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The workes of Benjamin Ionson.

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  • Class

    SR - OS - 80 Jonson/

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  • Physical description

    [12], 668; 228 p. : port. (metal cut) ; 2°.

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: Mostly in verse. The title page is engraved and signed "Guliel[mus] Hole fecit". The subsidiary plays each have separate dated title pages. That to "Poeêtaster" has imprint "London, printed by Robert Young. M.DC.XL.". "Epigrammes" begins new pagination and register; otherwise pagination and register are continuous. The portrait is signed: Ro: Vaughan fecit. Entered to R. Bishop 4 March 1639. Signatures: A-3K6 3L4; ²A-T6. [pi]1-2 incl. tp.; 4P5 damaged and repaired, most of text lost; 4Q4 damaged and repaired and reattached; [pi]3-A2 and 4I3-4Q2 damaged at upper outer corner and repaired; MS. ink and pencil marginal marks and notes (single words) throughout UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 14753 Greg, III, p.1073-5 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1958. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640: 756:2). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink signature: Richd. Conyers on [pi]2r (C17th/18th); purchased 18 March 1949 from Mr Garside; deposited by the RSC UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Contemporary full leather with blind-tooling, re-backed UK-SuSCL