and at the Crane in St. Pauls Church-Yard, and in Russel-Street Covent-Garden, 1685.
Format/Description:
Book
[12], 272 [i.e. 270], [2], 328, 303, [1] p. : port. ; 37 cm. (fol.)
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Signatures: pi , [susperscript pi]A , A-Y , Z , 2B-2Z , *3A-*3D , *3E , 3A-4B , 4C [missigning D3 as C3, U3 as U2, 2B and 2C as B and C, 2D3 as D3, 2M3 as M3, 2O1 as 2P1, *3A3 as *2A3, *3E1,2 as 3E1,2; not signing 2E3].
Pagination (from Greg): 1-272 [misnumbering (33 as 23), (96 as 98), omitting 97-98, misnumbering 107 as 109, 109 as 111, (114 as 411), omitting 161-162, misnumbering (164 as 160), (169 as 171), 190-191 as 186-187, 219 as 221, 246 as 234, repeating 253-254 as 243,254; 1-328, [misnumbering (88 as 87), (93 as 92), (225 as 224), (228 as 232)]; 1-303, [misnumbering 67 as 76].
First imprint (star) as listed in Greg.
Local notes:
Copy 1 variants unlike Greg: (1st count) p. 96 not misnumbered [98], p. 114 not [411], p. 164 not [160], p. 169 not [171]); (2nd count, 88 not misnumbered [87], 93 not [92], 225 not [224] and 228 not [232]). Leaf D3 not missigned C3, 2M3 not missigned M3.
Imperfect: Copy 1 frontispiece and t.p. have been rebacked; leaves A1.4 are bound preceding leaves A2.3.
Copy 2 variants unlike Gregg: (1st count) p. 96 not misnumbered [98] and p. 114 not [411]. Leaf 2M3 not missigned M3.
Imperfect: Copy 2 leaves A2.3 bound before leaves A1.4.
Copy 3 variants unlike Greg: (1st count) p. 96 not misnumbered [98], p. 114 not [411], p. 164 not [160], p. 169 not [171]. Leaves D3 not missigned [C3] and 2M3 not [M3].
Provenance:
Bradbury, Charles (bookplate) (copy 1)
Bartram, (autograph) (copy 2)
Furness, Horace Howard, Jr. (donor) (copies 1 & 2)
Furness, Louise Brooks Winsor (donor) (copies 1 & 2)
Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- (bookplate) (copy 3)
Chronology:
1685
Cited in:
Greg III, 1119.
Wing (2nd ed.) S-2915.
OCLC:
187471490
Status/Location:
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