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Autograph letters signed and other material of Samuel Weller Singer, 1852-1858.

Author: Samuel Weller Singer; Charles Whittingham; William Shakespeare
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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(1-5) are autograph letters signed from Singer, Mickleham and South Lambeth, to Charles Whittingham, dated from 1852 to 1858. (1) and (2) concern Singer's work on Shakespeare; (3) and (4) concern the proofs of the Preface to Bacon's essays; (5) discusses the expense of paper and printing 50 copies; (6) Autograph draft of a form of transfer of copyright of Singer's edition of Shakespeare; refers to Charles Symmons  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Letters
Correspondence Manuscripts
Named Person: Samuel Weller Singer; Charles Whittingham; Francis Bacon; William Shakespeare; Charles Symmons
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Weller Singer; Charles Whittingham; William Shakespeare
OCLC Number: 435437865
Notes: Each item is one bifolium.
Description: 7 items ; 140 x 90 mm to 25 x 20 cm.

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(1-5) are autograph letters signed from Singer, Mickleham and South Lambeth, to Charles Whittingham, dated from 1852 to 1858. (1) and (2) concern Singer's work on Shakespeare; (3) and (4) concern the proofs of the Preface to Bacon's essays; (5) discusses the expense of paper and printing 50 copies; (6) Autograph draft of a form of transfer of copyright of Singer's edition of Shakespeare; refers to Charles Symmons and Charles Whittingham; (7) a manuscript copy of a review entitled: What does Shakespeare mean by Fancy-free? Includes a quotation from Midsummer night's dream: "Quench'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon / and the imperial vot'ress passed on / In maiden meditation, fancy-free." Literary History III, 315 sq, Ed. 120, 1855" appears at the end of the review.

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