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John Laurence Berti, a learned monk of Tuscany, died; author of about 20 quarto volumes of divinity.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
In about a fortnight I again launch into the World in the shape of a quarto Volume.
It was a piece of patterned stuff about the size of the quarto page, to which it was fastened by an old-fashioned pin.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
One of the latter contains a wood-cut of the Manchester Royal Institution, and eight quarto pages for three-pence.
The remarkable thing is, as regards Hamlet, that they almost all occur in passages not present in the First Quarto.Montaigne and Shakspere|John M. Robertson