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A Pleasant Conceited Comedie Called Loues labors lost. As it was presented before her Highnes this last Christmas.

1598

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A Pleasant Conceited Comedie Called Loues labors lost. As it was presented before her Highnes this last Christmas.

Title-page Attribution: Newly corrected and augmented by W. Shakespere.
Manuscript note by Payne & Foss: ‘Bindley’s copy sold to Heber for £40.10 / Resold at Heber’s sale for 40./ Rhodes’ copy sold to Perkins for 53.11 / Jadis’s [i.e. Evans’] copy, sold for 47.5. /The present copy is the second best I have seen. NB. This was Jadis’s copy’
Printer’s name from STC
Other Copies: 12

1598

Auteur: Shakespeare, William
Titre: A Pleasant Conceited Comedie Called Loues labors lost. As it was presented before her Highnes this last Christmas.
Lieu d'édition: London
Editeur: Imprinted at London by W[illiam].W[hite]. for Cutbert Burby.
Date: 1598
Langue: English
Nombre de scans: 93
Type: Print
Code barre: 1072056529
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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? 
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