Originally published in 1987, An Old-Spelling Critical Edition of James Shirley's The Example, offers a critical examination of James Shirley's 1634 play, The Example, based on collating ten of the twenty-one copies of the play noted in Sir Walter Greg's Bibliography.
Introduction. 1. The Text. 2. James Shirley (1956-1666). 3. Shirley's Dramatic Achievement (1625-1642). 4. The Example (1634). The Example. Textual Notes. Press-Variants in Examined Copies of the Quarto (1637). Emendations of Accidentals. Collation of the Gifford and Dyce Edition (1833).