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The History of Timon of Athens, the Man-Hater. First writen [sic] by Mr. Wil. Shakespear, & since altered by Mr. Tho. Shadwell. [The Hague].
Printed by T. Johnson, Bookseller at the Hague. 1712 107, [1]9, titlepage device. 8vo. Some light foxing. Bound in recent full polished tree calf, gilt label.ESTC N17956, noting that it was also issued as part of: 'A collection of the best English plays', 1710-21, published by Thomas Johnson, the noted pirate. His intention was to issue an extensive serial collection that could be sold individually or bound into multi-play volumes — the first of two transformative innovations that were to alter the whole landscape of play publication in England. Between 1710 and 1712 Johnson published new editions of forty English plays. [He] was definitely anxious to publish current versions. His original list of forty plays included eight Shakespeare titles.
      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
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