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Book Name:
King Lear, Quarto 1
Full Title:
M. William Shakespeare: His True Chronicle Historie 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 Gloster, and his sullen and assumed humor of Tom of Bedlam: As it was played before the the Kings maiestie vpon S.Stephens night in Christmas Hollidayes. By his maiesties seruants playing usually at the Gloabe on the Bancke-side.
Published:
London: Nathaniel Butter, 1608
Registration Date:
26 November 1607
Printer:
Nicholas Okes
Bookseller:
Nathaniel Butter

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British Library, London
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BL C.34.k.18
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British Library, London
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