Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
Source Creator:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Source Title:
[King Lear] M. VVilliam Shake-speare, his true chronicle history of the life and death of King Lear, and his three daughters.
Source Created or Published:
1608 [i.e. 1619]
Physical Description:
A2r
Source Call Number:
STC 22293 Copy 5 Bd.w. STC 26101 Copy 3
Digital Image File Name:
22896
Digital Image Type:
FSL collection
Hamnet Bib ID:
163895
Hamnet Holdings ID:
157436
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
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Creator (Hamnet):
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Uniform Title (Hamnet):
King Lear
Title (Hamnet):
History of King Lear
Title (Hamnet):
M. VVilliam Shake-speare, his true chronicle history of the life and death of King Lear, and his three daughters. With the vnfortunate life of Edgar, sonne and heire to the Earle of Glocester, and his sullen and assumed humour of Tom of Bedlam. As it was plaid before the Kings Maiesty at White-Hall, vppon S. Stephens night, in Christmas hollidaies. By his Maiesties Seruants, playing vsually at the Globe on the Banck-side.
Title (Hamnet):
M. William Shake-speare, his true chronicle history of the life and death of King Lear, and his three daughters
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
[London] :
Creator or Publisher (Hamnet):
Printed [by William Jaggard] for Nathaniel Butter,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
1608 [i.e. 1619]
Physical Description (Hamnet):
[88] p. ; 19 cm. (4to)
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet):
cs0822.6. MS. table of contents. Bound with: Shakespeare, William. The whole contention betweene the two famouse houses. London, [1619] -- and six other 1619 Shakespeare quartos (shelf-marks: STC 22303 Copy 5, 18796 Copy 4, 22297 Copy 3, 22291 Copy 4, 22300 Copy 4, and 22341 Copy 4). This work, along with STC 22303, 18796, 22297, and 22291, is mis-bound after leaf Q4 of STC 26101. Contemporary calfskin binding, stamped in gilt with "Edward Gwynn" on front cover; stored in a case. Provenance: Edward Gwynn copy (cf. Jackson, W.A. Records of a bibliographer ... Cambridge, 1967. pp. 115-119); anonymous armorial bookplate (of Goetz Wrisberg?: cf. bookplate in Folger shelf-mark STC 4998; cf. Folger worksheet for STC 4998); Marsden J. Perry copy; inscribed on front free endpaper: ... "From the library of Marsden J. Perry ... Purchased July 22, 1919. A.S.W. Rosenbach"
Notes (Hamnet):
Mostly in verse.
Notes (Hamnet):
Signatures: A-L⁴; F2 mis-signed 'F'.
Notes (Hamnet):
The imprint date is false; actually printed in 1619 by William Jaggard for the Shakespearian collection of that year (see Greg, III, p. 1107-9).
Citations (Hamnet):
ESTC (RLIN) S111098
Citations (Hamnet):
Greg, I, 265(b)
Citations (Hamnet):
Pforzheimer, 887
Citations (Hamnet):
STC (2nd ed.), 22293
Subject (Hamnet):
Annotations (Provenance) rbprov DFo
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Gwynn, Edward, d. ca. 1645, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Heber, Richard, 1773-1833, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
North family, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Perry, Marsden J. (Marsden Jasiel), 1850-1937, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Roxburghe, John Ker, Duke of, 1740-1804, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Steevens, George, 1736-1800, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Warwick Castle (England), former owner.
Call Number (Hamnet):
STC 22293 Copy 5 Bd.w. STC 26101 Copy 3

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