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Shakspeare's dramatic works : with explanatory notes

Author: William Shakespeare; Nicholas Rowe; Samuel Ayscough; John Stockdale
Publisher: London : Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, MDCCXC [1790]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : Biography : English : A new edition to which is now added a copious index to the remarkable passages and wordsView all editions and formats

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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Nicholas Rowe; Samuel Ayscough; John Stockdale
OCLC Number: 23624473
Notes: Edition statement follows "explanatory notes" on title page.
Vol. 1-2 are continuously paginated and are printed in 2 columns.
Engraved frontispiece portrait lettered: Engraved by W. Sherwin from the original Folio edition; publish'd Septr. 1790 by Iohn Stockdale.
Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespear by Rowe in v.1.
With a list of subscribers and booksellers; and notes to bookbinders, including spine labels for binding, in v. 1. With errata, and 4 final leaves of Stockdale's advertisements in v. 3.
Description: 3 v. : 1 port. (engraving) ; 24 cm (8vo)
Contents: V. 1: Preface to the first ed. (dated June, 1784). Preface to the present ed. Subscribers. Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakspeare / written by Mr. Rowe. Shakspeare's will. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. Measure for measure. Comedy of errors. Much ado about nothing. Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream. Merchant of Venice. As you like it. Taming of the shrew. All's well that ends well. Twelfth night. Winter's tale. Macbeth. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV, part 1. King Henry IV, part 2. King Henry V. --
v. 2: King Henry VI, part 1. King Henry VI, part 2. King Henry VI, part 3. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Coriolanus. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Timon of Athens. Titus Andronicus. Troilus and Cressida. Cymbeline. King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. --
v. 3: Index.
Other Titles: An index to the remarkable passages and words made use of by Shakspeare ; calculated to point out the different meanings to which the words are applied.
Shakespeare's dramatic works
Responsibility: by the Rev. Samuel Ayscough, F.S.A. and assistant librarian of the British Museum ; embellished with a striking likeness of Shakspeare, from the original folio edition.


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