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Titus Andronicus, or the Rape of Lavinia. Acted at the Theatre Royall, a Tragedy, Alter’d from Mr Shakespears Works. Licensed, Dec. 21. 1686. R.L.S.

1687

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Titus Andronicus, or the Rape of Lavinia. Acted at the Theatre Royall, a Tragedy, Alter’d from Mr Shakespears Works. Licensed, Dec. 21. 1686. R.L.S.

Title-page Attribution: By Mr. Edw. Ravenscroft.
In this variant, the sig. on leaf B2 lines with up the spaces between ‘brought’ and ‘to’ and ‘to’ and ‘Rome,’ in the line above and on leaf B3, the ‘B’ of the sig. is under the space beween ‘here’ and ‘my’ in the line above
Other Copies: 2 (Birmingham, Edinburgh)
[And 32 copies of another variant, also Wing S2949]

1687

Auteur: Ravenscroft, Edward
Titre: Titus Andronicus, or the Rape of Lavinia. Acted at the Theatre Royall, a Tragedy, Alter’d from Mr Shakespears Works. Licensed, Dec. 21. 1686. R.L.S.
Lieu d'édition: London
Editeur: Printed by J[oseph].B[ennet]. for J. Hindmarsh, at the Golden-Ball in Cornhill, over against the Royal-Exchange.
Date: 1687
Langue: English
Nombre de scans: 93
Type: Print
Code barre: 1072056475
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  • that the Bodmer holds the largest collection of early Shakespeare editions outside the Anglophone world? 
  • that the original price for a bound copy of the First Folio when it was first published in 1623 was about £1? 
  • that Bodmer bought most of his Shakespearean books from the American collector A. S. W. Rosenbach in 1951?
  • that the Bodmer contains 24 early modern printed English books which survive in just 10 or fewer copies?
  • more than 230 copies of the First Folio survive, but the Bodmer copy is the only one in Switzerland?