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By Walter Wilson Greg

Edward Capell (1713-1781) released his landmark version of Shakespeare's works in ten volumes in the course of 1767-8. It used to be the 1st version to be ready from a totally new transcript from the surviving Folio and Quartos instead of a marked-up reproduction of the former version, and therefore he inaugurated a brand new course in textual modifying of Shakespeare's paintings. In 1779 Capell gave away the library of books utilized in the coaching of his version, and the main priceless a part of the gathering, comprising 245 volumes together with his copies of the quartos, went to Trinity university. Capell insisted his books have been stored jointly, and they're nonetheless within the Wren Library on the university. This catalogue was once ready in 1903 by means of the well known bibliographer and professional in early sleek drama, W. W. Greg, who grew to become Librarian of Trinity in 1907. It bargains a desirable perception into Capell's assets and techniques.

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And in Latin from H. , B. C, K. D. (2 copies), W. , G. , E. H. The order of the works is as follows : ' Flowers' including 'Dan Bartholomew of Barth' and 'The Fruits of war'; 46 [Gascoigne 'Herbes' including the plays 'Supposes' and 'Jocasta'; 'Weeds' including 'Ferdinando Jeronimi'; 'The Steel Glass' including 'The Complaint of Philomene'; 'The Princely Pleasures at Kenelworth Castle', and 'Certain notes of Instruction concerning the making of verse or rime in English'. Of these the only one that has a regular titlepage is 'The Steel Glass', 'Imprinted Ano .

Two sonnets to the reader, 'Idea 1 and other sonnets, and 'Legends', unpaged. Fourth edition {vide infra). BM 498. Poems: by Michael Drayton Esquire. Viz. The Barons Warres, Englands Heroicall Epistles, Idea, Odes, The Legends Of Robert, Duke of Normandie, Matilda, Pierce Gaveston, And, Great Cromwell, The Owle, Pastorals, Contayning Eglogues, With the Man in the Moone. London, Printed by W. Stansby for Iohn Smethwicke, and are to be sold at his Shop in Saint Dunstanes Church-yard in Fleet-streete vnder the Diall.

2—2 20 [Burton BURTON, WILLIAM. Seuen Dialogues Both Pithie and Profitable... 1606. See Desiderius. ERASMUS, BUTLER, CHARLES. The English Grammar, Or The Institution of Letters, Syllables, and Woords, in the English tung. Wher'unto is annexed An Index of woords Lik' and Unlik'. By Charles Butler, Magd. Master of Arts. Arist. Polit. lib 8, cap. 3. Grammatica addiscenda pueris, utpote ad vitam utilis. Oxford, Printed by William Turner, for the Author: 1634. 4°. (6f x Si). S. 32. 44 2 4 4 2 Collation : # 2# A-K a-c d , paged A-K only.

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