The plays of William Shakspeare : accurately printed from the text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens, Esq. ; with glossarial notes ; in ten volumes. (Book, 1803) [WorldCat.org]
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The plays of William Shakspeare : accurately printed from the text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens, Esq. ; with glossarial notes ; in ten volumes.

Author: William Shakespeare; George Steevens; Samuel Johnson; Nicholas Rowe
Publisher: London : Printed for J. Johnson ..., 1803.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; George Steevens; Samuel Johnson; Nicholas Rowe
OCLC Number: 68901213
Notes: "These notes are original and not taken from any other edition"--Dibdin, Lit. Comp., cited in Jaggard.
Includes 1765 preface by S. Johnson.
There is another 1803 edition (9 vols. 12mo) without Johnson's preface--Cf. Folger. Printed books, v. 23, p. 362.
"The text of this edition ... is ... printed in twenty-one volumes [sic], octavo": Advertisement, v. 1, p. [i]. Advertisement signed "W.H."
Description: 10 volumes : portrait ; 16 cm (12mo)
Contents: v. 1: Some account of the life, etc. of William Shakspeare / written by Mr. Rowe. Dr. Johnson's preface to his edition of Shakspeare's plays, printed in 1765. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. Twelfth night. --
v. 2: Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. Midsummer night's dream. Love's labour's lost. --
v. 3: Merchant of Venice. As you like it. All's well that ends well. Taming of the shrew. --
v. 4: Winter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. --
v. 5: King Richard II. King Henry IV, part 1. King Henry IV, part 2. Henry V. --
v. 6: King Henry VI, part 1. King Henry VI, part 2. King Henry VI, part 3. --
v. 7: King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. --
v. 8: Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. --
v. 9: Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles. King Lear. --
v. 10: Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello.
Other Titles: Plays (Steevens).
Plays of William Shakespeare

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