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Title: Mr. William Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies. Published according to the true originall copies

Level: Item 

Classmark: BC Safe/SHA

Creator(s): Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Publisher: printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed. Blount

City: London

Date: 1623

Main language: English

Size and medium: [17], 303, 232 [actually 264], [2], 79-80, [25], 399 [actually 288] p

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/33846 

Printed items catalogue: http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b2047135

Collection group(s): English Literature

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The 'first folio', with very slight imperfections. 12 3/8 x 7 1/8 inches. F.1b. 'To the reader'. [By Ben Jonson.] F.2a. Title-page. F.3a-b. 'To the most noble...'. F.4a. 'To the great variety ...'. F.5a-b. 'To the memory ...' signed Ben Jonson. F.6a. 'Upon the lines ...'. F.7a. 'To the memorie ...' signed L. Digges, and 'To the memorie ...' signed I.M. F.8a. 'The workes ...'. F.9a. 'A catalogue ...'.

Collation: [Section 1. Comedies.] Pp.[17],303. Midsummer night's dream, pp.153 and 161 respectively misprinted 151 and 163. Twelfth night, p.265 misprinted 273. A to H in sixes, I 1-6, K 1-6, L-T in sixes, V 1-6, X-Z in sixes. Aa, Bb in sixes, Cc 1-2. [Section 2. Histories.] Pp.232 [actually 264]. Henry IV part II, pp.89-90 are numbered 91-92. Richard II, p.37 misprinted 39. a-g in sixes, gg 1-8, h 1-6, i 1-6, k-l in sixes, m 1-6 (l 3 for m 3), n-t in sixes, v 1-6, x 1-6, Troilus and Cressida first two pages no sigs. then [par.] 1-6, [par.par.] 1-6, [par.par.par.], no pagination to Troilus and Cressida. [Section 3. Tragedies.] Pp.399 [actually 288]. aa-ff in sixes, gg 1-2 and gg [bis]-hh in sixes, kk-tt in sixes [tt 3 twice], vv 1-6, x 1-6, yy, y 2-6, zz 1-6, aaa 1-6, bbb 1-6.

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