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An excellent conceited tragedie of Romeo and Iuliet.

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  • Class

    SR - 50.29 texts/1766

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  • Physical description

    A-E8 18cm

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

General note: Printed on back of titlepage "This is the first edition of Romeo and Juliet before it received the alterations and improvements to be found in the copy that follows". Section extracted from Vol. 4. of 'Twenty of the plays of Shakespeare. Being the whole number printed in quarto... published from originals, by George Steevens,' 1766; with the footer line 'Vol IV' ; Bound as item one in the volume, with two others. UK-SuSCL Ownership and custodial history: Pencil inscription on titlepage by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps: 'Presented by J.O. Halliwell'. UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Half leather, with spine title label : 'Reprints of Shakespeare's Plays. I'