Item #69092 Much adoe about Nothing [Together with:] Love's Labour's lost. William SHAKESPEARE.
Much adoe about Nothing [Together with:] Love's Labour's lost
Much adoe about Nothing [Together with:] Love's Labour's lost

Two Plays from the Second Folio

Much adoe about Nothing [Together with:] Love's Labour's lost.

London: Printed by Tho. Cotes, for Robert Allot... 1632.

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SHAKESPEARE, William. Much adoe about Nothing [Together with:] Love's Labour's lost. London: Printed by Tho. Cotes, for Robert Allot..., 1632.

From the Second Folio Edition. Folio (12 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches; 310 x 207 mm). [22] leaves (pages 101-144). With woodcut head and tailpieces, and initials. Printed in double columns.

Newer half brown calf over marbled paper boards. Spine with four brown morocco spine labels, lettered in gilt, one for each play. Some occasional spotting and toning. Some early old ink notes below title of "Much Adoe"and some minor marginalia. Leaves L5 and L6 with a tiny rust hole, just touching a few letters. Overall a very good copy.

Much Ado About Nothing was first published in a quarto edition of 1600, and Love's Labours Lost was first published in a quarto of 1598 (see Jaggard, pp. 378, 418).

Jaggard, p. 496. Pforzheimer 906. STC 22274.

HBS 69092.

$13,500.

Price: $13,500.00

Item #69092

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