Autograph manuscripts in the hand of various authors of introductions, general and individual, to the Renaissance edition of Shakespeare (1907-1908) [manuscript], 1903-1906.

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Autograph manuscripts in the hand of various authors of introductions, general and individual, to the Renaissance edition of Shakespeare (1907-1908) [manuscript], 1903-1906.

This edition of Shakespeare, also known as The university press Shakespeare and The editor's autograph edition and published in England (1910) as The Caxton edition, was published by George D. Sproul. The present manuscripts were used as printer's copy at the University Press, Cambridge, Mass. Most of the mss. are in the autograph of their respective authors. The collection is incomplete, with general introduction and 22 separate introductions, as following: S.b.39, Sir S. Lee, general introd.; S.b.40, W. Archer, King Lear; S.b.41, G.P. Baker, As You Like It; S.b.42, H.C. Beeching, Macbeth; S.b.43, A. Birrell, 1 Henry IV; S.b.44, ibid., 2 Henry IV; S.b.45, R. Garnett, King John; S.b.46, A.J. George, Measure for measure; S.b.47, J. J. Jusserand, Winter's tale.; S.b.48, A. Lang, All's well that ends well; S.b.49, Sir S. Lee, Henry V; S.b.50 ibid., Love's labour's lost.; S.b.51, W.H. Mabie, Much Ado about nothing.; S.b.52, A.C.T. Meynell, Taming of the shrew; S.b.53, Sir W. Raleigh, Troilus and Cressida; S.b.54, G.E.B. Saintsbury, Richard II; S.b.55, A.C. Swinburne, Pericles; S.b.56, A. Symons, Cymbeline; S.b.57, W.P. Trent, Richard III; S.b.58, Sir A.W. Ward, 1, 2, and 3 Henry VI; S.b.59, T. Watts-Dunton, Merchant of Venice; S.b.60, G.E. Woodberry, Midsummer night's dream.

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