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The merchant of Venice
Bib ID 1035001
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, author
 
Uniform Title The merchant of Venice. 1623
Description [London : Printed by Isaac Iaggard and Ed. Blount, 1623] 
folio 163-184 pages ; 31 cm. 
Notes

Detached from his Comedies, histories, & tragedies. (S.T.C. 22273).

On cover: Shakespeare. Merchant of Venice. First Folio, 1623.

National Library of Australia's copy is bound in red morocco binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with gold tooling on cover, back and inside covers, marbled paper endpapers

Source of Acquisition Edgar Alan Parr (1860-1932); 1924  National Library of Australia's RBRS 11 copy "Purchased by Mr. Edgar Parr from Messrs. Maggs Bros. of London ... The Merchant of Venice pp. 163-184 has been acquired for the Library of the Parliament of the Commonwealth and will take pride of place in the fine Shakespearean section of the Library..." -- The Australasian, 24 May 1924, p. 55. 
Subjects English drama (Comedy)  |  Moneylenders -- Drama.  |  Jews -- Italy -- Venice -- Drama.  |  Venice (Italy) -- Drama.
Other authors/contributors Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder
Also Titled

Merchant of Venice, first folio, 1623

Exhibited Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 7 October 2011-15 December 2012 

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