Early notices of Shakespeare [manuscript], compiled ca. 1860.


Early notices of Shakespeare [manuscript], compiled ca. 1860.

Scrapbooks of allusions to Shakespeare, compiled by J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps for the Earl of Warwick, containing mostly print material, mostly cuttings from 17th century plays, also includes original manuscripts, a few tracings of documents, forgeries, some illustrations removed from books and some music. Volumes 1 and 2 are all print material. Volume 3 is also all print except for one Collier transcript about John Shakespeare (leaf 30). Volume 4 along with some print material contains 2 bills, one for funeral expenses, from the 1730s. Five transcripts in Ireland's hand of his own forgeries of Shakespeare can be found at the end of volume 4 and the beginning of volume 5. Volume 5 also includes a facsimile/tracing of D. Forman's manuscript in the Ashmolean Museum, as well as more print material. Volume 6 contains all print material some with notes said to be by Philip, Earl of Pembroke, but have been identified as those of Baron Stanhope of Harrington. Volume 4 also contains illustrations, including woodcuts of soldier's holding arms from Gheyn's The Exercise of Armes, 1619 (STC 11812) and woodcuts from Geiler's Nauicula siue speculum fatuorum. Volumes 4 and 6 also contain two different songs sung by Mrs. Dyer from Purcell's opera The Faiery Queen.

6 v. ; 22 x 17 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7790966

Folger Shakespeare Library

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Ireland, W. H. (William Henry), 1777-1835

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English forger of Shakespeare manuscripts. From the description of Autograph forgery in the form of an autograph receipt signed by William Shakespeare : [London], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269518423 English forger. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. Colepeper, 1825 July 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269528697 William Henry Ireland, English writer and literary forger. From the description of W...

Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889

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English writer and librarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London, to J. Harrison, 1868 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665313 Shakespeare scholar, literary antiquary, and lexicographer. From the description of Correspondence, 1849-1892. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367915 Shakespeare scholar, literary antiquary, lexicographer, and critic. From the description of Correspondence, with W...

Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883

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Critic and journalist. From the description of John Payne Collier correspondence, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453934 Epithet: of Add MS 34574 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e1 Epithet: of Add MS 37907 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e3 John Payne Collier, English liter...

Stanhope of Harrington, Charles Stanhope, Baron, 1595-1675

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

Shakespeare, John, -1601

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Pembroke, Philip Herbert, Earl of, 1584-1650

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Gheyn, Jacob de, 1565-1629

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Geiler von Kaysersberg, Johann, 1445-1510

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Warwick Castle (Warwick, England). Shakespeare Library

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Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695

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This version 1943.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite from the opera : the Fairy queen / Henry Purcell ; selection and orchestration by Harold Byrns. 1943. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53445289 From the opera composed ca. 1689. Transcribed 1936.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Passacaglia : from Dido and Aeneas / Henry Purcell ; transcribed by Charles O'Connell. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall Colle...