The plays of William Shakspeare : in ten volumes : with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators : to which are added notes (Book, 1785) [WorldCat.org]
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The plays of William Shakspeare : in ten volumes : with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators : to which are added notes

Author: William ShakespeareNicholas RoweThomas Hanmer, SirAlexander PopeTheobald, Mr.All authors
Publisher: London : Printed for C. Bathurst; J. Rivington and Sons; T. Payne and Son; L. Davis; W. Owen; B. White and Son; T. Longman; B. Law; T. Bowles; J. Johnson; C. Dilly; J. Robson; G., G., J., and J. Robinson; T. Cadell; H.L. Gardner; J. Nichols; J. Bew; W. Stuart; R. Baldwin; J. Murray; A. Strahan; T. Vernor; J. Barker; W. Lowndes; S. Hayes; G. and T. Wilkie; Scatcherd and Whitaker; T. and J. Egerton; W. Fox; and E. Newbery, MDCCLXXXV [1785]
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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Plays of William Shakspeare.
London : Printed for C. Bathurst; J. Rivington and Sons; T. Payne and Son; L. Davis; W. Owen; B. White and Son; T. Longman; B. Law; T. Bowles; J. Johnson; C. Dilly; J. Robson; G., G., J., and J. Robinson; T. Cadell; H.L. Gardner; J. Nichols; J. Bew; W. Stuart; R. Baldwin; J. Murray; A. Strahan; T. Vernor; J. Barker; W. Lowndes; S. Hayes; G. and T. Wilkie; Scatcherd and Whitaker; T. and J. Egerton; W. Fox; and E. Newbery, MDCCLXXXV [1785]
(OCoLC)940092638
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Nicholas Rowe; Thomas Hanmer, Sir; Alexander Pope; Theobald, Mr.; William Warburton; Samuel Johnson; George Steevens; Edmond Malone; Isaac Reed; Charles Bathurst
OCLC Number: 4550375
Notes: Edited by Isaac Reed.
Volume 1 with a general title page; volumes 2-10 with volume half-titles; each volume with a volume half-title; each play with a divisional title page.
Volume 1 with frontispiece portrait lettered: engraved by John Hall from an original picture in the possession of his grace the Duke of Chandos ... March 25th, 1785 by J. Rivington & Partners; head of Shakspeare after Droeshout; head of Shakspeare after Marshall; woodcut of the Globe Theatre; and a facsimile of Shakespeare's handwriting. King Henry IV, part 2 with a folded engraving lettered: Morris dancers, J. Keyse Sherwin sculpsit. Some plays with woodcuts illustrating editorial notes. Twelfth-night with music.
Volume 1 preliminaries include the prefaces of Johnson, Pope, Theobald, Hanmer, Warburton; Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespear by Rowe; Shakepeare's will, followed by a tipped-in leaf with a reproduction of Shakespeare's autograph; Granger's catalogue of portraits of Shakespeare; and Malone's Attempt to ascertain the order in which the plays attributed to Shakespeare were written.
Description: 10 v. : ill., music, ports. (engravings, woodcuts) ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Contents: v. 1. 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 --
v. 6. King Henry V ; King Henry VI --
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.
Other Titles: Plays.
Responsibility: by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens.

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