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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Supplement to the edition of Shakspeare's plays published in 1778.
London : Printed for C. Bathurst; W. Strahan; J., F., and C. Rivington; J. Hinton; L. Davis; R. Horsfield; W. Owen; E. Johnson; S. Crowder; B. White; T. Longman; C. Dilly; T. Cadell; J. and T. Bowles; T. Lowndes; J. Robson; T. Payne; H.L. Gardener; J. Nichols; J. Bew; W. Cater; W. Stuart; F. Newbery; G. Robinson; R. Baldwin; T. Beecroft; J. Ridley; T. Evans; S. Hayes; and E. Johnson, MDCCLXXX 
|Named Person:||William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Shakespeare; Samuel Johnson; George Steevens; Edmond Malone; Charles Bathurst
|Notes:||The first edition edited by Edmond Malone (Jaggard, p. 504).
Volume 1 with a general title page, a volume divisional title page for the supplement for plays, as well as a divisional title page for poems; v. 2 with a volume title page; both volumes with volume half-title; each poem with a divisional half title.
Engraved frontispiece lettered: R. Greene del.; engraved portrait of Earl of Southampton unlettered; a couple of woodcuts illustrating editorial notes (v. 1).
Volume 1 with Malone's advertisement, errata, directions to the binder, and additional observations, including a reprint of Arthur Brooke's translation of the tragicall hystory of Romeus and Juliet; also with a folded leaf The platt of the secound parte of the seven deadlie sinns (p. 60). Volume 2 with an appendix.
|Description:||2 v. : ill., 1 port. (engravings, woodcuts) ; 22 cm. (8vo)|
|Contents:||v. 1. Venus and Adonis ; Rape of Lucrece ; Sonnets ; Passionate pilgrim ; Lover's complaint --
v. 2. Pericles ; Locrine ; Sir John Oldcastle ; Lord Cromwell ; London prodigal ; Puritan ; Yorkshire tragedy.
|Other Titles:||Tragicall hystory of Romeus and Juliet.
|Responsibility:||by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens ; in two volumes ; containing additional observations by several of the former commentators ; to which are subjoined the genuine poems of the same author, and seven plays that have been ascribed to him ; with notes by the editor and others.|