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    [Edward] H[ickey] Seymour. Remarks, Critical, Conjectural, And Explanatory, Upon The Plays Of Shakespeare; Resulting From A Collation Of The Early Copies, With That Of Johnson And Steevens, Edited by Isaac Reed, Esq. Together With Extracts From The MSS. Of The Late Right Honourable John, Lord Chedworth. Dedicated To Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Esq. London: J. Wright, for Lackinton, Allen & Co. et al., 1805. Krown & Spellman retail: $300. First Edition. 8vo. 2 vols. [viii], 480; [4], [2], 436, ii, [8]pp. Early boards with 1/4 cloth spine. Uncut. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: "Seymour [d.1819] was one of the actors at the Theatre Royal Norwich ans apparently cultivated his own standing as one of Cedworth's [John Howe, Baron Chedworth] close intellectual companions... Seymour published, by subscription, a two-volume opus with a fashionably convoluted title: Remarks... Seymour includes one hundred and twenty-two citations ascribed to Chedworth but the vast accumulation of comments are Seymour's own." [Paul Nelsen, "Chedworth and the Territoriality of the Reader", in "Reading Readings: Essays on Shakespeare Editing in the Eighteenth Century ed Joanna Gondris, 1998.] Capel Lofft and Benjamin Strutt, notes.   Lowndes IV, 2249-50. CBEL I,588.OCLC: 2127352.

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