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Shakespeare : Mr. Alderman Hum'em and Co. of the metropolis of Gotham, propose to publish, by subscription, a most grand and pompous collection of designs, to illustrate the immortal Shakespeare. ...

Author: Gordon Norton Ray
Publisher: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1790?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Publication:William Upcott scrapbooks (PML 146429-32) v. 1 (PML 146429), leaf 054 (following)
Database:WorldCat
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Evidently a parody of a prospectus issued in 1786 by John and Josiah Boydell and George Nicol announcing the publication by subscription of Boydell's illustrated edition of the works of Shakespeare.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Parodies, imitations, etc
Broadsides
Named Person: William Shakespeare; John Boydell; John Boydell; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Norton Ray
OCLC Number: 841166277
Notes: Caption title.
Broadside mounted on stub following leaf 54 of v. 1 of a set of 4 scrapbooks compiled by William Upcott containing prints and portraits, autographs, manuscripts, facsimiles, ephemera and printed memorabilia, clippings, and original drawings pertaining to the lives of notable persons (see PML 146429-32).
Description: 1 sheet (1 page) ; 32 x 39 cm

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Evidently a parody of a prospectus issued in 1786 by John and Josiah Boydell and George Nicol announcing the publication by subscription of Boydell's illustrated edition of the works of Shakespeare.

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