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The historical tragedy of Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare; William D'Avenant, Sir; John Lee; Edward Salmon; Henry Irving, Sir
Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed by W. Cheyne, in the year MDCCLIII [1753]
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Genre/Form: Acting editions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Historical tragedy of Macbeth.
Edinburgh : Printed by W. Cheyne, in the year MDCCLIII [1753]
(OCoLC)874721925
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; William D'Avenant, Sir; John Lee; Edward Salmon; Henry Irving, Sir
OCLC Number: 23625428
Notes: An alteration of the Davenant text, but closer to Shakespeare. The Biographia Dramatica states that the alterations were by John Lee, an actor in Garrick's company, later manager of the Edinburgh Theatre (Folger card catalog).
Signatures: pi1 A-L⁴.
"N. B. Whoever shall presume to print or publish this play, shall be prosecuted to the extent of the law, and no copies are authentick but such as are signed by [the prompter] Edward Salmon."
Original front paper wrapper reads: The historical tragedy of Macbeth : price, one shilling and sixpence (cf. Folger Library copy 1).
Title page in red and black.
Description: [4], 88 p. ; 23 cm. (4to)
Other Titles: Macbeth
Responsibility: (written originally by Shakespear) ; newly adapted to the stage, with alterations, as performed at the theatre in Edinburgh.

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