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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare : illustrated ; embracing a life of the poet, and notes, original and selected.

Author: William Shakespeare; Charles Symmons; Samuel Weller Singer; Oliver William Bourn Peabody; John Payne Collier
Publisher: Boston : Phillips, Sampson and company, 1850-51.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Boston editionView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Dramatic works of William Shakespeare, illustrated.
Boston : Phillips, Sampson, 1850-1857
(OCoLC)827198287
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Charles Symmons; Samuel Weller Singer; Oliver William Bourn Peabody; John Payne Collier
OCLC Number: 1194640429
Notes: Vol. 1 has added t.-p., illustrated: Shakspeare's complete works. Boston edition ... 1851.
Vol 2-5 have half-title: Shakspeare's dramatic works.
Vol. 8 has special t.-p. only: The poetical works of William Shakspeare; with notes illustrative and explanatory; together with a supplementary notice to the Roman plays.
Edited by Oliver W.B. Peabody; based on Singer's edition, "carefully compared" with the folio of 1623; with the life by Dr. Symmons, revised, and "New facts regarding the life of Shakespeare," by Collier. Cf. "Advertisement," Pref. to the 1836 ed. and J. Sherzer, American editions of Shakespeare (MLA publ., v. 22, p. 657-660).
Each play preceded by portrait of female character from that play.
Editions vary: v. 3 published in 1854; v. 4-8 published in 1857.
Description: 8 v. ([38] leaves of plates) : ports. ; 26 cm.
Contents: V. l: Life of William Shakspeare. New facts regarding the life of Shakspeare / J. Payne Collier. Shakspeare's will. Preface of the players / John Heminge and Henry Condell. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. Twelfth night. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing --
v. 2: Midsummer night's dream. Love's labour's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you like it. All's well that end's well. Taming of the shrew --
v. 3: Winter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV, part 1. V. 4: King Henry IV, part 2. Henry V. King Henry VI, part 1. King Henry VI, part 2. King Henry VI, part 3 --
v. 5: King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus --
v. 6: Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles --
v. 7: King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello --
v. 8: Poems. Verses among the additional poems to Chester's Love's martyr, 1601. Illustrations of A lover's complaint, The passionate pilgrim, &c. Supplementary notice to the poems. Supplementary notice to the Roman plays.
Other Titles: Plays (Peabody).
Dramatic works of William Shakespeare
Shakspeare's complete works
Shakspeare's dramatic works

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