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Early Modern Works in Special Collections

A guide to works between 1500 and 1700 in Rare Books and Special Collections.

Shakespeare's Contemporaries

Below is a selection of works by contemporaries of Shakespeare.  To find additional titles, search the catalog or contact us.

Fifty Comedies and Tragedies. By Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher. London, Printed by J. Macock, for John Martyn, Henry Herringman, Richard Marriot, MDCLXXIX. Rare Folio PR2420 1679.

Literary Influences Printed in the Early Modern Era

Below is a selection of influential literary works printed in the Early Modern era.  For more titles, search the catalog or contact us.

Virgil. Opera Virgiliana. [Parisiis] 1529. Rare Folio PA6801 .A2 1529 (full text available online)