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Mr. VVilliam Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies : published according to the true originall copies.

Author/Creator:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Standardized Title:
Plays
Other Title:
First folio PU
F1 PU
Mr. William Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies
Publication:
London : Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed. Blount, 1623.
Format/Description:
Book
[18], 303, [1], 46, 49-100, [2], 69-232, [2], 79-80, [26], 98, [2], 109-156, 257-993 [i.e. 399], [1] p. : port. (engraving) ; 34 cm. (fol.)
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Colophon: Printed at the charges of W. Jaggard, Ed. Blount, I. Smithweeke, and W. Aspley, 1623.
Signatures: [superscript pi]A⁸(A1+1) A-2B⁶ 2C² a-g⁶ [superscript chi]g⁸ h-v⁶ x⁴ chi² [par.]-2[par.]⁶ 3[par.]1 aa-ff⁶ gg² Gg⁶ hh⁶ kk-bbb⁶.
Leaves missigned (from Greg): V1 as vv; a3 as Aa3; m3 as l3; bb2 as Bb2; Gg2-3 as gg2-3; nn1-2 as Nn1-2; oo1 as Oo; tt2 as tt3; xx1 as x; yy2-3 as y2-3. Leaf oo2 unsigned.
Pagination (from Greg): 1-303 [misnumbering 50 as 58, 59 as 51, 86 as 88, 153 as 151, 161 as 163, 164-165 as 162-163, 189 as 187, 249-250 as 251-252, 265 as 273]; 1-232 [omitting 47-48, misnumbering 89-90 as 91-92, leaving 2 p. unnumbered after 100 and repeating 69-100, misnumbering 165-166 as 167-168, 216 as 218]; 1-399 [misnumbering 77-80 as 79-82, having only 2 unnumbered pp. (2nd blank) in place of 99-108, omitting 157-256, misnumbering 278 as 259, 282 as 280, 308 as 38, 379 as 289, 399 as 993].
Printed in double columns.
Local notes:
Imperfect: genuine port. (in state 2) inlaid in title leaf; colophon mutilated with some text supplied in ms; several leaves mended at margins.
Variants unlike Greg: V1 not signed Vv; p. 278 (3rd count) not misnumbered 259, p, 279 misnumbered 259.
Provenance:
Furness, Horace Howard, Jr. (donor)
Furness, Louise Brooks Winsor (donor)
Chronology:
1623
Cited in:
Lee, S. Census, 94
Greg III, p. 1109-1113
STC (2nd ed.) 22273
ESTC S111228
Contributor:
STC Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
43481208
Status/Location:
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