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|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Shakespeare; Charles Cowden Clarke; Mary Cowden Clarke; Henry Courtney Selous; Frederick Wentworth; George Pearson; R S Marriott; W J Linton; Henry Duff Linton
|Notes:||Spine reads: Shakespeare's works.
Expurgated; cf. Preface.
"We have also omitted Titus Andronicus ... not only on account of its grossness, but because of our strong conviction that it is not [Shakespeare's] writing"--Preface.
For inclusive dates of publication, cf. Jaggard; Oxford DNB (under Clarke, Charles Cowden); BL cat.
Subsequently published under title: The plays of William Shakespeare.
Vol. 1: , 727 p.; v. 2: , 600 p.; v. 3: xv, 799, xvii-xl p.
The ill. are wood engravings by F. Wentworth, G. Pearson, R.S. Marriott, W.J. Linton, H. Linton and others, after Selous.
Vol. 3 contains the editors' preface, "The story of Shakespeare's life" and "Shakespeare's will."
Errata: v. 3, p. [vii].
|Description:||3 volumes : illustrations ; 27 cm.|
|Contents:||v. l. Comedies --
v. 2. Historical plays --
v. 3 Tragedies.
|Series Title:||Cassell's illustrated Shakespeare|
Cassell's illustrated Shakespeare
|Responsibility:||edited and annotated by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke ; illustrated by H.C. Selous.|