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It occupied four sheets of quarto paper, closely type-written.

Both are in quarto, and are biographical as well as bibliographical.

At the Fairfax Murray sale in 1918 the quarto Lyons edition made £130.

This was republished in two quarto volumes at Frankfort in 1625.

The quarto was genuine in every respect, but it was a facsimile!

His "Landscape Lyrics" appeared in 1839, in a quarto volume.

He also printed a Mohawk Prayer-book in quarto; this was issued in 1715.

The sonnets were piratically published in a quarto volume in 1609.

Abridged by a Gentleman of Boston, from the London quarto edition.

The Doctor sighed, and folded the sermon, and laid the Quarto Cruden on it.

WORD ORIGIN

"book from paper folded to make four pages to the sheet," late 15c., from Medieval Latin in quarto "in the fourth (part of a sheet of paper)," from quarto, ablative singular of Latin quartus "fourth" (see quart).

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