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The works of Shakespear,

Author: William ShakespeareAlexander PopeRobert Martin, (Printer in Birmingham)Alexander DonaldsonRobert GoadbyAll authors
Publisher: Birmingham, Printed and sold by Robert Martin 1768.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Alexander Pope; Robert Martin, (Printer in Birmingham); Alexander Donaldson; Robert Goadby; Richard Bond, (Bookseller); M Morgan; Thomas Smith
OCLC Number: 1029925235
Notes: Vol. 1 has added general t.p.: The works of Shakespear; in nine volumes. With notes selected from the best authors, explanatory, and critical.
Imperfect copy: general title page wanting in v. 1.
Numerous errors in paging.
Issued originally in monthly parts.
Cf. Jaggard, William. Shakespeare bibliography. Stratford-on-Avon, 1911, p. 502.
Description: 9 volumes frontispiece (portrait) 18 cm
Contents: V. 1. The tempest. A midsummer-night's dream. The two gentlemen of Verona. The merry wives of Windsor. --
v. 2. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. The merchant of Venice. Love's labour's lost. --
v. 3. As you like it. The taming of the shrew. All's well, that ends well. Twelfth-night: or, What you will. --
v. 4. The comedy of errors. The winter's tale. The life and death of King John. King Richard II. --
v. 5. King Henry IV, pt. I-II. King Henry V. King Henry VI, pt. I. --
v. 6. King Henry VI, pt. II-III. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. --
v. 7. King Lear. Timon of Athens. Titus Andronicus. Macbeth. --
v. 8. Coriolanus. Julius Cesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. --
v. 9. Troilus and Cressida. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. Signatures: v. 1. 2 leaves unsigned, B-N¹², O¹⁰ (1st leaf, general title page, wanting; L₂, ₅ incorrectly signed 2L, L₆, respectively); v. 2. 1 leaf unsigned, B-P¹², Q⁸ (B₄ incorrectly signed A₄); v. 3. 3 leaves unsigned, B-P¹², Q⁴ (B₄ incorrectly signed B₁); v. 4. 2 leaves unsigned, B-P¹² (K₃, ₄ incorrectly signed K₅, H₄, respectively); v. 5. B-R¹², S⁵ (F₃ incorrectly signed F₂); v. 6. 1 leaf unsigned, B-S¹²; v. 7. B-P¹², Q⁶ (C₂, ₄, ₆, incorrectly signed G₂, ₄, ₆, respectively); v. 8. A-R¹², S⁸; v. 9. A⁴, B-T¹², U⁵ (B₃, F₆, G₄ incorrectly signed B₂, E₆, G₅, respectively).
Responsibility: from Mr. Pope's edition ...


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