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The works of William Shakespeare.

The works of William Shakespeare.

Author: William ShakespeareAlexander DyceJohn ForsterCharles RobsonChapman and Hall,All authors
Publisher: London : Chapman and Hall, 193 Piccadilly, 1864-1867.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: English drama
English poetry
collected works
Edition bindings)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Works of William Shakespeare.
London, Chapman and Hall, 1866-67
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Alexander Dyce; John Forster; Charles Robson; Chapman and Hall,; National Art Library (Great Britain). Dyce Collection.; National Art Library (Great Britain). Forster Collection.; Robson and Levey,; Robson and Son,
OCLC Number: 1008508991
Notes: A note in v. 8 states that the Glossary is to be issued as a separate volume "so that the edition will now consist of 9 volumes, instead of 8 as originally proposed. New title pages for the first 7 volumes are accordingly given with the present vol." The reissued title pages are all dated 1866, and state "In nine volumes."
Copy [A] donated by the Rev. Alexander Dyce. In cloth bindings of the original design, but on a different grained cloth; with the reissued title pages.
Copy [B] donated by the Rev. Alexander Dyce; vol. 9 only, with ms. additions. Rebound.
Copy [C] donated by John Forster. In the original cloth bindings, with the original title pages.
Copy [D] donated by John Forster. Rebound; with the reissued title pages.
Copy [E] consists of vols. 1-7 only. Annotated by John Forster in preparing the third edition; with ms. notes from the printer, Charles Robson, to John Forster inserted. In the original cloth, with the original title pages.
Copy [F] consists of vols. 5 and 9 only; in the original cloth, with the original title pages.
Dates of publication: v. 1-5: 1864; v. 6-7: 1865; v. 8: 1866; v. 9: 1867.
Publisher's cloth case binding.
This edition includes the "Two noble Kinsmen."
Vol. 4-9 with printer's imprint: London : Robson and Son, Great Northern Printing Works, Pancras Road, N.W.
Description: 9 volumes : illustrations, portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: v. 1. Life, Tempest; Two gentlemen of Verona; Merry wives of Windsor; Measure for measure --
v. 2 Comedy of errors; Much ado about nothing; Love's labour's lost; Midsummer night's dream; Merchant of Venice --
v. 3. As you like it; Taming of the shrew; All's well that ends well; Twelfth night; Winter's tale --
v. 4. King John; Richard II; Henry IV. Parts I and II; Henry V --
v. 5. Henry VI Parts I, II and III; Richard III; Henry VIII --
v. 6. Troilus and Cressida; Coriolanus; Titus Andronicus; Romeo and Juliet; Timon of Athens; Julius Cæsar --
v. 7. Macbeth; Hamlet; King Lear; Othello; Antony and Cleopatra; Cymbeline --
v. 8. Pericles; The two noble kinsmen; Poems --
v. 9. Glossary.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: the text revised by the Rev. Alexander Dyce. In eight volumes.


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