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Mr William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The Second Impression.

1632

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Mr William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The Second Impression.

Title-page Attribution: As above
Signature ‘Willongaire 1697’
The first of nine imprint variants of this edition
Imprint from colophon
Title page portrait signed ‘Martin Droeshout: sculpsit London’
Other Copies: 36

1632

Auteur: Shakespeare, William
Titre: Mr William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The Second Impression.
Lieu d'édition: London
Editeur: Printed by Tho. Cotes, for Robert Allot [, John Smethwick, William Aspley, Richard Hawkins, and Richard Meighen], and are to be fold [sic] at his shop at the signe of the Blacke Beare in Pauls Church-yard.
Date: 1632
Langue: English
Nombre de scans: 924
Type: Print
Code barre: 1072056509
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  • that the Bodmer holds the largest collection of early Shakespeare editions outside the Anglophone world? 
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