Autograph letters signed from W.W. Greg, London and Sussex, to various people [manuscript], 1907-1945.

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Greg, W. W. (Walter Wilson), 1875-1959,. Autograph letters signed from W.W. Greg, London and Sussex, to various people [manuscript], 1907-1945.

Autograph letters signed from W.W. Greg, London and Sussex, to various people [manuscript], 1907-1945.

Correspondents: [Joseph Quincy] Adams, [Frederick Gard] Fleay, [Sir Edmund William] Gosse and [Thomas James] Wise. Letter (1) to Adams compares readings in a photostat copy of A midsummer night's dream [at the Folger Library] to those in other copies. Letter (6) to Fleay refers to Collier and the Henslowe diary, and it is followed by Fleay's draft reply. Letters (7-8) to Gosse and Wise discuss the Massinger quartos.

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