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The plays of William Shakespeare : in ten volumes

Author: William Shakespeare; Samuel Johnson; George Steevens; John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: London : Printed for C. Bathurst ... [and 31 others], 1773.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Samuel Johnson; George Steevens; John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 35713993
Notes: LC has v. 1 only. Imperfect: contains signatures A-N⁸ (Prefaces) only.
Description: 10 v. ; 23 cm. (8vo)
Contents: v. 1: Preface / [signed] Johnson. Advertisement to the reader. Ancient translations from classic authors (Publisher's advertisement). Preface by the players. Mr. Pope's preface. Mr. Theobald's preface. Sir T. Hanmer's preface. Dr. Warburton's preface. Advertisement to the reader [prefixed to Mr. Steevens's edition of twenty of the old quarto copies of Shakespeare]. Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespeare / written by Mr. Rowe. Shakespeare's will. Baptisms, marriages, and burials of the Shakespeare family. Poems upon the author. List of the old editions of Shakespeare's plays. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor.--v. 2: Measure for measure. Comedy of errors. Much ado about nothing. Love's labour's lost.--v. 3: Midsummer night's dream. Merchant of Venice. As you like it. Taming of the shrew.--v. 4: All's well that ends well. Twelfth Night. Winter's tale. Macbeth.--v. 5: King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV, part 1. King Henry IV, part 2.--v. 6: King Henry V. King Henry VI, part 1. King Henry VI, part 2. King Henry VI, part 3.--v. 7: King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Coriolanus.--v. 8: Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Timon of Athens. Titus Andronicus.--v. 9: Troilus and Cressida. Cymbeline. King Lear.--v. 10: Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. Appendixes.
Other Titles: Plays
Responsibility: with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators ; to which are added, notes by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens ; with an appendix.

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