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  • Title: Othello (Quarto 1, 1622)
  • Editor: Donald Bailey
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-466-0

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    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: Donald Bailey
    Peer Reviewed

    Othello (Quarto 1, 1622)

    The Stationer to the Reader.

    TO set forth a booke without an Epistle,
    were like to the old English prouerbe, A
    0.15blew coat without a badge,& the Au-
    thor being dead, I thought good to take
    that piece of worke upon mee: To com-
    mend it, I will not, for that which is good, I hope euery
    man will commend, without intreaty: and I am the bol-
    0.20der, because the Authors name is sufficient to vent his
    worke. Thus leauing every one to the liberty of iudge-
    ment: I have ventered to print this Play, and leaue it
    to the generall censure.


    Thomas VValkley.

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