The Resource Julius Caesar : a tragedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal, written by William Shakespeare

Julius Caesar : a tragedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal, written by William Shakespeare

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Julius Caesar : a tragedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal
Title
Julius Caesar
Title remainder
a tragedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal
Statement of responsibility
written by William Shakespeare
Title variation
Julius C©Œsar
Creator
Contributor
Bookseller
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BRL
Citation location within source
452
Citation source
  • Bartlett, H.C. Shakespeare early editions
  • Bartlett & Pollard. Shakespeare's quartos (rev. ed.)
  • ESTC
  • STC (2nd ed.)
  • Velz, J.C. Pirate Hills and the quartos of Julius Caesar (PBSA 63 (1969): 177-193
  • Wing
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1564-1616
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Shakespeare, William
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • -1713
  • -1704
  • -1697
  • active 1684-1691
  • active 1684-1699
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hills, Henry
  • Herringman, Henry
  • Bentley, Richard
  • Knight, Joseph
  • Saunders, Francis
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Julius Caesar : a tragedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal, written by William Shakespeare
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Note
  • Four undated editions of Julius Caesar were issued in quarto format sometime during the late 17th or early 18th centuries. The precise date of printing for these four editions has been the subject of much scholarly debate. The particular copy described herein displays the typographical peculiarities that Bartlett & Pollard ascribe to the first of the four quartos, all of which are said to date between 1684 and 1691. John W. Velz, however, argues that the first three of those four undated quartos were actually printed between 1695 and 1700. ESTC, STC (2nd ed.), and Wing also date the three to ca. 1695. Many standard bibliographic resources, including several mentioned above, are inconsistent in their descriptions of the peculiarities typically relied upon to distinguish each of the editions. In order to avoid ambiguity, customary citation to specific entries within such resources has therefore been omitted
  • Signatures: A-H́þ
  • Numerous errors in pagination. The sequence is, as printed: [2], 1, 4-18, 91, 20-40, 33-48, 57, 50-51, 60-61, 54-55, 64
  • The penultimate line of text on F2 reads, "I have no will to wander forth of doors."
  • Title page vignette comprised of 15 modified fleurs-de-lys
Extent
1 online resource ([64] pages)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy quarterbound in brown pebbled cloth and papier tourniquet over boards (as described by Wolfe in Marbled paper). All text block edges are sprinkled black. The embossed stamp of the library appears on A1 and A2, with a bookplate of the same appearing on the front pastedown. A tear through the margin of E1 has been mended with adhesive tape.
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remote
Label
Julius Caesar : a tragedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal, written by William Shakespeare
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Publication
Note
  • Four undated editions of Julius Caesar were issued in quarto format sometime during the late 17th or early 18th centuries. The precise date of printing for these four editions has been the subject of much scholarly debate. The particular copy described herein displays the typographical peculiarities that Bartlett & Pollard ascribe to the first of the four quartos, all of which are said to date between 1684 and 1691. John W. Velz, however, argues that the first three of those four undated quartos were actually printed between 1695 and 1700. ESTC, STC (2nd ed.), and Wing also date the three to ca. 1695. Many standard bibliographic resources, including several mentioned above, are inconsistent in their descriptions of the peculiarities typically relied upon to distinguish each of the editions. In order to avoid ambiguity, customary citation to specific entries within such resources has therefore been omitted
  • Signatures: A-H́þ
  • Numerous errors in pagination. The sequence is, as printed: [2], 1, 4-18, 91, 20-40, 33-48, 57, 50-51, 60-61, 54-55, 64
  • The penultimate line of text on F2 reads, "I have no will to wander forth of doors."
  • Title page vignette comprised of 15 modified fleurs-de-lys
Extent
1 online resource ([64] pages)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy quarterbound in brown pebbled cloth and papier tourniquet over boards (as described by Wolfe in Marbled paper). All text block edges are sprinkled black. The embossed stamp of the library appears on A1 and A2, with a bookplate of the same appearing on the front pastedown. A tear through the margin of E1 has been mended with adhesive tape.
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remote

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