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The dramatic works of Shakespeare.

Author: William Shakespeare; Alexander Chalmers; William Pickering; Charles Corrall
Publisher: London : William Pickering, 1826
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Drama
Plays
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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Dramatic works of Shakespeare.
London : William Pickering, 1826 ([London] : Corrall, printer)
(OCoLC)669309985
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Alexander Chalmers; William Pickering; Charles Corrall
OCLC Number: 12199305
Notes: Added engraved t.p., illustrated (wanting in later printing).
Also issued with 38 plates engraved for Pickering's "miniature classics" edition, issued under title The plays of Shakespeare : in nine volumes (1825).
Printed in "diamond" type (4 1/2 point). Cf. DeVinne, T.L. The practice of typography. 1900, p. 67-68.
Frontispiece port. of Shakespeare engraved by Augustus Fox from a painting by T. Stothard, after Droeshout; dated 1825.
A later printing has a different frontispiece port. with facsim. signature, engraved by H. Robinson; dated 1832.
Some copies on India paper and/or on large paper. Cf. Lowndes and Jaggard.
Some copies have "Sketch of the life of Shakespeare, by Alexander Chalmers, A.M." ([v]-xii p.) inserted at beginning, followed by contents for a different ed. including the poems. Cf. Jaggard.
Glossary: p. [769]-783.
Description: [3], 783 pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates : portraits ; 17 cm
Other Titles: Plays

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