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Comedies and tragedies written by Francis Beaumont and Iohn Fletcher Gentlemen. Neverprinted [sic] before, and now published by the authours originall copies.

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    SR - OS - 80/BEA

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    [52], 75, [1], 143, [1], 165, [3], 71, [1], 172, 92, 51, p. 50, 28, 25-48 p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 2°.

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Printed by at least 8 printers--cd. Pforzheimer catalogue. Includes all the plays not hitherto printed, except the Wild-goose chase, the manuscript of which was later recovered and which was printed in 1652. "The Epistle dedicatorie" is signed by John Lowin, Joseph Taylor, and eight others; "To the reader" is signed: Ja. Shirley, who is usually regarded as the editor. Portrait of Fletcher by W. Marshall. 5N1-5Q2 5T1-5X4 5I4-5M4 only, consisting of The woman's prize, The honest man's fortune and The knight of Malta; outer corners of all leaves worn and repaired with some loss of text; MS. red ink notes on 5M4v: text of "prefatory" copied from 1st collected Folio edition; MS. ink marks throughout; ink blots throughout Cited in: Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), B1581 Pforzheimer, 53 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1969. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 306:1). Microopaque. New York, N.Y. : Readex, 19--?. 1 microopaque ;23 x 15 cm. (Three centuries of drama. English, 1642-1700) (Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830). Also available in microfiche. Ownership and custodial history: Deposited by the RSC Binding Information:Full two-coloured leather with blind-tooling (C19th?) London : printed for Humphrey Robinson, at the three Pidgeons, and for Humphrey Moseley, at the Princes Armes in St Pauls Church-yard, 1647.