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12 November 2007
SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). A Collection of Poems. viz. I. Venus and Adonis. II. The Rape of Lucrece. III. The Passionate Pilgrim. IV. Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Musick. London: for Bernard Lintott, . 8°. (Rather spotted throughout). Contemporary panelled sheep (rebacked, covers loose). Provenance: William Marchbank (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE with the four parts dated 1630, 1632, 1599 and 1599. The second issue appeared in two volumes with the parts undated and with the addition of 54 sonnets. Jaggard p.434.
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