Greg, W.W. Bibliography of the English printed drama to the Restoration: III, p. 1064-6(*)
Folger bibliographic ID: 161014
STC number: 11638
Carl H. Pforzheimer Library: 405
Folger call number: STC 11638 copy 1
Folger holdings ID: 153369
Not in fact the complete works, but essentially an enlarged edition of: A hundreth sundrie flowres bounde up in one small poesie "Hearbes" has separate pagination, with divisional title on B1. "VVeedes" has separate divisional title on P3; pagination is continuous. "The steele glas" has title page on ²S1. "The complaint of Philomene" has title page dated 1576 on ²Y4r; "A briefe rehearsall, or rather a true copie of as much as was presented before her maiesties at Kenelworth .." (caption title) has separate register; "Certaine notes of instruction concerning the making of verse or rime in English", quires (D) and ²D P. 310 misnumbered 216; p. 317 misnumbered 217; numerous other internal misnumberings Variant: title has "Whoole workes"; many pages in variant settings. Another variant (STC 11639, Greg III, p. 1064-6([dagger])) has title "The pleasauntest workes .." Signatures: [par.]⁴ 2[par].⁴ (-2[par.]4) 3[par.]-4[par.]⁴ 5[par.]¹ a-k⁸; B⁴ C-P⁸ Q⁴ S-Z⁸ ²[par.]⁴ ²S⁴ ²V-Y⁸; A-²B⁸; ²A-²C⁸ (D)² ²D² Microopaque only contains "A briefe rehearsall"
Item information about Folger STC 11638 copy 1
cs1782. Brown calf binding, rebacked, with label printed '156' pasted inside front cover [i.e. Broadbent label?]. Manuscript notes in margins. Imperfect: wanting sigs. [par.]1(t.p.)-[par.]3, 5[par.]1, f2-7, and Â²D1-2; gathering (D)Â² misbound after Â²B8. Copy stained and badly frayed; a few leaves mounted; some interleaving. Provenance: inscriptions: sig. D8v: 'William Johnes'; Â²Y8r: 'Gatering Owens'
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Alternate titles: Whole woorkes of George Gascoigne Esquire, Certaine notes of instruction concerning the making of verse or rime in English, Steele glas, Briefe rehearsall, or rather a true copie of as much as was presented before her majesties at Kenelworth, Briefe rehearsall, or rather a true copie of as much as was presented before her maiesties at Kenelworth, Hearbes, Weedes, VVeedes
former owner: Broadbent, N. M.
former owner: Harmsworth, R. Leicester Sir, (Robert Leicester), 1870-1937
former owner: Huth Library
former owner: Warwick Castle (Warwick, England). Shakespeare Library