Autograph letters signed from John Murray, London, to John Wilson Croker [manuscript], 1838-1852?

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Murray, John, 1778-1843,. Autograph letters signed from John Murray, London, to John Wilson Croker [manuscript], 1838-1852?

Autograph letters signed from John Murray, London, to John Wilson Croker [manuscript], 1838-1852?

(1-5) letters from John Murray the elder and (6-23) from his son. Letters deal with Shakespearean matters and were written from Albemarle Street. (1) Murray hopes Croker does not feel he is encumbering him with tracts about Shakespeare, and he sends the first volume of Harness' Shakespeare. (2) concerns Dr. C. Severn and the diary of John Ward. (3) concerns a manuscript entitled "New illustrations of the works of Shakspeare." Also, with (3), a short note in French references an autograph of Marat. (4) mentions that "it is supposed that Steevens - that Puck of literature had access to the papers which Collier discovered and that he forged the letter of Lord Southampton." (8) refers to Knight's/Collier's Shakespeare, Jackson's "Restorations" and Caldecott's Hamlet and As you like it. (9) mentions Richardson's Essays on Shakespeare. (11) indicates that "the second folio in Bohn's Catalogue has been disposed of" and says that Act IV, scene 3 of Taming of the Shrew begins "Enter Catharina & Grumio." (12) refers to Bohn's Catalogue and Malone's edition of Shakespeare. (13) expresses interest in obtaining a correct copy of Shakespeare's epitaph from Stratford. (14) refers to Knight and Collier's Shakespeare and Alexander Dyce's upcoming critique of both editors. (16) mentions Dyce's critique of Collier. (17) and (18) refer to the loan of publications of the Shakespeare Society. (19) mentions that he is sending Twiss' index, to be followed by Collier and Halliwell. (20), (22) and (23) all deal with Collier's discovery of annotations in the second folio.

23 items ; 18 x 12 cm.

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