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The works of Shakespear : in eight volumes : collated and corrected by the former editions

Author: William Shakespeare; Alexander Pope; Nicholas Rowe; Robert Foulis; Andrew Foulis
Publisher: Glasgow : Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, MDCCLXVI [1766]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Booksellers' advertisements
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Alexander Pope; Nicholas Rowe; Robert Foulis; Andrew Foulis
OCLC Number: 31497626
Notes: Contains the plays only.
The plays are printed from the same setting of type as the 1766 Foulis Works of Shakespear in 12mo, where the type is reimposed to produce an 8vo in fours. Alterations of titles and lists of contents prepare the sheets for issue in 8 volumes, 2 parts each (Folger card catalog).
Each volume with a general title page and a divisional-title stating volume and part. Each play with an individual title page (dated 1752-1765)--and half-title, with separate pagination and collation.
Engraved frontispiece unattributed.
Vol. 1 with Pope's preface, and Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespear by Rowe. Vol. 8 with an index.
Vol. 8 with two final leaves of advertisements for R. and A. Foulis.
Description: 8 v. in 16 : 1 port. (engraving) ; 17 cm. (8vo)
Contents: v. 1. pt. 1. Tempest ; Midsummer night's dream --
v. 1 pt. 2. Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Measure for measure --
v. 2. pt. 1. Comedy of errors ; Much ado about nothing ; Merchant of Venice --
v. 2. pt. 2. Love's labour's lost ; As you like it --
v. 3. pt. 1. Taming of the shrew ; All's well that ends well ; Twelfth-night --
v. 3. pt. 2. Winter's tale ; King Lear --
v. 4. pt. 1. King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry IV, part 1 --
v. 4. pt. 2. King Henry IV, part 2 ; King Henry V --
v. 5. pt. 1. King Henry VI, part 1 ; King Henry VI, part 2 --
v. 5 pt. 2. King Henry VI, part 3 ; King Richard III --
v. 6. pt. 1. King Henry VIII ; Timon of Athens --
v. 6. pt. 2. Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar --
v. 7. pt. 1. Antony and Cleopatra ; Titus Andronicus --
v. 7. pt. 2. Macbeth ; Troilus and Cressida --
v. 8. pt. 1. Cymbeline ; Romeo and Juliet --
v. 8 pt. 2. Hamlet ; Othello.
Other Titles: Plays
Responsibility: by Mr. Pope ; printed from his second edition.

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