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Mr. VVilliam Shakespeares comedies, histories, and tragedies. Published according to the true originall copies.

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    SRP - 37/1632

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    [20], 303, [1], 46, 49-100, [2], 69-232, 168, 269-419, [1] p. ; 2°.

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General note: Editors' dedication signed: Iohn Heminge. Henry Condell. Mostly in verse. With an engraved title-page portrait of the author signed: Martin· Droeshout: sculpsit· London. Colophon reads: Printed at London by Thomas Cotes, for Iohn Smethwick, William Aspley, Richard Hawkins, Richard Meighen, and Robert Allot, 1632. Signatures: [superscript pi]A6 *4 A-2B6 2C² a-y6 2a-3c6 3d4. "The life and death of King Iohn" and "The prologue" (to Troilus and Cressida) begin new pagination on a1r and 2a1r respectively. The first of nine imprint variants of this edition; see "Studies in bibliography" V, p. 81-108. 12 leaves, signatures 3B-3C6, consisting of the first 12 leaves of Cymbeline numbered 399 [error for 389]-412; 3C2 is torn and two portions of the text lost UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 22274 Greg, III, p. 1113-5(*) Pforzheimer, 906 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1969. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1187:12). Ownership and custodial history: Deposited by the RSC UK-SuSCL