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The dramatic writings of Will. Shakespeare : with introductory prefaces to each play : printed complete from the best editions.

Author: William Shakespeare; Nicholas Rowe; Samuel Johnson; George Steevens; David Ogilvy & Son (London, England),
Publisher: London : Printed for D. Ogilvie and Son, booksellers, Holborn, MDCCXCVIII [1798]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Nicholas Rowe; Samuel Johnson; George Steevens; David Ogilvy & Son (London, England),
OCLC Number: 793019969
Notes: Another edition was printed in Perth by R. Morison Junr. for R. Morison and Son, with the same setting of type and the same added engraved title pages, differences being the imprints on both engraved and volume title pages. Copies with volumes of both the Perth and London imprints are not uncommon.
London follows Holborn in imprint.
Plays with an introduction by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens.
Plays are signed and paginated separately.
Added engraved title pages read: "The plays of Shakespeare from the most correct editions"; with the D. Ogilvy & Son, Holborn, London imprint. Engravings alternately lettered by artists: C.R. Ryley; and by engravers: J.A. Kidd, I. Widnell.
Some plays variously with engraved illustrations, unknown if all plays meant to be illustrated.
With the Life, &c. of Shakespeare by Nicholas Rowe in v. 1. Errata in v. 7.
Description: 9 v. : ill. (engravings) ; 15 cm (12mo)
Contents: v. 1. Hamlet ; Comedy of errors ; Measure for measure ; King Henry VIII --
v. 2. Merchant of Venice ; Coriolanus ; Titus Andronicus ; King John --
v. 3. As you like it ; King Richard III ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Winter's tale --
v. 4. Tempest ; King Lear ; Troilus and Cressida ; Twelfth-night --
v. 5. King Henry VI ; Timon of Athens --
v. 6. Macbeth ; King Henry V ; Much ado about nothing ; Cymbeline --
v. 7. Romeo and Juliet ; King Henry IV ; Merry wives of Windsor --
v. 8. Othello ; King Richard II ; All's well that ends well ; Taming of the shrew --
v. 9. Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ; Love's labour's lost ; Midsummer-night's dream.
Other Titles: Plays.
Dramatic writings of William Shakespeare

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