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Twenty of the plays of Shakespeare : being the whole number printed in quarto during his life-time or before the Restoration : collated where there were different copies, and publish'd from the originals

Author: William Shakespeare; George Steevens; Jefferson Exhibit Collection (Library of Congress); Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: London : Printed for J. and R. Tonson ..., T. Payne ..., and W. Richardson ..., MDCCLXVI [1766]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; George Steevens; Jefferson Exhibit Collection (Library of Congress); Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 5168952
Notes: Unpaged.
Each play and the sonnets has separate title page.
Later reissued in a 6-volume set.
Signatures, vol. 1: [a]⁴ b⁸ A-2E⁸ 2F⁸(-2F8.).
Signatures, vol. 2: [A]² B-2N⁸ 2O⁸(-2O7, 2O8.).
Signatures, vol. 3: pi² A-2H⁸ 2I⁸(-2I8.).
Signatures: vol. 4: pi² A-2P⁸.
LC copy forms part of the Jefferson Exhibit Collection. Imperfect: wanting title page in v. 4.
Description: 4 v. ; 21 cm (8vo)
Contents: (From contents pages) v. 1. A midsommer nights dreame. 1600. A pleasant comedy of the merry wiues of Windsor, 1619. The merry wiues of Windsor, 1630. Much adoe about nothing, 1600. The comicall history of the merchant of Venice, 1600. Loues labour's lost, 1631 --
v. 2. The taming of the shrew, 1631. The history of King Lear, 1608. The troublesome raigne of King Iohn, in two parts, 1611. The tragedie of Richard the Second, 1615. The historie of Henry the Fourth, 1613. The second part of Henry the Fourth, 1600 --
v. 3. The chronicle history of Henry the Fift, 1608. The contention of the two famous houses of Lancaster and Yorke, in two parts, (no date.) The tragedie of Richard the Third, 1612. The most lamentable tragedie of Titus Andronicus, 1611. The history of Troylus and Cresseida, 1609 --
v. 4. The most excellent tragedie of Romeo and Iuliet, 1597. The most lamentable tragedie of Romeo and Iuliet, 1609. The tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmarke, 1611. The tragedy of Othello, the moore of Venice, 1622. Shakespeares sonnets and louers complaint, 1609. The history of King Leir and his three daughters, 1605.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: by George Steevens Esq. ; in four volumes.

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