The quip modest: a few words by way of supplement to Remarks, critical and illustrative, on the text and notes of the last edition of Shakspeare; occasioned by a republication of that edition, revised ... by the editor of Dodsleys Old plays.

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The quip modest: a few words by way of supplement to Remarks, critical and illustrative, on the text and notes of the last edition of Shakspeare; occasioned by a republication of that edition, revised ... by the editor of Dodsleys Old plays.

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Ritson, Joseph, 1752-1803.

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The quip modest: a few words by way of supplement to Remarks, critical and illustrative, on the text and notes of the last edition of Shakspeare; occasioned by a republication of that edition, revised ... by the editor of Dodsleys Old plays. Ritson, Joseph, 1752-1803. vii,[1],32p. ; 8⁰. London :: printed for J. Johnson, 1788.

Note: Preface signed: J. R., i.e. Joseph Ritson.

Note: Refers to Johnson and Steevens' edition of Shakespeare, revised by Isaac Reed.

Note: The last word of text on the verso of A4: "romances" and last word of text on p. 28 "himself".

Note: In some copies sig. A4 is a cancel, last word on verso: "vol. iv" and sig. E2 is a cancel, last word of text on p. 28: "proposed".

Note: Some copies contain an additional unpaginated final leaf, signed F, beginning: "P. 11. Since this pamphlet was printed off, .. ".

Note: Reproduction of original from the British Library.

Note: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT5912.

Note: Electronic data. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Page image (PNG). Digitized image of the microfilm version produced in Woodbridge, CT by Research Publications, 1982-2002 (later known as Primary Source Microfilm, an imprint of the Gale Group).