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Mr. William Shakespear's comedies, histories, and tragedies. Published according to the true original copies. The third impression. And unto this impression is added seven playes, never before printed in folio. viz. Pericles Prince of Tyre. The London prodigall. The history o Thomas Ld. Cromwell. Sir John Oldcastle Lord Cobham. The Puritan widow. A York-shire tragedy. The tragedy of Locrine.

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    SR - OS - 37/

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    [20], 568, 560-607, 609-664, 667-715, 714-877, [1]; 20, 100 p. : port. (metal cut) ; 2°.

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General note: Editors' dedication signed: John Heminge, Henry Condell. The portrait is signed: Martin· Droeshout: sculpsit· London. "Roger Daniel printed quires A-E, I-Z, Gg-Aaa, and Ppp-Eeee; another printed quires F-H, Aa-Ff, and Iii-Ooo; while Alice Warren printed quires Bbb-Hhh"--(Pforzheimer). "The much admired play, called, Pericles, Prince of Tyre" and "The London prodigal" (caption titles) each have separate pagination and register. A reissue of the edition with imprint "London, printed for Philip Chetwinde, 1663". Leaves A1-2 are cancels, with the portrait on A1r and new title page on A2. The additional plays have been added (second p. 1-20, third 1-100). "Of the seven added plays only Pericles is now seriously considered to have any Shakespearian connection"--Pforzheimer. Comedy of errors (H6-I2) only; MS ink annotations throughout in a C17th hand; bound with 6 other plays from 1663 and 1685 editions UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (2nd ed.), S2914 Pforzheimer 909 Greg, III, p. 1118-9 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms International, 1983. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 1469:15). Ownership and custodial history: Presented by J.O. Halliwell Phillipps - each play is interfiled with a sheet of paper with Halliwell's notes concerning the text UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Late C19th half-calf library binding with rexine boards; spine lettered "24. Early annotated editions of Shakespeare" UK-SuSCL