Venus and Adonis
|Creator:||Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616|
Imprinted by Richard Field, and are to be sold at the signe of the White Greyhound in Paules Church-yard.
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The second edition (first, 1593).
A few leaves have been remargined.
Eliz 199: George Daniel's copy, and sold as lot 1453 in his sale by Sotheby's, 26 July 1864, in which the catalog notes: "This is a taller copy than Jolley's, a poor one, bought by Mr. Grenville for [pound sign] 106 at these rooms in 1844. The Bodleian copy is a wretched one, perfect as to leaves, but with several slight defects. The present cannot be called a fine copy, yet still it may be considered the finest known. We are not aware that more than three copies exist."
Blanks not digitized.
4.̊ [A]² B-G⁴ H² 18.4 cm.
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