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Digital Image File Name: 
006530
Source Call Number: 
S2914 Fo.3 no.18
Source Creator: 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Source Title: 
[Plays] Mr. William Shakespear's comedies, histories, and tragedies : published according to the true original copies.
Source Created or Published: 
1664
Physical Description: 
title page
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Uniform Title (Hamnet): 
Plays
Title (Hamnet): 
Mr. William Shakespear's comedies, histories, and tragedies : published according to the true original copies.
Edition (Hamnet): 
The third impression : and unto this impression is added seven playes, never before printed in folio ...
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
printed for P. C.,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1664.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[20], 568, 560-607, 609-658, 657-664, 667-715, 714-877, [1], 20, 48, 50-53, 53-100 p. : 1 port. (engraving) ; 34 cm. (fol.)
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Chalmers, George, 1742-1825, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Chetwind, Philip, bookseller.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Daniel, Roger, printer.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Ratcliffe, Thomas, fl. 1628-1667, printer.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Warren, Alice, d.1665, printer.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Hayes, John, 1633 or 1634-1705, printer.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Comyn, Robert Buckley, Sir, 1792-1853, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Warwick Castle (Warwick, England). Shakespeare Library, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Printed for Philip Chetwind (ESTC).
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: [superscript pi]A⁴(-[superscript pi]A1,2 +[superscript pi]A1.2) [superscript pi]b⁶ A-2A⁶ 2B⁸ 2C-4D⁶ 4E⁴ a⁶ b⁴ *-4*⁴, [par.]A-[par.]B⁶ [par.]C-[par.]F⁴ [par.]G⁶. (In all copies known, [superscript pi]A3 is missigned 'A2'.)
Notes (Hamnet): 
Printed by Roger Daniel (A-E, I-Z, 2G-3A, 3P-4E, a-b, *-4*, and [par.]A-[par.]G), John Hayes or Thomas Ratcliffe (F-H, 2A-2F, and 3I-3O), and Alice Warren (3B-3H). Cf. Greg p. 1117n2, 1705.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The additional plays, as listed on the t.p., are: 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, and The tragedy of Locrine. The additional plays have separate pagings and signatures (20, 48, 50-53, 53-100 p. and sigs. a⁶ b⁴ *-4*⁴, [par.]A-[par.]B⁶ [par.]C-[par.]F⁴ [par.]G⁶).
Notes (Hamnet): 
Folger copy 18 has, of the three title pages proper to this edition, that on the recto of the cancellans title leaf (+[superscript pi]A2). T.p. is patched in the outer margin and mended without affecting the letterpress.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Has the associated "verses", with the port. above them, on the facing page, the verso of the cancellans "verses" leaf (+[superscript pi]A1). "Verses" leaf is patched in the upper outer corner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Port. in state 3.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Wants 2B4.5; supplied are the leaves bearing the corresponding text in the 2nd Folio (2B4,5).
Notes (Hamnet): 
Imperfections affect text slightly on H1 and very slightly on 2X3, 3C4, 3D2, and [par.]F1.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Variant states and printings, as recorded by James G. McManaway, "New discoveries in the Third Folio," PBSA, v. 70, (1976), 469-80, and other such variations, are identified in file.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Bookplates of George Chalmers, of Sir Robert Comyn, and of Warwick Castle Shakespeare Library.
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC R30560
Citations (Hamnet): 
Wing (2nd ed.) S2914
Citations (Hamnet): 
Greg p. 1118-19
Call Number (Hamnet): 
S2914 Fo.3 no.18