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|Genre/Form:||Printing privileges (Publishing)|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Works of Shakespear.
Oxford, Printed at the Theatre, 1744
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Shakespeare; Nicholas Rowe; Thomas Hanmer, Sir; Alexander Pope; Hubert François Gravelot; Francis Hayman; Oxford University Press,
|Notes:||Edited by Sir Thomas Hanmer.
Contains the plays only.
With a general title page dated 1744. Volume title pages read: The works of Mr. William Shakespear; with v. 1-4 dated 1743, and v. 5-6 dated 1744. Each play with a divisional title page.
Imprimatur on general title page verso v. 1: Imprimatur. Gualt. Hodges, Vice-Can. Oxon. Mar. 26. 1744.
Contains the Chandos portrait, views of the Westminster abbey monument and Stratford bust (the latter altered as in Pope's edition), and an engraving to each play, all by Gravelot after Hayman.
With the prefaces of Hanmer and Pope, Some account of the life, &c. by Rowe, and Ben Johnson's poem in v. 1. Glossary with errata in v. 6.
|Description:||6 v. : ill., port. (engravings) ; 29 cm (4to)|
|Contents:||v. 1. Tempest ; Midsummer-night's dream ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Measure for measure ; Comedy of errors ; Much ado about nothing --
v. 2. Merchant of Venice ; Love's labour's lost ; As you like it ; Taming of the shrew ; All's well that ends well ; Twelfth-night ; Winter's tale --
v. 3. King Lear ; King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry IV ; King Henry V --
v. 4. King Henry VI ; King Richard III ; King Henry VIII --
v. 5. Timon of Athens ; Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ; Titus Andronicus ; Macbeth --
v. 6. Troilus and Cressida ; Cymbeline ; Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello.
Works of Shakespeare