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Henry V bibliographic descriptions

Henry V, First Quarto, 1600

The cronicle history of Henry the fift, with his battell fought at Agin Court in France. Togither with Auntient Pistoll. As it hath bene sundry times playd by the Right Honorable the Lord Chamberlaine his seruants.
London: printed by Thomas Creede, for Tho. Millington, and Iohn Busby. And are to be sold at his house in Carter Lane, next the Powle head, 1600.
[56] p.; 4o

Signatures: A-G4 (last leaf blank)
References: STC (2nd ed.) 22289; Greg, I, 165(a)

British Library Copy

Shelfmark: C.12.g.22
Copy notes: Signatures: A-F4 G4 (-G4, blank).
Provenance: Perhaps belonged to Dr Richard Wright, sold 1787; King George III, presented 1823.
Binding: In a 19th-century English gold tooled purple goatskin binding with the cypher of King George III tooled in gold in the centre of both pastedowns. Author, title, place and date of publication are lettered in gold up the flat spine. The edges of the boards and the turn-ins are gold tooled. With comb marbled paper endleaves. Probably bound by the British Museum Bindery.

Henry V, Second Quarto, 1602

The chronicle history of Henry the fift, with his battell fought at Agin Court in France. Together with Auntient Pistoll. As it hath bene sundry times playd by the Right Honorable the Lord Chamberlaine his seruants.
London: printed by Thomas Creede, for Thomas Pauier, and are to be sold at his shop in Cornhill, at the signe of the Cat and Parrets neare the Exchange, 1602.
[52] p.; 4o

Signatures: A-F4 G2
References: STC (2nd ed.) 22290; Greg, I, 165(b)

There is no copy of this quarto in the British Library.

Henry V, Third Quarto, 1608 [1619]

The chronicle history of Henry the fift, with his battell fought at Agin Court in France. Together with Ancient Pistoll. As it hath bene sundry times playd by the Right Honourable the Lord Chamberlaine his seruants.
[London]: printed [by William Jaggard] for T. P. [Thomas Pavier], 1608 [i.e. 1619].
[56] p.; 4o

Signatures: A-G4 (last leaf blank)
References: STC (2nd ed.) 22291; Greg, I, 165(c)

British Library Copy

Shelfmark: C.34.k.14
Copy notes: Signatures: A-F4 G4 (-G4, blank).
Provenance: David Garrick, bequeathed 1779.
Binding: In a 19th-century English blind and gold tooled red grained sheep binding with the coat of arms of David Garrick tooled in gold in the centre of both covers. Author, title and date of publication are lettered in gold up the flat spine. The edges of the boards and the turn-ins are gold tooled. The top edge is gilt. With comb marbled paper endleaves. Bound by the British Museum Bindery.

Shelfmark: C.12.g.33
Copy notes: Signatures: A-F4 G4 (-G4, blank).
Provenance: King George III, presented 1823.
Binding: In a 20th-century English gold tooled brown goatskin binding with the cypher of King George III tooled in gold in the centre of both pastedowns. Author, title and date of publication are lettered in gold up the flat spine. The edges of the boards and the turn-ins are gold tooled. The foredge is sprinkled red. With brown marbled paper endleaves. The date of binding '1905' is tooled in gold at the top on the turn-in of the lower cover. Bound by the British Museum Bindery.

 
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