This edition has a tipped-in letter and an advertisement for the book. The letter is a patronage request from the editor, Henry Brown of Newington Butts, "31 Albert Street Newington Butts London Jan 4th 1870 Sir I am the author of the new work upon the Sonnets of Shakespeare, and am seeking a little aid from a few of my Subscribers, to enable me to cover the expenses of my work. being a poor working man now unfortunately out of work, any slight assistance would be most thankfully received, Yours Obediently Henry Brown. C. Walton Esqr".
Brown, Henry (1870). The sonnets of Shakespeare solved, and the mystery of his friendship, love, and rivalry revealed. Illustrated by numerous extracts from the poet's works, contemporary writers, and other authors, by Henry Brown, London:Pub. for the author by J.R. Smith, 250 p.
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