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Section heading for the first part of Donne's Biathanatos, "Of Law and Nature."

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The title page of the 1788 Edinburgh edition of Robert Burns' Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect.

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The watermark that appears on the paper William Creech used to print The Present State of Nova Scotia.

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The advertisement page of the 1815 edition of Edinburgh Fugitive Pieces, published after William Creech's death.

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First of three pages that address the reader of Donne's 1610 edition of Pseudo-Martyr.

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A cropped image of the right portion of a two page spread, featuring the first storm scene in Pericles. The vengeful Poseidon stirs up the tempest to impede our hero Pericles. Simon Brett engraved this woodcut. The type-setting and design was…

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Two tall quarto sized Zerkal pages containing comic vignettes of the riddle scene from Pericles, surrounding text and also a portrati of a young Pericles. The Type-face is Poliphilus and Bando.

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Two Zerkal pages containing images of the courtly dancing scene in Pericles, framed with text. The image on the right page depicts Pericles and Thaïsa's first dance.

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Cover of the 1787 second edition of S. Hollingsworth's The Present State of Nova Scotia

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A cropped image from a two page spread, featuring Simon Brett's comic vignettes of Antiochus' incestuous relationship and the severed heads of potential courters for his daughter. The type-setting was performed by Crispin Elsted. The paper is Zerkal…

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Cropped image of Simon Brett's woodcut imprint of Antiochus' incestuous relationship with his daughter. In this edition, Brett frequenlty uses comic-book style images to imply the "dumbshows" or mime work which would have likely occurred in the…

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A cropped image of the Gower's opening lines from the Third Folio second edition of Pericles. The Elizabethan spelling would have been left up to the compositor, in this case, there were likely three.

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A cropped image of the left page from a two page spread, featuring a courtly dance in Pericles, Prince of Tyre. Simon Brett engraved this woodcut. The type-setting was performed by Crispin Elsted. Pericles is the centre figure. The paper is Zerkal…

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A cropped image of the left portion of a two page spread, featuring the first storm scene in Pericles. Pericles stands aboard a rocking deck, shouting his lines at a vengeful Poseidon. Simon Brett engraved this woodcut. The type-setting and design…

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The left cropped image of a two page woodcut spread by Simon Brett featuring Thaïsa reuniting with Pericles and Marina. The type-setting was performed by Crispin Elsted. The paper is Zerkal paper.

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A cropped image of Simon Brett's portrait of an aged Pericles with Crispin Elsted's type-set beneath, all on Zerkal paper. Brett carved the image from wood supplied by Barbarian Press. There are a series of these portraits throughout the book to…

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A cropped image of a two page spread, featuring Pericles and Thaïsa dancing. The image is printed from an engraving done by Simon Brett. The type-setting was performed by Crispin Elsted. The paper is Zerkal paper.

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A cropped image of a two page spread, featuring a portrait of Pericles engraved by Simon Brett. The type-setting was performed by Crispin Elsted. The paper is Zerkal paper.

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The right page of a two page spread featuring Simon Brett's engraving of Pericles and Marina being reunited with Thaïsa. This is the second version of the woodcut--the first was rejected by Jan Elsted, who thought Pericles' expression could be more…

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A cropped image of the title page for Pericles, Prince of Tyre. The type-faces are Poliphilus and Blado. The title itself is in purple--a thematic color for this particular edition. The light gray lettering in the centre of the spread is…
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