Romeo and Juliet
|Creator:||Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616|
printed by Thomas Creede, for Cuthbert Burby, and are to be sold at his shop neare the Exchange.
|Edition:||Newly corrected, augmented, and amended: as it hath bene sundry times publiquely acted, by the right honourable the lord chamberlaine his seruants.|
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The second edition (first, 1597). The text of this and later editions represents a different version of the play, fuller than that previously published in the first quarto of 1597.
Eliz 191: Bound in red goatskin, gold tooling on cover and spine, gilt edges; initials of George Daniel on upper side of cover. On H₃v is written in a seventeenth-century hand, "Anagr. Elisabeth Rotton Her lot is to be neat." There are annotations for performance throughout in a seventeenth-century hand.
Eliz 191: Signature of George Steevens on the title page, and a few notes by him in the text; this copy was possibly lot 1299 in the Steevens sale by King, 21 May 1800. Bookstamp of the Duke of Roxburghe on the title page; sold as lot 3860 in the Roxburghe sale by Evans, 6 June 1812. This copy was later owned by the Marquis of Blandford, and in his sale (White Knights library) by Evans, 30 June 1819, it was lot 3957.
Eliz 191: This copy also appears, as an anonymous property, in a sale by Evans, 25-29 January 1830, lot 796. It was then owned by George Daniel, whose monogram is stamped on the cover; in his sale by Sotheby's, 26 July 1864, it was lot 1430. The Huth copy (with bookplate) acquired by Mr. Cochran in November 1911 prior to the public sale. Gift of Alexander S. Cochran, December 1911.
Binder's blanks not digitized.
4.̊ A-L⁴ M² 16.7 cm.
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