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Uniform Title King Leir.
Title The true chronicle history of King Leir [microform] : 1605.

Imprint London : Tudor Facsimile Texts, 1910.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 40020    ---  Available
Description 4 p. l., [70] p. : facsim. ; 27 cm.
Series Library of English literature ; LEL 40020.
Note Facsimile of the earliest edition now known, from an imperfect copy in the British museum. The missing pages are here supplied from another but inferior copy in the King's library.
Original title: The True Chronicle History of King Leir, and his three daughters, Gonorill, Ragan, and Cordella. London, Printed by Simon Stafford for Iohn Wright ... 1605.
Label pasted on front-end paper reads: The true chronicle history of King Leir. Conjectural date of writing, c. 1588-9. Date of supposed first edition, 1594. Date of this the earliest edition now known, 1605 [B. M. press-marks, C. 34, l. II; and 161.a.51]. Reproduced in facsimile, 1910.
"The consensus of opinion divides the authorship jointly between Greene, Kyd, and Lodge."--Pref.
Master microform held by: LrI.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1970. 1 microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English Literature ; LEL 40020).
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear -- Sources.
Lear, King (Legendary character)
Added Author Greene, Robert, 1558?-1592.
Kyd, Thomas, 1558-1594.
Lodge, Thomas, 1558?-1625.

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