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The excellent history of the merchant of Venice. With the extreme cruelty of Shylocke the Iew towards the saide merchant, in cutting a iust pound of his flesh. And the obtaining of Portia, by the choyse of three caskets. Written by W. Shakespeare.

The excellent history of the merchant of Venice. With the extreme cruelty of Shylocke the Iew towards the saide merchant, in cutting a iust pound of his flesh. And the obtaining of Portia, by the choyse of three caskets. Written by W. Shakespeare.

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Merchant of Venice
Creator: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Date: 1600. [recte, 1619]
Publisher: Printed by J. Roberts,
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The second edition (first, 1600).
This is one of the ten plays reprinted by William Jaggard in 1619, possibly as part of a collection for which a general title page was never printed.
Eliz 181: Bound by F. Bedford in crimson goatskin, gold tooling on cover and spine, gilt edges. 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-K⁴ 17.6 cm.
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