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$350-400.

Scholars will prefer the Cambridge edition (of which there are several
issues, $15-20) and, as far as it is completed, H. H. Furness's monu-
mental Variorum edition.

The first edition printed in America bears the imprint Philadelphia,
Bioren and Modern, 1795-1796. 8 vols. 8. $265 Hagen (May 1918, n.
1097) orig. calf (now C. W. Clark).

VENUS AND ADONIS

I. Venus and Adonis. London, Imprinted by Richard
Field, 1593. 4.

Bodleian (Malone), the only copy known.

II. London, Richard Field, 1594. 4.

Only four copies known: British Museum (Jolley-Grenville), Hoi-
ford, Bodleian (Caldecott) and Elizabethan Club, Yale (Daniel-Huth).
A single leaf is at Stratford-on-Avon.

III. [London (?), ab. 1595]. 8. (Title and date

unknown).

Only known by an imperfect copy (wanting quire A) formerly in the
Marsden J. Perry coll., now belonging to H. C. Folger.

IV. London, R. F. for John Harison, 1596. 8.

Only two copies known: 315 Daniel (1864, n. 1455), now British

Museum (the Bolland-Bright copy) ; Bodleian (Malone).

V. London, for William Leake, 1599. 8.

i 15,100 Christie-Miller (Dec. 1919, n. 85) the Lamport copy, no other
known, bound with The Passionate Pilgrim (now Huntington).

VI. London, for William Leake, 1599. 8.

The only copy known (wanting 1 leaf) is in the Burton volume of
Shakespeareana, catalogued for sale at Sotheby's, 23 March 1920 and
sold privately to a New York collector. In spite of some variations, a
copy (lacking the title) in the Bodleian (Malone coll.), is possibly of this
edition.



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VII. London, for William Leake, 1602. 8.

Three copies known: British Museum (the Chauncey-Steevens-Bindley-
Strettell-Daniel copy), Bodleian (Burton) and Lord Macclesfield.

The Brit. Mus. copy has a comma instead of a colon on the title-page.
A stray leaf is among the Bagford fragments.

VIII. London, for W. B., 1617. 8.

Bodleian (Caldecott), unique.

IX. London, for I. P., 1620. 8.

Capell coll., unique.

X. Edinburgh, John Wreittoun, 1627. 8.

Only two copies known: British Museum (Chalmers-Bright) and Hunt-
ington (the Griswold copy, $3850 Hoe, Jan. 1912, II, n. 3040, old vel-
lum, uncut).

XI. London, J. H. for Francis Coules, 1630. 8.

Bodleian (Wood), unique.

XII. [London, ab. 16301635]. 8.
Bodleian (Malone), wanting title, but unique.

XIII. London, Francis Coules, 1636. 8.

Only two copies known: British Museum (Hibbert) and Marsden J.
Perry ($1150 Ives, March 1891, n. 1114), now H. C. Folger.

XIV. London, E. Hodgkinsonne for F. Coles, etc.,

1675- 8.

H. C. Folger (Nassau copy) ; W. A. White (Duff copy) ; $450 McKee
(Dec. 1901, n. 3144) mor.

LUCRECE

I. Lucrece. London, Richard Field for John Harrison,

I594- 4.

Eleven copies are known, none in recent sales. A fragment of 16
leaves $2950 Anderson's, 6 Febr. 1920, n. 84.

II. London, P. S. for John Harrison, 1598. 8.

Capell, unique.

III. London, L H. for John Harison, 1600. 8.

Bodleian, two copies ; a third copy, possibly of an earlier issue, is in the

Burton volume of Shakespearana (Sotheby's, 23 March 1920).



SHAKESPEARE 499

IV. London, N. O. for John Hanson, 1607. 8.

Two copies known: Huntingdon (Bridgewater) and Capell.

V. London, T. S. for Roger Jackson, 1616. 8.

Four copies known : British Museum, Bodleian (Caldecott), New York
Public Library and Huntington (Ouvry-Rowfant copy).

VI. London, I. B. for Roger Jackson, 1624. 8.

Six copies known, two in the British Museum, the others in America:
$1925 McKee (Dec. 1901, n. 3142) mor. (now Huntington) ; 130 Sothe-
by's, 18 June 1903, n. 574 (now H. C. Folger) ; Halliwell's copy (now
H. C. Folger?); 350 Van Antwerp (March 1907, n. 206), Rowfant
copy.

VII. London, R. B. for John Harrison, 1632. 8.

Five copies known.

VIII. London, J. G. for John Stafford and William Gil-
bert son, 1655. 8. Frontispiece by Faithorne.

Over fifteen copies are known. $5000 Purdy (Apr. 1917, n. 835) orig
sheep (Steevens copy).

SONNETS

Shake-Speares Sonnets, never before imprinted. London,
G. Eld for T. T. and are to be sold by William Aspley [or John
Wright], 1609. 4.

Twelve copies are known (four with the Aspley imprint, six with the
Wright imprint and two lacking the title) : 1-2. Brit. Mus. ; 3-4. Bodleian ;
5. Capell coll.; 6. Rylands Library (Farmer) ; 7-8. Huntington (Ellesmere
and Steevens-Daniel-Griswold copies) ; 9. Elizabethan Club (Huth) ; 10.
W. A. White (Corser) ; 11. 800 Mildmay (April 1907, n. 473) old mor.,
inlaid throughout; 12. $10,500 H. V, Jones (March 1919, n. 1402), the
Jolley-Utterson-Tite-Rowfant copy, with 2 leaves in facs. (now H. C.
Folger).

POEMS

Poems written by Wil. Shake-speare Gent. Printed at Lon-
don by Tho. Cotes and are to be sold by John Benson, 1640. 8.

Collation: 97 leaves: frontispiece by William Marshall (with Shakes-
peare's portrait), 4 prel. leaves and 92 leaves signed A-L 8 M 4 . Complete
copies have two printed title pages, the second (which is leaf Al) not
bearing the date.

Upwards of fifty copies are known, but extremely few have the front-
ispiece and both titles.



500 SHAKESPEARE

106 Turner (June 1888, n. 2427), resold $2700 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I,
n. 2928) mor., by C. I^ewis, subsequently in the Bixby coll. (now Pforz-
heimer); $2750 Allis (March 1912, n. 731) mor., by Riviere; 330
Sotheby's, 17 July 1916, n. 896, orig. calf, portrait shaved; $2950 Claw-
son and Wilson (Jan. 1917, n. 466) mor., by Bedford; $5010 Hagen
(May 1918, n. 1074) mor., by Bedford (Rowfant copy) ; $4250 H. V.
Jones (March 1919, n. 1415) orig. calf (now W. A. Clark, Jr.).

See also KELM SCOTT PRESS.

PASSIONATE PILGRIM

I. The Passionate Pilgrime. By W. Shakespeare. At
London, Printed for W. laggard, and are to be sold by W.
Leake, 1599. 16.

A pirated collection of poems, several of which are not by S'hakespeare.

Only three copies are known: 1. Capell coll.; 2. i 15,100 Christie-Miller
(Dec. 1919, n. 85) bound with Venus and Adonis, 1599 (Lamport copy,
now Huntington) ; 3. An imperfect copy, partly of a different edition from
1 and 2, is in the Burton volume of Shakespeareana, catalogued for sale
at Sotheby's, 23 March 1920.

II. No copy yet discovered.

III. The Passionate Pilgrime. . . . The third Edi-
tion. Printed by W. laggard, 1612.

Only two copies are known: Bodleian (Malone) and H. C. Folger
(Loveday). To the Malone copy has been added a different set-up of
the title-page without the name of Shakespeare.

QUARTO EDITIONS OF SEPARATE PLAYS
HAMLET

I. The Tragicall Historic of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke.
London, for N. L. and John Trundell, 1603.

Only two copies known: Brit. Mus., lacking title; Huntington (Devon-
shire) lacking last leaf.

II. London, I. R. for N. L., 1604.

Three copies are known: Huntington (Devonshire), Folger (Howe)
and Elizabethan Club, Yale (Huth).

III. London, I. R. for N. L., 1605.

Two copies known: Brit. Mus. and Capell collection.

IV. London, for John Smethzvicke, 1611.

Over fifteen copies known. 400 Howe (Dec. 1907, n. 2) half-mor. ;



SHAKESPEARE 501

$3150 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 2972) mor., by Cobden-Sanderson (now
Huntington) ; ;290 Cope (March 1913, n. 185), resold $5900 H. V. Jones
(March 1919, n. 1404) mor. (now C. W. Clark); $1550 Huntington
(Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 439) inlaid throughout (Devonshire copy, now
Folger) .

V. London, W. S. for John Smethzvicke [ab. 1630].

Over fifteen copies known. 180 Sotheby's [Mostyn], 31 May 1907,

n. 482, unbound; 105 Sotheby's, 1 Dec. 1910, n. 134, unbound; 305
Pittar (Nov. 1918, n. 587) mor.

VI. London, R. Young for John Srnethwicke, 1637.

Over twenty-five copies known. 107 Hodgson's, 29 Nov. 1906, n. 96,

unbound ; $150 Hoe (Apr. 1912, III, n. 2937) mor., by Riviere.

VII-VIII. London, A. Clark for J. Martyn and H.

Herringman, 1676.

Two editions (of equal rarity) the imprint being respectively in four
and -five lines.

IX. London, H. Herringman and R. Bentley, 1683.

8 Sotheby's, 25 May 1905, n. 643, mor., by Riviere, resold 20.10.0
Wheatley (Apr. 1918, n. 745) now C. W. Clark; $75 Poor (Apr. 1909, n.
969) half-mor.

X-XI. London, for H. Herringman and R. Bentley

(or for R. Bentley alone), 1695.
Two different imprints.

XII. London, for R. Wellington and B. Rumball,

1703-

There are numerous small variants between the extant copies.
$36 Poor (Febr. 1909, n. 638) mor., by Riviere; $25 Ottinger (Apr.
1916, n. 972) ; $25 H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1419).

HENRY IV, PART I

0. Four leaves of an otherwise unknown edition, discovered
by Halliwell and now in the Folger collection.

1. The History of Henrie the fourth. London, P. S. for
Andrew Wise, 1598.

Only three copies known: Brit. Mus., Capell and Huntington (Devon-
shire).



502 SHAKESPEARE

II. London, S. S .for Andrew Wise, 1599.

About ten copies known. $1900 Huntington (Apr. 1918. VIII, n.
428) last 7 leaves in facs. (Rowfant copy, now W. A. White).

III. London, Valentine Simmes for Mathew Law,

1604.

Only three copies known: Bodleian, Capell and Crichton- Stuart col-
lection.

IV. London, for Mathew Law, 1608.

Eight copies known. 1000 Sotheby's, 28 July 1905, n. 381, boards,
minor defects (then M. J. Perry).

V. London, W. W. for Mathew Law, 1613.

' Ten copies known. $2500 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 2973) mor., by Ri-
viere.

VI. London, T. P. for Mathew Law, 1622.

Twelve copies known.

VII. London, John Norton for William Sheares, 1632.

Eleven copies known.

VIII. London, John Norton for Hugh Perry, 1639.

About twenty copies known. i 165 Vernon (June 1918, n. 470).

IX. London, for R. W. and John Deeve, 1700.

HENRY IV, PART II

I. The Second Part of Henrie the fourth. London, V. S.
for Andrew Wise and William Aspley, 1600. First issue with
4 leaves in signature E.

Ten copies known.

II. The same, with 6 leaves in signature E.

Nine copies known. 1035 Sotheby's, 18 Apr. 1904, n. 1182, mor., by
Bedford (Rowfant copy, now Huntington).

HENRY V

I. The Cronicle History of Henry the fift. London,

Thomas Creede for Thomas Millington and John Busby, 1600.

Six copies known. $5000 Huntington (Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 432) mor.,



SHAKESPEARE 503

by Bedford, resold $5450 H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1397), a fragment
of 7 leaves (now H. C. Folger).

II London, Thomas Creede for Thomas Pavier, 1602.

Only two copies known (Huntington and Capell coll.).

III. London, for T. P., 1608 [Thomas Pavier, 1619].

Over thirty copies known. $810 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 2970) mor.,
by Marius Michel; $700 Church (March 1916, n. 1118) mor., minor de-
fects; 280 Vernon (June 1918 ,n. 468) mor. (now C. W. Clark) ; $1750
H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1400) red mor.

This is part of a collected edition of nine quartos, published in 1619
by Pavier, and of which all copies except one (H. C. Folger coll.) have
been broken up and bound separately.

JULIUS CAESAR

I. Julius Caesar. London, H. H. for H. Herringman and
others, 1684.

10.15.0 Wheatley (Apr. 1918, n. 759) mor., by Riviere; $560 Hunt-
ington (Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 449), resold $880 H. V. Jones (March 1919,
n. 1417) mor. (now A. E. Newton coll.).

II- V. Same imprint but undated. (Four distinct ed-
itions, with variations).

7 Sotheby's, 1 May 1911, n. 292, mor.; 7.5.0 Wheatley (Apr. 1918,
n. 757) unbound; 10.15.0 same sale, n. 758, mor., by Riviere.

VI. London, for H. Herringman and R. Bentley,

1691.
$210 H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1418) mor. (now Huntington).

KING LEAR

I. ... True Chronicle Historic of the Life and
Death of King Lear and his three Daughters" London, for
Nathaniel Butter "at the signe of the Pide Bull," 1608.

The rare 'Tide Bull" edition, of which only twelve copies are known.
250 Sotheby's [Mostyn], 31 May 1907, n. 481, unbound (now W. A.
White).

II. London, for Nathaniel Butter, 1608 [Thomas Pa-
vier, 1619].

About thirty copies are known. 395 Hussey (May 1906, n. 380)
unbound; 300 Sotheby's, 14 Dec. 1906, n. 393, mor., Daniel copy; $660
Hoe (Jan. 1912, II, n. 3035) mor., by David; $2800 Huntington (Apr.



504 SHAKESPEARE

1918, VIII, n. 438) mor., by C. Lewis (now C. W. Clark) ; 400 Vernon
(June 1918, n. 466) mor., by Hayday.

III. London, Jane Bell, 1655.

Some fifteen copies known. $700 Huntington (Apr. 1918, VIII, n.
446) mor. (now H. C. Folger).

LOVE'S LABORS LOST

I. A pleasant conceited Comedie called Loves Labors lost.

London, W. W. for Cutbert Burby, 1598.

Twelve copies known. $2700 Huntington (Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 427)
mor. (Rowfant copy, now C. W. Clark).

II. London, W. S. for John Smethwicke, 1631.

Over twenty copies known. 82 Sotheby's, 28 July 1903, n. 492, mor.,
by Riviere; $700 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 2976) mor., by Bedford; $1360
H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1408) mor., by Riviere (now J. L. Clawson).

MACBETH

I. Macbeth, a Tragedy. London, for William Cademan,
1673.

25 Sotheby's, 15 March 1911, n. 526, calf.

MERCHANT OF VENICE

I. The most excellent Historic of the Merchant of Venice.
London, I. R. for Thomas Heyes, 1600.

Seventeen copies known. 510 Sotheby's [Mostyn], 31 May 1907, n.
478, unbound (now W. A. White) ; $3450 Huntington (Apr. 1918, VIII,
n. 434) mor., by Hayday (now Pforzheimer).

II. London, J. Roberts, 1600 [Thomas Pavier 1619].

Over twenty-five copies known. 460 Hussey (May 1906, n. 377)

unbound; 290 Gott (March 1908, n. 238) mor., by C. Lewis; $800 Hoe
(Jan. 1912, II, n. 3032) mor., by Mansell ; $3200 Huntington (Apr. 1918,
VIII, n. 433) mor., by Bedford (now W. A. Clark, Jr.) ; 310 Vernon
(June 1918, n. 467) mor.

III. London, M. P. for Laurence Hayes, 1637.

Some twenty copies known. 40 Sotheby's [Mostyn], 31 May 1907,



SHAKESPEARE 505

n. 479, unbound; 35.10.0 Sotheby's, 26 July 1907, n. 352, old calf; $275
Hoe (Jan. 1912, II, n. 3038) mor., by Chambolle (now Folger) ; 130
Mostyn (March 1919, n. 302) unbound.

IV. London, for William Leake, 1652.

The same as the preceding with a new title.

Fourteen copies known. 200 Sotheby's, 28 July 1905, n. 379, boards
(now Huntington) ; 72 Christie's, 5 Dec. 1906, n. 180, mor.

MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

I. A most pleasant and excellent conceited Comedie of Syr
John Falstaffe and the Merrie Wives of Windsor. London,
T. C. for Arthur Johnson, 1602.

Five copies known. $2350 Huntington (Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 436)
wanting 1 leaf (now H. C. Folger).

II. London, for Arthur Johnson, 1619.

About thirty copies known. 295 Hussey (May 1906, n. 381), un-
bound; 100 Sotheby's [Mostyn], 31 May 1907, n. 480, unbound; $825
Hoe (Nov. 1912, IV, n. 2893) mor., inlaid, by Riviere (now J. L. Claw-
son) ; 440 Vernon (June 1918, n. 469) mor., by Hayday (now C. W.
Clark) ; $1900 H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1405) mor., by Bedford
(now W. A. Clark, Jr.).

III. London, T. H. for R. Meighen, 1630.

Twelve copies known, none in recent sales.

MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

I. A Midsummer Nights Dreame. London, for Thomas
Fisher, 1600.

Eight copies known, none in recent sales.

II. London, James Roberts, 1600 [Thomas Pavier,

1619].

Over twenty-five copies known. 480 Sotheby's, 6 Dec. 1905, n. 927,
mor.; $2050 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 2975) double mor., by Lortic; $2350
Huntington (Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 430) mor., by Hayday (now C. W.
Clark) ; $2850 H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1399) mor., by Riviere (now
J. L. Clawson).

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

I. Much adoe about Nothing. London, V. S. for Andrezv
Wise and William Aspley, 1600.

Sixteen copies known. 1570 Sotheby's, 6 Dec. 1905, n. 926, double



506 SHAKESPEARE

mor., by Lortic (now C. W. Clark) ; $10,100 Huntington (Apr. 1918, VII,
n. 431) mor., by Murton, resold $11,900 H. V. Jones (March 1919, n.
1398) now J. L. Clawson; 2200 Christie-Miller (Dec. 1919, n. 87) mar.,
by Bedford (now Pforzheimer) .

OTHELLO

I. The Tragedy of Othello the Moore of Venice. Lon-
don, N. O. for Thomas Walkley, 1622.

Fifteen copies known. 104 Sotheby's, 28 July 1903, n. 497, un-
bound, wanting 6 leaves (now H. C. Folger).

II. London, A. M. for Richard Ha^vk^ns, 1630.

Over twenty-five copies known. 101 Sotheby's [Mostyn], 31 May
1907, n. 484, unbound, minor defects; 85 Sotheby's, 20 Dec. 1912, n.
39, unbound.

III. London, William Leak, 1655.

At least eighteen copies known. 200 Sir Henry Irving (Dec. 1905,
n. 373) mor., uncut, by De Coverly (then M. J. Perry).

IV. London, W. Weak, etc., 1681.

Over fifteen copies known.

V. London, R. Bentley and S. M agues, 1687.

Some eigfat or ten copies known.

VI. London, R. Bentley, 1695.

Over fifteen copies known. $160 Hoe (Jan. 1912, II, n. 3039) mor.,
by Bedford.

VII. London, R. Wellington, 1705.

Some fifteen copies on record. 5.5.0 Wheatley (Apr. 1918, n. 760)
mor., by Riviere.

PERICLES

I-II. The late and much admired Play called Pericles Prince
of Tyre. London, for Henry Gosson, 1609. 4.

There are two editions under the same date with various differences ;
they are commonly distinguished by the reading "Enter Gower" (1st
edition) or "Eneer Gower" (2d edition) on A2 recto, line 3.

Some fifteen copies known.

III. London, S. S., 1611.

Only two copies known: Brit. Mus. (imperf.) and Marsden J. Perry
(now H. C. Folger).

IV. London, for T. P., 1619.

Some twenty-five copies known. $1000 Huntington (Apr. 1918, VIII,



SHAKESPEARE 507

ri. 441), resold $1260 H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1407) mor. (now
C. W. Clark).

The signatures continue those of the Whole Contention, published the
same year.

V. London, I. N. for R. B., 1630.

There are two issues, one without the publisher's address on the title-
page.

At least sixteen copies are known.

VI. London, Thomas Cotes, 1635.

About twenty copies are known. $525 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 2977)
mor., by David, resold $510 Robinson (Apr. 1917, n. 579) ; 162 Pittar
(Nov. 1918, n. 588) mor. (now W. A. Clark, Jr.) ; 138 Mostyn (March
1919, n. 301) unbound (now Pforzheimer) .

RICHARD II

I. The Tragedie of King Richard the second. London,
Valentine Simmes for Androw Wise, 1597.

Only three copies known: Brit. Mus. (Huth), Capell and Hunting-
ton (Devonshire).

II. London, Valentine Simmes for Andrew Wise,

1598.

Eight copies known, none in recent sales.

III. Same imprint, but entirely reset.

Only one copy known, discovered by Miss Bartlett in the W. A. White
coll

IV. London, W. W. for Mat hew Law, 1608.

Nine copies known. 250 Sotheby's, 28 July 1905, n. 380, wanting
2 leaves (then M. J. Perry). The Bodleian copy is of a later issue, the
title being reprinted with additions.

V. London, for Mathew Law, 1615.

Thirteen copies known. $1810 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 2974) mor., by
Riviere (now J. L. Clawson).

VI. London, John Norton, 1634.

Some twenty copies known. 56 Sotheby's, 6 May 1901, n. 882 ; 29
Sotheby's [Mostyn], 31 May 1907, n. 476, unbound; $710 H. V. Jones
(March 1919, n. 1412) mor., by Riviere (now C. W. Clark).

The Crichton-Stuart copy shows variations in the first page.



508 SHAKESPEARE

RICHARD III

I. The Tragedy of King Richard the third. London, Val-
entine Sims for Andrew Wise, 1597.

Only five copies known, none in recent sales.

II. London, Thomas Creede for Andrew Wise, 1598.

Seven copies known, none in recent sales.

III. London, Thomas Creede for Andrew Wise, 1602.

Only four copies known: Brit Mus., Capell, Huntington (Devonshire)

and a copy wanting 3 leaves sold for 82 Drake (July 1901, n. 500) bound
with other plays.

IV. London, Thomas Creede for Mathew Lawe, 1605.

Only six copies known. 1750 Sotheby's, 10 July 1905, n. 1004,

boards (then Marsden J. Perry).

V. London, Thomas Creede for Mathew Lawe, 1612.

Eleven copies known, none in recent sales.

VI. London, Thomas Pur foot for Mathew Lazv, 1622.

, Six copies known. $270 Ives (March 1891, n. 892) mor.

VII. London, John Norton, for Mathew Law, 1629.

About fifteen copies known. 111 Sotheby's, 28 July 1903, n. 491,

unbound (now W. A. White) ; 80 Sotheby's [Mostyn], 31 May 1907,
n. 477, unbound; $300 Hermann (March 1909, n. 514) mor., by Riviere.

VIII. London, John Norton, 1634.

Some seventeen copies known, none in recent sales.

ROMEO AND JULIET

I. An excellent conceited Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet.

London, John Danter, 1597.

Five copies known. 830 Vernon (June 1918, n. 464) mor., title and
prologue in facs., other leaves mended and completed.

II. London, Thomas Creede for Cuthbert Burby,

I599-

Twelve copies known. $350 Huntington (Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 429)
mor., by Bedford, wanting 6 first leaves (now J. D. Batchelder).

III. London, for John Smethwick, 1609.

Six copies known. 520 Cope (March 1913, n. 184) mor. (now H. C.
Folger).



SHAKESPEARE 509

IV. London, for John Smethwick [ab. 1630].

Two issues exist, one without Shakespeare's name on the title.
Eleven copies known, none in recent sales.

V. London, R. Young for John Smethwicke, 1637.

Some twenty-five copies known. 120 Sotheby's, 25 May 1905, n.

640, resold 30 Van Antwerp (March 1907, n. 204) mor., by Riviere;
$900 H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1414) mor., by Riviere (now C. W.
Clark) ; 200 Sotheby's, 8 Apr. 1919, n. 638, old half-calf.



TAMING OF THE SHREW

I. A wittie and pleasant Comedie called the Taming of the
Shrew. London, W. S. for John Smethwicke, 1631.

Over twenty copies known. 51 Van Antwerp (March 1907, n. 202)
mor., by Bedford (Rowfant copy).

TITUS ANDRONICUS

I. The most lamentable Romaine Tragedie of Titus An-
dronicus. London, John Danter for Edzvard White and Thom-
as Millington, 1594.

The only known copy of this long-lost edition was discovered at Lund
in Sweden, in 1904, and immediately purchased for 2000 by H. C. Fol-
ger.

II. London, I. R. for Edward White, 1600.

Only two copies known: Edinburgh University and Huntington
(Bridgewater).

III. London, for Edward White, 1611.

Some fifteen copies known. 620 Sotheby's, 25 Febr. 1901, n. 1506,
partly uncut; 155 Cope (March 1913, n. 186) mor., by Riviere; $3750
H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1403) mor., by Riviere.

TROILUS AND CRESSIDA

I. The Historic of Troylus and Cresseida. London, G.
Eld for R. Bonian and H. W alley, 1609.

Four copies known: Brit. Mus., Holford, Huntington (Devonshire)
and Elizabethan Club (Huth).



510 SHAKESPEARE

I, second issue. The famous Historic of Troylus and Cres-
seid. London, G. Eld for R. Bonian and H. W alley, 1609.

With the prologue, not in the first issue.

Eleven copies known. $7300 Hoe (Nov. 1912, IV, n. 2892) mor., by
Bedford; $13,400 H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1401) mor., by Bedford
(Rowf ant-Church copy, now H. C. Folger).

SPURIOUS PLAYS

It has been thought advisable to list here the following plays commonly
added by collectors to the genuine Shakespeare Quartos. The real au-
thorship is in most cases unknown.

The lamentable and true Tragedie of M. Arden of Fever-
sham in Kent. London, for Edward White, 1592.

Only three copies known: Bodleian, Dyce coll. and Huntington (this
last, Lord Mostyn's copy, bought for 1210 at Sotheby's, 31 May 1907,
n. 485, unbound, was afterwards in the Marsden J. Perry coll.).

London, J. Roberts for Edwarde White, 1599.

Only two copies known, both in the Huntington coll. (Devonshire and
Bridgewater) .

London, Eliz. Allde, 1633.

Some sixteen copies known. 53 Derby (June 1904, n. 162) un-
bound; $275 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 96) mor., by Bedford; $1550 Hunt-
ington (Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 444), resold $1750 H. V. Jones (March 1919,
n. 1411) mor., by Leighton (now J. L. Clawson).

The Birth of Merlin . . . written by William Shakes-
pear and William Rowley. London, T. Johnson for Fr. Kirk-
man and H. Marsh, 1662.

Doubtless by Rowley alone.

$490 Hoe (Jan. 1912, II, n. 3041), resold $830 Huntington (Apr. 1918,
VIII, n. 447) and $690 H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1416) mor., by
Lortic; 132 Mostyn (March 1919, n. 303) unbound (now W. A.
White).

The Raigne of King Edward the third. London, for Cuth-
bert Burby, 1596.

Some five or six copies known. 420 Sotheby's, 19 June 1914, n. 113,
cropped, half-calf.

London, Simon Stafford for Cuthbert Burby, 1599.

Some ten copies known. 85 Bools (June 1903, n. 511) mor., slightly

mended.



SHAKESPEARE 511

A pleasant Comedie of Faire Em. London, for T. N. and
I. W. [ab. 1610?].

Bodleian, the only copy known.

London, for John Wright, 1631.

$225 Ives (March 1891, n. 907), resold $200 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n.
1274) mor., by Bedford (now Huntington) ; $650 Huntingdon (Apr.
1918, VIII, n. 443) calf (Bridgewater copy, now J. L. Clawson) ; $960
H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1410) mor., by Bedford (now W. A. Clark,
Jr.).

The lamentable Tragedie of Locrine. By W. S. London,
Thomas Creede, 1595.

Reprinted in the Third Folio.

120 Howe (Dec. 1907, n. 31) half-mor.; $7600 Huntington (Apr.
1918, VIII, n. 426), resold $7900 H. V. Jones (March 1919, n. 1396)



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