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The Yale Shakespeare


 

The Winter's Tale

 

EDITED BY
FREDERICK E. PIERCE

 
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NEW HAVEN · YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
LONDON · HUMPHREY MILFORD
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS · MCMXVIII

 

Copyright, 1918
By Yale University Press


First published, January, 1918

 

The facsimile opposite reproduces the first page of 'The Winter's Tale' from the earliest printed edition, the Shakespeare Folio of 1623. This play is there the fourteenth in order among the thirty-six in the volume and stands at the end of the division of 'Comedies.' The facsimile has been made from the Elizabethan Club copy of the Folio and is about one-third the size of the original.

 
The title page of the play from the First Folio of 1623

 

THE YALE SHAKESPEARE

 

 

Edited by

Wilbur L. CrossTucker Brooke

Willard Higley Durham

 

 

Published under the Direction

of the

Department of English, Yale University,

on the Fund

Given to the Yale University Press in 1917

by the Members of the

Kingsley Trust Association

To Commemorate the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary

of the Founding of the Society


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1935, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.