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|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Shakespeare; Oliver William Bourn Peabody; Samuel Weller Singer; Charles Symmons; John Payne Collier
|Notes:||Edited by Oliver W.B. Peabody; based on Singer's edition, "carefully compared" with the folio of 1623.
Vol. 8 has title: The poetical works of William Shakspeare : with notes, illustrative and explanatory : together with a supplementary notice to the Roman plays.
Same setting of type as Phillips, Sampson, and Company's ed. published 1836 and later.
Vol. 1 frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare lettered: Holl, sculpsit. Added, engraved t.p. lettered: H. Billing del.; D.L. Glover, sc. Other plates engraved by D.L. Glover, T. Kelley, F. Halpin, Rice, Buttre, and O. Pelton, from works by J. Hayter, A.L. Egg, E. Corbould, Frith, J.W. Wright, K. Meadows, A. Johnston, and Sir J. Reynolds.
With a life by Dr. Symmons, revised, and New facts regarding the life of Shakspeare, by J. Payne Collier.
|Description:||8 volumes : portraits ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||v. 1. Tempest ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Twelfth night ; Measure for measure ; Much ado about nothing --
v. 2. Midsummer night's dream ; Love's labour's lost ; Merchant of Venice ; As you like it ; All's well that ends well ; Taming of the shrew --
v. 3. Winter's tale ; Comedy of errors ; Macbeth ; King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry IV, part 1 --
v. 4. King Henry IV, part 2 ; Henry V ; King Henry VI --
v. 5. King Richard III ; King Henry VIII ; Troilus and Cressida ; Timon of Athens ; Coriolanus --
v. 6. Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ; Cymbeline ; Titus Andronicus ; Pericles --
v. 7. King Lear ; Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello --
v. 8. Poems. Supplementary notice to the Roman plays.
Dramatic works of William Shakespeare