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The most excellent historie of the merchant of Venice. With the extreame crueltie of Shylocke the Iewe towards the sayd merchant, in cutting a iust pound of his flesh: and the obtayning of Portia by the choyse of three chests. As it hath been diuers times acted by the lord chamberlaine his seruants. Written by William Shakespeare.

The most excellent historie of the merchant of Venice. With the extreame crueltie of Shylocke the Iewe towards the sayd merchant, in cutting a iust pound of his flesh: and the obtayning of Portia by the choyse of three chests. As it hath been diuers times acted by the lord chamberlaine his seruants. Written by William Shakespeare.

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Merchant of Venice
Creator: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Date: 1600.
Publisher: printed by I.R. for THomas Heyes, and are to be sold in Paules Churchyard, at the signe of the Greene Dragon.
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Printed by James Roberts. The first edition.
Eliz 180: Bound by C. Murton in straight-grain brown goatskin, gold tooling on cover and spine, gilt edges. Manuscript note, probably by Henry Huth, on the front flyleaf. The Huth copy (with bookplate) acquired by Mr. Cochran in November 1911 prior to the public sale. Gift of Alexander S. Cochran, December 1911.
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4.̊ A-I⁴ K² 177 cm.
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Remembering Shakespeare
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