Author: William Shakespeare
Title: The plays of William Shakspeare : accurately printed from the text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens, Esq., with a selection of explanatory and historical notes, from the most eminent commentators;
Publisher: London : Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington ...
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Practically identical with another ed.: "Plays of William Shakspeare: accurately printed from the text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens, Esq. With a series of engravings from original designs of Henry Fuseli ... London : Rivington, 1805" (10 vols.)
This ed. was issued without the Fuseli plates, and mention of them was omitted from the title. Cf. Folger. Printed books, v. 23, p. 363
This ed. not in Jaggard
v. 1: Preface / Alexr. Chalmers. Sketch of the life of Shakspeare. Shakspeare's will. Chronology of Shakspeare's plays. Dr. Johnson's preface. Historical account of the English stage / by Mr. Malone. Mr. Pope's preface. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. -- v. 2: Twelfth night. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. Midsummer night's dream. Love's labour's lost. -- v. 3: Merchant of Venice. As you like it. All's well that ends well. Taming of the shrew. Winter's tale. -- v. 4: Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King Richard II. King Henry IV, part 1. -- v. 5: King Henry IV, part 2. Henry V. King Henry VI, part 1. King Henry VI, part 2
v. 6: King Henry VI, part 3. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. -- v. 7: Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. -- v. 8: Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles. King Lear. -- v. 9: Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. Glossarial index
Folger. Printed books
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