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The works of Shakespeare : in eight volumes

Author: William ShakespeareTheobald, Mr.Henry LintotCharles HitchCharles Corbet, SirAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for H. Lintott; C. Hitch; J. and R. Tonson; C. Corbet; R. and B. Wellington; J. Brindley; and E. New, MDCCXL [1740]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : The second editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Theobald, Mr.; Henry Lintot; Charles Hitch; Charles Corbet, Sir; John Brindley; E New; Gerard Van der Gucht; Hubert François Gravelot; J. and R. Tonson,; R. and B. Wellington (London, England),
OCLC Number: 83718552
Notes: Contains the plays only.
Vol. 1 with a general title page in red and black, followed by a volume title page. Volumes 2-8 with volume title pages in red and black. Each play with an individual play title page.
Engraved frontispiece lettered: G. Vander Gucht sculp. Engraved plates preceding the plays lettered either: H. Gravelot in. & del., G. Vander Gucht scul.; or H. Gravelot inv., del., et sculp.
Vol. 8 with an index.
Description: 8 v. : ill., port. (engravings) ; 17 cm (12mo)
Contents: v. 1. Tempest ; Midsummer night's dream ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Measure for measure --
v. 2. Much ado about nothing ; Merchant of Venice ; Love's labour's lost ; As you like it ; Taming of the shrew --
v. 3. All's well that ends well ; Twelfth-night ; Comedy of errors ; Winter's tale ; King John --
v. 4. King Richard II ; King Henry IV. Part 1 ; King Henry IV. Part 2 ; Henry V ; King Henry VI. Part 1 --
v. 5. King Henry VI. Part 2 ; King Henry VI. Part 3 ; King Richard III ; King Henry VIII --
v. 6. King Lear ; Timon of Athens ; Titus Andronicus ; Macbeth ; Coriolanus --
v. 7. Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ; Cymbeline ; Troilus and Cressida --
v. 8. Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello.
Other Titles: Plays (Theobald)
Responsibility: collated with the oldest copies, and corrected, with notes, explanatory and critical by Mr. Theobald.


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