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Author: William Shakespeare
Title: The dramatic works of William Shakspeare : with a life of the poet, and notes, original and selected (Volume 8)
Publisher: Boston, [Mass.] : Phillips, Sampson

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Edited by Oliver W.B. Peabody; based on Singer's edition, "carefully compared" with the folio of 1623; with the life by Dr. Symmons, revised, and "New facts regarding the life of Shakspeare", by Collier. cf. "Advertisement", Pref. to the 1836 ed. and J. Sherzer, American editions of Shakespeare (Modern Lang. Assoc. Publ., v. 22, p. 657-660)
I. Life. New facts regarding the life of Shakspeare [by] J. P. Collier. Shakspeare's will. Preface of the players [1623] Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. Twelfth night. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing.--II. Midsummer-night's dream. Love's labor's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you like it. All's well that ends well. Taming of the shrew.--III. Winter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. Richard II. Henry IV, pt. 1.--IV. Henry IV, pt. 2. Henry V. Henry VI, pts. 1-3.--V. Richard III. Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus.--VI. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles.--VII. King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello.--VIII. The poetical works of William Shakspeare; with notes illustrative and explanatory; together with a supplementary notice to the Roman plays
Vol. 8 has 1853 imprint
Holograph inscription in ink on prelim. leaves, vols. 4-6, 8: Robert. T. Lincoln, 1862; holograph inscription in ink on prelim. leaf, vol. 7: Robert. T. Lincoln, Nov. 6th, 1862
Authenticity: Mary Todd Lincoln purchased this set of Shakespeare for $12.00 on August 7, 1862, from T.J. Crowen, 699 Broadway, New York. Mrs. Lincoln inscribed this set of Shakspeare to her son Robert on Nov. 6, 1862. Mrs. Lincoln is in New York on Nov. 2, 1862, and arrived at Boston Parker House on Nov. 7, 1862. She apparently visited Robert on the 6th
Purchased from Mr. James T. Hickey, Box 55, Elkhart, Illinois 62634. Price per eight-volume set, $3,000.00
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