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The plays and poems of Shakespeare : according to the improved text of Edmund Malone : including the latest revisions, with a life, glossarial notes, and one hundred and seventy illustrations, from designs by English artists

Author: William Shakespeare; Edmond Malone; Samuel Johnson; Abraham John Valpy
Publisher: London : Henry G. Bohn, 1851.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Drama
Poetry
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Edmond Malone; Samuel Johnson; Abraham John Valpy
OCLC Number: 2230317
Notes: "The text of Malone, as published in 1821, in twenty-one volumes, is scrupulously followed; and a brief historical sketch and argument are pefixed to each play."--Vol. 1, p. v.
Same setting of type as H.G. Bohn's editions originally published 1842.
Frontispiece portrait lettered: Engraved by Freeman. Other plates engraved by Starling from works by Romney, Banks, Hamilton, Fuseli, Smirke, Wright, Kauffman, Peters, Durno, Kirk, Wheatley, Rigaud, Reynolds, Hodges, Ramberg, Downman, West, Ibbetson, Opie, Northcote, Westall, Porter, Brown, Farrington, Boydell, Miller, Stothard, Woodforde, H. Tresham, Hoppner, Barry, Graham, Romanelli, and Domenichino.
Not in Jaggard, W. Shakespeare bibliography.
Description: 15 volumes : illustrations, portraits ; 17 cm
Contents: v. 1. Life of Shakspeare. Dr. Johnson's preface. Tempest ; Two gentlemen of Verona --
v. 2. Merry wives of Windsor ; Measure for measure ; Comedy of errors --
v. 3. Merchant of Venice ; Midsummer night's dream ; Love's labor's lost --
v. 4. Twelfth night ; Much ado about nothing ; As you like it --
v. 5. All's well that ends well ; Taming of the shrew ; Winter's tale --
v. 6. Macbeth ; King John ; King Richard II --
v. 7. King Henry IV ; Henry V --
v. 8. King Henry VI --
v. 9. King Richard III ; King Henry VIII --
v. 10. Troilus and Cressida ; Timon of Athens ; Titus Andronicus --
v. 11. Pericles ; Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar --
v. 12. Antony and Cleopatra ; Cymbeline --
v. 13. King Lear ; Romeo and Juliet --
v. 14. Hamlet ; Othello --
v. 15. Poems. Index to the striking passages and beauties of Shakspeare.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by A.J. Valpy ; in fifteen volumes.

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