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About this text

  • Title: An Humorous Day's Mirth: Works Cited
  • Author: Eleanor Lowe
  • Textual editor: Dr. Sarah Neville
  • Coordinating editor: Brett Greatley-Hirsch
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-513-1

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    Author: Eleanor Lowe
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    Works Cited

    1Collated Editions of An Humorous Day’s Mirth

    Copies of the 1599 Quarto

    The 1599 edition survives in seventeen copies, which are held at the following institutions (an asterisk indicates copies visited):

    BL1British Library C.34.c.14*
    BL2British Library C.12.g.4*
    BL3British Library Ashley 369*
    BodlBodleian Library
    CLUCWilliam A. Clark Library, University of California at Los Angeles
    CSmHHuntington Library
    CtYBeneicke Library, Yale University
    DFo1Folger Shakespeare Library #1*
    DFo2Folger Shakespeare Library #2*
    DyceVictoria and Albert Museum
    EtonEton Library
    GWUGlasgow University Library
    King’sKing’s College Library, Cambridge*
    MHHoughton Library, Harvard University
    NLSNational Library of Scotland*
    NN1New York Library, Arents Collection*
    NN2New York Library, Berg Collection*

    Subsequent Editions (listed in chronological order)

    Shepherd, Richard Herne, ed., The Works of George Chapman: Plays, 3 vols (London: Chatto and Windus, 1874)

    Parrott, Thomas Marc, ed., The Plays and Poems of George Chapman: The Comedies (London: Routledge; New York: E. P. Dutton, 1914)

    Greg, W. W., ed., An Humorous Day’s Mirth (Oxford: Malone Society, 1938 for 1937)

    Holaday, Allan, ed., The Plays of George Chapman: The Comedies (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1970)

    Edelman, Charles, ed., An Humorous Day’s Mirth (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010)