The plays of William Shakspeare : accurately printed from the text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens : with a series of engravings, from original designs of Henry Fuseli ... and a selection of explanatory and historical notes, from the most eminent commentators, a history of the stage, a life of Shakspeare, &c. (Book, 1805) [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 : with a series of engravings, from original designs of Henry Fuseli ... and a selection of explanatory and historical notes, from the most eminent commentators, a history of the stage, a life of Shakspeare, &c. Preview this item
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The plays of William Shakspeare : accurately printed from the text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens : with a series of engravings, from original designs of Henry Fuseli ... and a selection of explanatory and historical notes, from the most eminent commentators, a history of the stage, a life of Shakspeare, &c.

Author: William ShakespeareAlexander PopeSamuel JohnsonJoshua Reynolds, SirIsaac TaylorAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for F., C., and J. Rivington; J. Johnson; R. Baldwin; H.L. Gardner; W., J., and J. Richardson; J. Nichols and Son; T. Payne; R. Faulder; G. and J. Robinson; W. Lowndes; G. Wilkie; Scatcherd and Letterman; T. Egerton; J. Walker; W. Clarke and Son; J. Barker and Son; D. Ogilvy and Son; Cuthell and Martin; R. Lea; P. Macqueen; Lackington, Allen and Co.; T. Kay; J. Deighton; J. White; W. Miller; Vernor and Hood; D. Walker; C. Law; B. Crosby and Co.; R. Pheney; Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; Cadell and Davies; J. Harding; R.H. Evans; S. Bagster; J. Mawman; Blacks and Parry; J. Badcock; J. Asperne; and T. Ostell, 1805
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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Plays of William Shakespeare : accurately printed from the text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens.
London : Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, 1805 (C. and R. Baldwin)
(OCoLC)656904966
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Alexander Pope; Samuel Johnson; Joshua Reynolds, Sir; Isaac Taylor; George Steevens; Edmond Malone; Henry Fuseli; Thomas Milton; E Harding; Alexander Chalmers; J G Walker; James Neagle; William Ridley; Luigi Schiavonetti; Richard Rhodes; Charles Turner Warren; William Bromley; R H Cromek; Joseph Clarendon Smith; Samuel Noble; Francesco Bartolozzi; William Blake; James Parker; Francis Grose; Paul Sandby; R Baldwin; John Lee; Henry Lasher Gardner; Joseph Johnson; Robert Faulder; Thomas Payne; Thomas Kay; Joseph Mawman; Charles Law; William Miller; Samuel Bagster; R H Evans; James Barker; George Wilkie; John Walker; J Deighton; David Walker; Richard Pheney; John White; J Badcock; James Asperne; Thomas Egerton, (Bookseller); J Harding; Richard Lea; W Lowndes; Thomas Ostell; B. Crosby and Co.,; Cadell & Davies,; Cuthell and Martin,; David Ogilvy & Son (London, England),; F., C. and J. Rivington (Firm),; G. and J. Robinson (Paternoster Row, London, England),; J. Nichols and Son,; Lackington, Allen and Co.,; Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme,; Scatcherd and Letterman,; Vernor and Hood,; W. Clarke and Son (Booksellers),
OCLC Number: 9370607
Notes: There were two editions of the Plays of William Shakspeare printed for F., C., and J. Rivington, [etc.] in 1805: an illustrated edition on large paper in ten volumes; and an unillustrated regular paper edition in nine volumes. Additionally, there exist two issues of the Plays in ten volumes with the same setting of type: sets done on large paper royal 8vo, measuring approximately 24 cm tall with edges 5 cm wide, and a few issued on largest paper, imperial 8vo, measuring approximately 28 cm tall with edges 2.5 cm wide (cf. Folger Library copies 1 and 2; Jaggard, p. 510).
Printer information from v. 1 colophon.
Each volume with volume half-title and title pages; plays with divisional titles.
Illustrations by J. Neagle, L.R. Legoux, W. Ridley, A. Birrell, Trotter, R. Clamp, T. Nugent, Luigi Schiavonetti, E. Harding, Charles Knight, William Bromley, Thomas Medland; after S. Harding, Reynolds, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Thornton, Cromek, Noble, Rhodes, Parker and Warren, Dadley, Taylor, Sparrow, Walker, Bartolozzi, Gardiner, Scheneker, William Blake, Samuel Noble, Richard Rhodes, Parker, C. Warren; after Francis Grose, Paul Sandby, I. Nisson, Silvester Harding, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Thornton.
The prefaces of Chalmers, Johnson, and Pope, and Malone's Historical account of the English stage in v. 1. Glossarial index in v. 10.
Description: 10 v. : ill., port. (engravings) ; 25 cm. (8vo)
Contents: v. 1. Tempest ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor --
v. 2. Twelfth-night ; Measure for measure ; Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer-night's dream --
v. 3. Love's labour's lost ; Merchant of Venice ; As you like it ; All's well that ends well --
v. 4. Taming of the shrew ; Winter's tale ; Comedy of errors ; Macbeth --
v. 5. King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry IV --
v. 6. King Henry V ; King Henry VI --
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.
Plays of William Shakespeare
Responsibility: by Alexander Chalmers, A.M. ; in ten volumes.

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