The works of Shakespear : in nine volumes : with a glossary (Book, 1750) []
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The works of Shakespear : in nine volumes : with a glossary

The works of Shakespear : in nine volumes : with a glossary

Author: William ShakespeareAlexander PopeNicholas RoweThomas Hanmer, SirSamuel BirtAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for J. and P. Knapton; S. Birt; T. Longman; H. Lintott; C. Hitch; J. Hodges; J. Brindley; J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper; B. Dod; and C. Corbet, MDCCL-MDCCLI [1750-1751]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Alexander Pope; Nicholas Rowe; Thomas Hanmer, Sir; Samuel Birt; Thomas Longman; Henry Lintot; Charles Hitch; James Hodges, Sir; John Brindley; Somerset Draper; Benjamin Dodd; Charles Corbett; Michael van der Gucht; Hubert François Gravelot; John and Paul Knapton (Firm),; J. and R. Tonson,
OCLC Number: 15306763
Notes: Edited by Sir Thomas Hanmer.
Contains of the plays only.
Vol. 1 with a general title page; all volumes with a dated volume title page stating: "the works of Mr. William Shakespear : volume the first [second, etc.] ... "; all plays with an individual play half-title
Vol. 1 general title page, and v. 1 and v. 9 volume title pages dated 1751. Vol. 2-8 volume title pages dated 1750.
Engraved frontispiece portrait lettered: Vander Gucht s. Shakespeare's monument in Westminster Abbey engraving after Gravelot, unlettered (v. 1).
Vol. 1 with a preface, Pope's preface, Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespear by Rowe. Vol. 9 with a glossary.
Description: 9 v. : 2 ill., port. (engravings) ; 14 cm. (12mo)
Contents: v. 1. Tempest ; Midsummer night's dream ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor --
v. 2. Measure for measure ; Comedy of errors ; Much ado about nothing ; Merchant of Venice ; Love's labours lost --
v. 3. As you like it ; Taming of the shrew ; All's well that ends well ; Twelfth-night --
v. 4. Winter's tale ; King Lear ; King John ; King Richard II --
v. 5. King Henry IV. Part 1 ; King Henry IV. Part 2 ; King Henry V ; King Henry VI. Part 1 --
v. 6. King Henry VI. Part 2 ; King Henry VI. Part 3 ; King Richard III ; King Henry VIII --
v. 7. Timon of Athens ; Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra --
v. 8. Titus Andronicus ; Macbeth ; Troilus and Cressida ; Cymbeline --
v. 9. Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello.
Other Titles: Plays
Responsibility: carefully printed from the Oxford edition in quarto, 1744.


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