Capell’s Shakespeariana: Catalogue of the Books Presented by by Walter Wilson Greg PDF

By Walter Wilson Greg

ISBN-10: 1108004407

ISBN-13: 9781108004404

Edward Capell (1713-1781) released his landmark version of Shakespeare's works in ten volumes in the course of 1767-8. It was once the 1st variation to be ready from a very new transcript from the surviving Folio and Quartos instead of a marked-up reproduction of the former version, and hence he inaugurated a brand new course in textual modifying of Shakespeare's paintings. In 1779 Capell gave away the library of books utilized in the guidance of his variation, and the main invaluable a part of the gathering, comprising 245 volumes together with his copies of the quartos, went to Trinity collage. Capell insisted his books have been saved jointly, and they're nonetheless within the Wren Library on the collage. This catalogue used to be ready in 1903 via the well known bibliographer and expert in early smooth drama, W. W. Greg, who grew to become Librarian of Trinity in 1907. It bargains a desirable perception into Capell's resources and strategies.

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Collation: a-d*B-4V*4X2, two leaves unsigned, A-2F 4 2G 6 , unpaged. Last leaf blank. Epistle dedicatory 'To the Nobility and Gentry of Great Britain', signed lames Howell. French grammar &c. Epistle dedicatory to William Cecil, Lord Burghley, signed Randle Cotgrave. French address to the reader signed ' I. ' The unsigned sheet begins Part ii, with separate titlepage : ' Dictionaire Anglois & Francjois, pour l'vtilite' de tous ceux, qui sont desireux de deux Langues. A Dictionary English and French ; Compiled for the comodity of all such as are desirous of both the Languages, By Robert Sherwood Londoner.

Elegies upon the Author, Dr Donne. This is the first collected edition of his poems. The prose 'Iuvenilia' of the same year forms a supplement. BM 490. DOUGLAS, GAWIN. xiii. Bukes of Eneados.... 1553. MARO, Publius. See VERGILIUS DRAYTON, MICHAEL. The Battaile of Agincourt. Fought by Henry the fift of that name, King of England, against the whole power of the French: vnder the Raigne of their Charles the sixt, Anno Dom. 1415. The Miseries of Queene Margarite, the infortunate Wife, of that most infortunate King Henry the sixt.

Sig. 3H) is of the long form and runs to 11 leaves (Brunet only mentions 10). First edition. GOFFE, THOMAS. The Careles Shepherdess. A Trigi-Comedy Acted before the King & Queen, And at Salisbury-Court, with great Applause. Written by T. G. Mr. of Arts. Pastorum Tittere pingues Pascere oportet oves, deductum ducere Carmen. With an Alphabeticall Catologue of all such Plays that ever 48 [Goffe were Printed. London, Printed for Richard Rogers and William Ley, and are to be sould at Pauls Chaine nere Doctors commons, 1656.

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