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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 of Thomas Ld. Cromwell. Sir John Oldcastle Lord Cobham. The Puritan Widow. A York-shire Tragedy. The Tragedy of Locrine.

1663

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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 of Thomas Ld. Cromwell. Sir John Oldcastle Lord Cobham. The Puritan Widow. A York-shire Tragedy. The Tragedy of Locrine.

Title-page Attribution: As above.
Imprint from ESTC
Portrait signed ‘Martin Droeshout: sculpsit London’
With title cancel leaves of the second issue, in which the portrait has been removed from the title and placed on the opposite leaf above Jonson’s verses ‘To the Reader’; and with the 1663 title page of the first issue in the first state, lacking the Droeshout engraving
Other Copies: 46

1663

Auteur: Shakespeare, William
Titre: 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 of Thomas Ld. Cromwell. Sir John Oldcastle Lord Cobham. The Puritan Widow. A York-shire Tragedy. The Tragedy of Locrine.
Lieu d'édition: London
Editeur: Printed [by Roger Daniel, Alice Warren, and another] for P[hilip].C[hetwind].
Date: 1663
Langue: English
Nombre de scans: 1055
Type: Print
Code barre: 1072056508
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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?