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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the True Originall Copies. The Second Impression. London: Printed by Tho[mas] Cotes, for Robert Allot 1632. Folio, 344 x 230mm. (13 3/4 x 9 1/16in.), seventeenth-century blind-panelled calf, rebacked, corners and board edges renewed, the first 2 leaves ("To the Reader" and title) and the last leaf lacking and supplied in facsimile, D1 and quires l and ii probably supplied from another copy, D2, f6 and oo6 each with a small hole affecting 2 or 3 letters, rust-hole to s2 with loss to a word, marginal repairs to 6 leaves, 4-inch tear to ss5, repaired at margin, marginal repairs to ddd2 and ddd3 costing several words, a few marginal tears, small stains to 6 leaves partially obscuring a few letters, scattered staining throughout. SECOND FOLIO EDITION, Todd's state Ib of the "Effigies" page (fol. A5). STC 22274; Pforzheimer 906; Greg III, 1113-1116; William B. Todd, "The Issues and States of the Second Folio..." in Studies in Bibliography, 5, 1952-53, pp. 81-108. Provenance: Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century marginalia; bookplate of Colonel C.H. Wilkinson (sale, Sotheby's London, 29 March 1961, lot 1177, catalogue description laid in); George Milne.

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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the True Originall Copies. The Second Impression. London: Printed by Tho[mas] Cotes, for Robert Allot 1632. Folio, 344 x 230mm. (13 3/4 x 9 1/16in.), seventeenth-century blind-panelled calf, rebacked, corners and board edges renewed, the first 2 leaves ("To the Reader" and title) and the last leaf lacking and supplied in facsimile, D1 and quires l and ii probably supplied from another copy, D2, f6 and oo6 each with a small hole affecting 2 or 3 letters, rust-hole to s2 with loss to a word, marginal repairs to 6 leaves, 4-inch tear to ss5, repaired at margin, marginal repairs to ddd2 and ddd3 costing several words, a few marginal tears, small stains to 6 leaves partially obscuring a few letters, scattered staining throughout. SECOND FOLIO EDITION, Todd's state Ib of the "Effigies" page (fol. A5). STC 22274; Pforzheimer 906; Greg III, 1113-1116; William B. Todd, "The Issues and States of the Second Folio..." in Studies in Bibliography, 5, 1952-53, pp. 81-108.

Provenance: Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century marginalia; bookplate of Colonel C.H. Wilkinson (sale, Sotheby's London, 29 March 1961, lot 1177, catalogue description laid in); George Milne.
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