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Shakespeare, W. ; Lee, Sir Sidney
Set of 5 collotype facsimiles forming the Supplement to the Oxford University Press facsimile reproduction of the First Folio, 1902. Comprising Pt. 1 Venus and Adonis [London, 1593; facsimile from the copy in the Malone collection, Bodleian Library] -- [pt. 2] Lucrece [London, 1594; facsimile from the copy in the Malone collection, Bodleian Library] -- [pt. 3] The passionate pilgrim [London, 1599; facsimile from the copy in the Christie Miller collection at Britwell Court, Dunham, Bucks.] -- [pt. 4] Sonnets [London, 1609; facsimile from the copy in the Malone collection, Bodleian Library] -- [pt. 5] Pericles [London, 1609; facsimile from the copy in the Malone collection, Bodleian Library]
Clarendon Press, Oxford ; Henry Frowde, London, first edition thus, 1905. Limited edition of 1000 numbered sets. 5 vols, original vellum, ruled, 26 cm. [Pt. 1] 75, [1] pp., [27] facsimile leaves -- [pt. 2] 56 pp., [46] facsimile leaves -- [pt. 3] 57, [1] pp., [32] facsimile leaves -- [pt. 4] 71, [1] pp., [40] facsimile leaves -- [pt. 5] 48, 6, [2] pp., [35] facsimile leaves. A complete set of five collotype facsimile reproductions of Shakespeare first editions held in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and in the Christie Miller collection, Britwell Court, Dunham, Bucks, each with introductions and bibliographies by Sidney Lee. These 5 facsimiles were issued as a Supplement to the facsimile reproduction of the First Folio, which Oxford University Press issued in 1902 under the title 'Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies : being a reproduction in facsimile of the first folio edition, 1623, from the Chatsworth copy in the possession of the Duke of Devonshire, K.G.'. Each part has an individual title-page and individual pagination. Includes list of subscribers - pt. 5. With errata slips - pt. 1 & 5. From the prefatory note in pt. 1: "... This reproduction in collotype facsimile of the unique copy in the Bodleian Library of Shakespeare's poem of Venus and Adonis forms, with the accompanying reproductions of the earliest editions of Lucrece, Sonnets, The Passionate Pilgrim, and the play of Pericles a supplement to the facsimile reproduction of the First Folio, which the Oxford University Press issued in 1902. All the compositions which find a place in the present publicati … [Click Below for Full Description]
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