King Lear. Quarto edition

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Title

King Lear. Quarto edition

Subject

English Renaissance Drama

Description

Front page of a Quarto Edition of Shakespeare's King Lear

Creator

Shakespeare, William

Source

M. VVilliam Shake-speare, his true chronicle history of the life and death of King Lear, and his three daughters. With the vnfortunate life of Edgar, sonne and heire to the Earle of Glocester, and his sullen and assumed humour of Tom of Bedlam. As it was plaid before the Kings Maiesty at White-Hall, vppon S. Stephens night, in Christmas hollidaies. By his Maiesties Seruants, playing vsually at the Globe on the Banck-side.

Publisher

Printed [by William Jaggard] for Nathaniel Butter

Date

1608 [i.e. 1619] The imprint date is false; actually printed in 1619

Rights

Image courtesy: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. CC-BY-NC-ND Image

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

Book

Identifier

SR - 35.17/

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