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The works of Mr. William Shakespear : in eight volumes ; adorn'd with cutts

Author: William Shakespeare; Nicholas Rowe; Louis Du Guernier; Hepburn-Belshes Family
Publisher: London : Printed for Jacob Tonson at Shakespear's-Head ..., 1714.
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Nicholas Rowe; Louis Du Guernier; Hepburn-Belshes Family
OCLC Number: 45165419
Notes: Third ed., 1st issue.--Cf. Ford, p. 15: "very scarce."
General t.p. in v. 1 only; v. 2-6 have t.p.: "The works of Mr. William Shakespear ; volume the second [etc.]" Each play also has special t.p. with: "Printed in the year 1714." Plays were also sold separately--Cf. Jaggard.
Numerous pagination errors.
Frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare by Lud. du Guernier prefixed to v. 1. Plate by du Guernier or Kirkall prefixes each play's t.p.
Head- and tail-pieces; initials.
Includes "An index of the most beautiful thoughts, descriptions, speeches, &c. in Shakespear's works": v. 8, p. [399]-[419].
Description: 8 volumes, 41 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 17 cm (12mo)
Contents: v. 1: Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespear / N. Rowe --
Tempest --
Two gentlemen of Verona --
Merry wives of Windsor --
Measure for measure --
Comedy of errors --
Much ado about nothing ; v. 2: 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 ; v. 3: Twelfth night --
Winter's tale --
King John --
King Richard II --
King Henry IV, part 1 ; v. 4: King Henry IV, part 2 --
King Henry V --
King Henry VI, part 1 --
King Henry VI, part 2 --
King Henry VI, part 3 ; v. 5: King Richard III --
King Henry VIII --
Troilus and Cressida --
Coriolanus --
Titus Andronicus ; v. 6: Romeo and Juliet --
Timon of Athens --
Julius Caesar --
Macbeth --
Hamlet ; v. 7: King Lear --
Othello --
Antony and Cleopatra --
Cymbeline ; v. 8: Pericles --
London prodigal --
Thomas Lord Cromwell --
Sir John Oldcastle --
Puritan --
Yorkshire tragedy --
Locrine.
Other Titles: Plays
Responsibility: revis'd and corrected, with an Account of the life and writings of the author, by N. Rowe ...

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