Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: [Plays] Mr. William Shakespear���s comedies, histories, and tragedies : published according to the true original copies : unto which is added, seven plays, never before printed in folio ...

Digital Image File Name: 
146243
Source Call Number: 
S2915 Fo.4 no.01
Source Creator: 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Source Title: 
[Plays] Mr. William Shakespear���s comedies, histories, and tragedies : published according to the true original copies : unto which is added, seven plays, never before printed in folio ...
Image Details: 
Two Gentlemen of Verona
Source Created or Published: 
1685
Physical Description: 
leaf C4 recto (page 31)
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, author.
Uniform Title (Hamnet): 
Plays
Title (Hamnet): 
Mr. William Shakespear's comedies, histories, and tragedies : published according to the true original copies : unto which is added, seven plays, never before printed in folio ...
Edition (Hamnet): 
The fourth edition.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley, at the Anchor in the New Exchange, the Crane in St. Pauls Church-yard, and in Russel-Street Covent Garden,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1685.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[12], 96, 99-160, 163-254, 243 [i.e. 253]-272, [2], 328, 303, [1] p. : 1 port. (engraving) ; 37 cm (fol.)
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Herringman, Henry, d. 1704, bookseller.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Bentley, Richard, d. 1697, bookseller.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Brewster, Edward, fl. 1654-1699, publisher.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Warwick Castle (Warwick, England). Shakespeare Library, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: [pi]² [superscript pi]A⁴ A-Y⁶ Z⁴ 2B-2Z⁶ *3A-*3D⁶ *3E⁸ 3A-4B⁶ 4C².
Notes (Hamnet): 
The prelim. gathering [superscript pi]A (and probably the prelim. gathering [pi]) and the first section of the book, A-Z, were printed by Robert Roberts. Cf. Fredson Bowers, "Robert Roberts, a printer of Shakespeare's Fourth Folio," Shakespeare quarterly, v. 2 (1951), 241-46.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The additional plays, as listed on the title page are: Pericles Prince of Tyre. The London prodigal. The history of Thomas Lord Cromwel. Sir John Oldcastle Lord Cobham. The puritan widow. A Yorkshire tragedy. The tragedy of Locrine.
Notes (Hamnet): 
In Folger copy 1 the port. (on [pi]1 verso) is in state 4.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The upper outer corner of 2L3 is patched, with rules supplied in manuscript facsim. and contiguous text touched up with pen and ink or supplied in manuscript facsim.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The upper outer corner pf 3T2 is mutilated and mended, affecting text slightly.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Other imperfections affect text very slightly on A3, G2, P5, 2G1, 2L5, 2Q3, and 3R4.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Bookplate of Warwick Castle Shakespeare Library.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.), S2915
Citations (Hamnet): 
Greg, W.W. Bibliography of the English printed drama to the Restoration, p. 1119-21*
Call Number (Hamnet): 
S2915 Fo.4 no.01