By Walter Wilson Greg
Edward Capell (1713-1781) released his landmark variation of Shakespeare's works in ten volumes in the course of 1767-8. It used to be the 1st variation to be ready from a very new transcript from the surviving Folio and Quartos instead of a marked-up replica 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 training of his variation, and the main important 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 used to be ready in 1903 by means of the popular bibliographer and professional in early sleek drama, W. W. Greg, who turned Librarian of Trinity in 1907. It deals a desirable perception into Capell's assets and strategies.
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Lists of the Wards of London and the parish churches within and without the city. The whole of vol. ii, which has fresh pagination, is headed 'The seuenth part'. The collation given above follows that in Dr Sinker's catalogue, but there is strong reason to suppose that we should assume that E6 was blank and that vol. ii began with a single sheet, unsigned, the first leaf being blank and the second containing the titlepage to that volume. Thefirstedition appeared anonymously in 1516. In some copies of the present edition, the third, William Bonham is given as the printer's name.
7. S. 32 [Dondi dall' Orologio Collation : # 8 A-N 8 , paged. Epistle dedicatory from the author to the 'Academici Olimpici di Vicenza', dated, Venice, Jan. 12, 1562. Alphabetical table. At the end, an epistle dated from Venice, headed 'Al Mag. ' DONNE, JOHN. Iuuenilia: or certain Paradoxes, and Problems, written by I. Donne. London, Printed by E. P. for Henry Seyle, and are to be sold at the signe of the Tygers head, in Saint Pauls Church-yard, Anno Dom. 1633. 4°. (7 x 5 J). S. 20. 2. 4 Collation: A-H , unpaged.
Edwardes, sometime of her Maiesties Chappell: the rest by sundry learned Gentlemen both of Honor and Worship, whose names heer-after followe. Whereunto is added sundry new Inuentions, very pleasant and delightfull. At London Printed by Edward Allde for Edward White dwelling at the little North doore of Saint Paules Church, at the signe of the Gunne. Anno, 1596. 1. 40. (7ix 4 f). s. 8. 1. Collation : A-L4, unpaged. Wanting L4 containing end of text and colophon. On the verso of the titlepage are 'The names of those who wrote these devices' : Saint Bernard, E[dward Vere, Earl of] O[xford], Lord Vaux the Elder, W.