Publisher: London: Thomas Rodd, 1841.
Edition: The Shakespeare's Library reprint.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL I, 1435; Freeman & Freeman, John Payne Collier, pages 426-427.
Condition: Edges slightly rubbed; prelims a little foxed; very good copy.
Book ID: 20417
Description8vo, contemporary brown half morocco, marbled paper boards and matching endpapers, gilt lettering, untrimmed.
Comments¶ The first in a series of reprints of source books used by William Shakespeare, with an unsigned introduction by John Payne Collier and published by Thomas Rodd. There were seven additional titles in the series, and in 1843 they were issued together in two volumes. Thomas Lodge's Rosalynde was first published in 1590 and was a source for As You Like It. Contemporary ink signature of Cornelius Paine on the front blank. Bookplate of Archibald Charles Campbell on the front paste-down, over an earlier bookplate.