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Early works to 1800
|Named Person:||William Shakespeare|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Shakespeare; Charles Gildon; Edmund Curll; Egbert Sanger; Nicholas Rowe; Jacob Tonson
|Notes:||Intended by Curll to accompany the ordinary paper issue of Rowe's edition of Shakespeare's plays, published by Tonson in 6 v. in 1709.
Dedication signed: S.N. These are the terminal letters of the name of the editor, Charles Gildon.
Poem title pages state "Printed in the year 1709."
Signatures: [superscript pi]A⁸ a-d⁸ e⁴ A-C⁸ chi1 D-2F⁸ 2G⁸ ( -2G8).
With a final leaf (2G7)--of advertisements for E. Curll and E. Sanger.
|Description:||, lxxii, 45, , 51-472,  p.,  leaf of plates : 1 ill. (engraving) ; 21 cm. (8vo)|
|Contents:||An essay on the art, rise and progress of the stage in Greece, Rome and England --
An explanation of the old words us'd by Shakespear in his works [running title: The glossary] --
Venus and Adonis --
Tarquin and Lucrece --
Poems on several occasions --
Remarks on the plays of Shakespear --
Remarks on the poems of Shakespear --
References to the classic authors, &c. --