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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare.

Author: William Shakespeare; John Britton; John Thompson
Publisher: Chiswick [London] : Printed by C. Whittingham, sold by Carpenter and Son; J. Carr; Sharpe and Hailes; Gale, Curtis, and Fenner; R. Jennings; and J. Martin, 1814.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : Whittingham's editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Wood engravings
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; John Britton; John Thompson
OCLC Number: 54231073
Notes: Volume 1 vol. half-title reads: "Shakspeare : in seven volumes : with two hundred and thirty embellishments : a life of the poet : the preface by Dr. Johnson : and a glossarial index."
Each play with an individual title page reading "from the Chiswick Press" dated 1813. Plays with separate pagination and signatures.
Vignette engravings on divisional play title pages and at the top of each act by John Thompson.
"Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare, written expressly for this edition by John Britton", and Johnson's preface in v.1. Glossarial index in v. 7.
With four final leaves of Whittingham's advertisements in v. 7.
Description: 7 v. : ill., 1 port. (wood engravings) ; 12 cm (8vo)
Contents: v. 1. Tempest ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Twelfth-night ; Measure for measure --
v. 2. Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer-night's dream ; Love's labour's lost ; Merchant of Venice ; As you like it ; All's well that ends well --
v. 3. Taming of the shrew ; Winter's tale ; Comedy of errors ; Macbeth ; King John ; King Richard II --
v. 4. King Henry IV ; King Henry V ; King Henry VI, parts 1-2 --
v. 5. King Henry VI, part 3 ; King Richard III ; King Henry VIII ; Troilus and Cressida ; Timon of Athens --
v. 6. Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ; Cymbeline ; Titus Andronicus --
v. 7. Pericles ; King Lear ; Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello.
Other Titles: Plays.
Dramatic works of William Shakespeare
Shakspeare in seven volumes


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