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The most excellent historie of the merchant of Venice

with the extreame crueltie of Shylocke the Iewe towards the said Merchant, in cutting a just pound of his flesh and the obtaining of Portia by the choice of three chests : as it hath beene divers times acted by the Lord Chamberlaine His Servants

by William Shakespeare

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Published by Printed by M[armaduke]. P[arsons]. for Laurence Hayes, and are to be sold at his shop on Fleetbridge in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesShakespeare Collection (Collection of Distinction)
Statementwritten by William Shakespeare
ContributionsParsons, Marmaduke, -1639, printer, Hayes, Laurence, bookseller, Swaine, John, former owner, Wolfreston, Frances, 1607-1677, former owner, Barton, Thomas Pennant, 1803-1869, former owner
The Physical Object
Pagination[72] p. ;
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26207853M
OCLC/WorldCa43244334

The most excellent | Historie of the Merchant | of Venice. | VVith the extreame crueltie of Shylocke the Iewe | towards the sayd Merchant, in cutting a iust pound | of his flesh: and the obtayning of Portia | by the choyse of three | chests. | As it hath beene diuers times acted by the Lord | Chamberlaine his seruants. | Written by William. James Roberts business was continued by his brother Robert Roberts. He married Mary Balwin who was the daughter of Abigail Baldwin who was a successful publisher. Abigail died in 17?? and although Mary had died the year before, Robert Roberts inherited the Baldwin's business. He combined the two businesses but continued to trade as "James Roberts".

An overview of Shakespeare's life from the Folger Shakespeare Library, including his birth and childhood in Stratford-upon-Avon, his marriage to Anne Hathaway and their children, his work in the London theaters, and his final years before his death in Noisy parties of wits and Paul's men crossed to Bankside to see Romeo and Juliet, or Hamlet the Dane, or else 'The most excellent historie of the Merchant of Venice, with the extreme crueltie of Shylocke, the Jewe, towards the sayd merchant, in cutting a just pound of his flesh, and obtaining of Portia by the choyse of three caskets, as it hath.

A rare third quarto of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice. London: Laurence Hays, 7 1/8 inches x 5 1/4 inches ( mm x mm), [72] pages, A–I4 (title, A3–B2, B4–D3 extended in corners; A2, B3 extended on front margin; E4 extended on lower margin). The most excellent | Historie of the. Although the title page of the first edition of the play "The Most Excellent Historie of the Merchant of Venice" (first print in ) suggested it to be a history play, it had initially been classified as a comedy. In , Heminges and Condell placed The Merchant of Venice among the comedies in the First Folio of Shakespeare's works.


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As it hath been divers times acted by the Lord. The title page of the first quarto printing of The Merchant of Venice () gives a succinct summary of the plot: ‘The most excellent historie of the merchant of the extreame crueltie of Shylocke the Jewe towards the sayd merchant, in cutting a just pound of his flesh: and the obtayning of Portia by the choyse of three chests.’.

The Merchant of Venice was first printed as a quarto in (Q1). That text seems to have served as the basis for the quarto (Q2), the First Folio (F1), and the quarto (Q3).

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InHeminges and Condell placed The Merchant of Venice among the comedies in the First Folio of Shakespeare’s works.Shakespeare, William, The most excellent historie of the merchant of Venice, (New York, D.

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