A Census of Shakespeare Plays in Quarto 1594-1709

By: Bartlett, Henrietta C. & Alfred W. Pollard

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Previous owner's pencil signature. Newspaper clipping from 1867 pasted to rear endpaper. ; An edition of 500 copies. Revised and extended edition. The first edition of this title was published in 1939. This edition is revised and extended by one of the two original authors, Henrietta C. Bartlett. This edition gives details of additional copies. [2 (blank)], v, 165, [1], [2 (blank)] pages. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and publisher's emblem on spine. Page dimensions: 254 x 187mm (10" x 7 3/8"). For many of the early quarto editions of Shakespearian quartos, only half a dozen or so copies are known. In some cases, as for the 1594 Titus Andronicus, only one surviving copy is known (the Folger copy). This title lists the ownership of known copies, and has notes on the binding, condition, and completeness for many of the individual copies. Some of the main owners of Shakespearean quartos are the British Museum, Folger, and Huntington. An appendix lists unidentified copies that were listed in auction sales, but whose ownership is unknown.

Title: A Census of Shakespeare Plays in Quarto 1594-1709

Author Name: Bartlett, Henrietta C. & Alfred W. Pollard

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Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1939

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

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