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Book Name:
King Lear, Quarto 2
Full Title:
M. William Shak-speare: 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 Kings Maiestie at Whitehall vpon S. Stephans night in Christmas hollidayes. By his Maiesties seruants playing vsually at the Gloabe on the Bancke-side.
Published:
London: Nathaniel Butter, 1619
Registration Date:
1619
Printer:
Nicholas Okes
Bookseller:
Nathaniel Butter
Book Comment:
Although the date on the frontispiece reads 1608, the second quarto of Lear has a registration and publication date of 1619.

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British Library, London
Library shelf number:
BL C.34.k.19