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Account of their Writings. ... [By Giles Jacob.] Vol. I. London: A. Better-worth.
[i vol. 8vo] 1723.

4879. The Life of Cardinal Wolsey. With feveral Copper Plates.
By Richard Fiddes, D.D. . . . London: Printed for John Barber.

[i vol. fol.] 1724.

4880. Shakespeare reftored : or, a Specimen of the Many Errors, as
well Committed, as Unamended, by Mr. Pope In his Late Edition of this
Poet. Designed Not only to corre6i: the faid Edition, but to reftore the
True Reading of Shakespeare in all the Editions ever yet publifh'd. By
Mr. Theobald. . . . London : Printed for R. Francklin, etc.

[1 vol. 4to] 1726.

♦'In this pamphlet, which consists of an examination and correction of the tragedy of Hamlet,
Theobald had the vanity to affirm, that what care might for the future be taken, either by
Mr. Pope, or any other assistants, he would give about five hundred emendations that would
escape them all ; an assertion for which Pope made Theobald the hero of the Dunciad, but
afterwards substituted Gibber."— Bohn's Lowndes, 1864, vol. 3, p. 2313.

" Since the Publication of our firjl Edition, there ha-ving been Jome attempts upon Shakefpear
publijh-d by Lewis Theobald, [ivhich he -would not communicate during the time -wherein that
Edition -was preparing for the PreJ's, -when -we, by publick Ad-vert ifements, did requcji the ajjjftance of
all Lo-vers of this Author) We ha-ve infer ted, in this ImpreJJion, as many of 'em as arejudgd of
any the leaf ad-vantage to the Poet ; the -whole amounting to about t-wenty fi-ve Words." — Pope :
Second Edition of Shakespear, 1 728, vol. 8, end.

4881. A Compleat Catalogue Of All the Plays That were ever yet
Printed In the English Language. Containing The Dates and Number
of Plays Written by every particular Author ; An Account of what
Plays were Aded with Applaufe, and of thofe, which were never Aded;


iSa S^fjaferspfate iHrmorial Utfirari?, iSirminflfiam.

and alfo the Authors now Living. In Two feparate Alphabets. Contin-
ued to this prefent Year, 1726. The Second Edition. London: Printed
for W. Mears. [i vol. duo.] 1726.

4882. Account of Stratford upon Avon and of Mr. William Shake-
fpear. 1728.

In Britifli Curiofuies in Art and Nature j . . . . The Second Edition, with Large Additions.
London: Printed for Sam. lllidge. [i vol. duo.] 1728. P. 100.

4883. Stratford on Avon described ; with a short notice of William
Shakefpear. 1730'

From Magna Britannia et Hibernia, Antiqua & Nova. . . . [By Thomas Cox.] Vol. 5. In
the Sa-voy : E. and R. Nutt, etc. [i vol. 4to] 1730. Pp. 585-588.

" William Shakefpear an eminent Poet, but no Scholar His Genius was jocular,

but he could be ferious when he pleas'd ; for tho' his Comedies were fo merry that Heraclitus
himfelf could hardly forbear Laughter, his Tragedies were fo mournful that Democritus could
not keep from fighing. He had many Wit-Combats with Ben Johnfon, who tho' he excell'd
much in Learning, yet was as much excell'd by him in quicknefs of Wit and Invention,
which gave him the Advantage of a more valuable Man. He dy'd and was buried in this
Town in 1564. [-i/c]."

4884. A Miscellany on Taste. By Mr. Pope, &c. viz. ... Of

Mr. Pope'^ Taste of Shakefpeare [By John Dennis.] London :

Printed; and fold by G. Lawton, etc. [i vol. 8vo] 1732.

" with a frontispiece designed by Hogarth, being a view of Burlington House with Pope white-
washing it, and the Earl [of Burlington?] serving as labourer." — Bohn's Lowndes, 1864,
vol. 3, p. 1919.

4885. Letter on Shakespear and Tragedy, by Voltaire. 1733-

In Letters concerning the English Nation. By Mr. De Voltaire. London, C. Davis, [i vol.
8vo] 1733. Pp. 166-180.

4886. Remarks on Spenser's Poems. [By J. Jortin.] London^ John
Whiston. [i vol. SvoJ 1734.

Contains references to Shakespeare.

4887. Some Remarks on the Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark,
Written by Mr. William Shakespeare. London : Printed for W. Wilkins.


Reprint: [l vol. 8vo, n.d., about 1864.]

4888. King Charles the First : An Historical Tragedy. Written
in Imitation of Shakespear. As it is Adted at the Theatre-Royal in

Lincoln' s-Inn-Eields [By W. Havard.] London : Printed for J.

Watts. [I vol. Svo] 1737.

4889. Explanatory ^ Critical Notes on divers pajfages £/" Shakespeare's
pl(iys- 1 740.

[With] Anew Catalogue of the je-veral Editiom o/'Shakefpeare'i Writings, {-whether fmg'e Plays or
Poems printed feparatelf, or Copies of his ivhole Works printed colleBi-vely) ranged in an order of
Time, according to the fc-ueral Impressions ; ivith Remarks.

In New Memoirs of the Life and Poetical Works of Mr. John Milton .... By Francis
Peck, M. A. . . . London, [i vol, 4to] 1740.


iSnglls^ Siiaftrspcariana. 183

4890. Notices of Shalcespear, by Lewis Ricoboni. I74i'

In Reflections upon Declamation; Or, tlie Art o? Speaking in Publick. With An Hiftorical
and Critical Account of tiie Theatres in Europe. ... By the famous Lewis Ricoboni, of the
Italian Theatre at Paris. L'^ndon : Printed for T. Cooper. [l vol. 8voJ 1741.

Contains the following criticism of Hamlet.

" In the Tragedy o( Hamlet, five principal Chara£lers die violent Deaths during the Aftion.
About the middle of the Play we lee the Funeral of a Princefs ; the Grave is dug on the
Stage, out of which are thrown Bones and Skulls : A Prince comes then and takes up a
Skull in h's Hand, which the Grave-Digger informs him was the Skull of the late King's
Jefter; he makes a moral Differtation upon the Skull of the Jester, which is reckoned a Mafter-
piece : The Audience liften with Admiration, and applaud with Tranfport : And it is for
that Scene that the major Part of the Spectators refort to the Play-houfe when Hamlet is
performed." — p. 170.

Of Otkello, the author says: "In the Tragedy of the Moor of Venice, among other Things,
the Moor inflamed with Jealoufy, goes to iearch for his Wife, who lies awake in Bed ; he
fpeaks with her, and after flrrong Conflidls between Love and Rage, he refolves to be revenged,
and ftrangles her before the Eyes of the Spe(flators." — pp. 170-71.

There is also a brief notice of Shakespear's Life, on pp. 166-67.

4891. The Life of Mr. William Shakefpear. Whofe Monument
was lately ere6ted in IVeJiminJIer- Abbey ^ at the Expence of the Publick.
[By N. Rowe.] Gulielmus Shakespear, Jnnopojl mortem CXXI V. Amor
publtcus pofuit. London: [i vol. 8vo] Printed in the Year 1743.

4892. An Essay Towards Fixing the True Standards of Wit,
Humour, Raillery, Satire, and Ridicule. To which is Added, an Analysis
of the Characters of An Humourist, Sir John Faljlaff'y Sir Roger De
Coverly, and Don Quixote. Infcribed to the Right Honorable Robert
Earl of Orford. By the Author of a Letter from a By-stander. [Corbyn

.Morris.] , , . London: Printed for J. Roberts, etc. [i vol. 8vo] 1744.

4893. Proposals For Printing a New Edition of the Plays of William
Shakespear, with Notes Critical and Explanatory. ... By the Author of
Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of Macbeth. [Dr. Johnson.]

[i vol. fol., N.D., about 1745.]

Another Edition.
Printed in the Year 1756. In The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Oxford.
Pickering, etc. [9 vols. 8vo] 1825. Vol. 5, pp. 95-102.

4894. Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of Macbeth :
With Remarks on Sir T.H.'s [T. Hanmer's] Edition of Shakefpear. To
which is affix'd. Proposals for a New Edition of Shakeshear., [sic'] with
a Specimen. [By Dr. S. Johnson.] London : Printed for E. Cave, etc.

[i vol. duo.] 1745.

Another Edition.
In The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. [9 vols. 8vo] 1825. Vol. 5, pp. 55-94.

4895. Critical Observations on Shakespeare. By John Upton. . . .
London : Printed for G. Hawkins. [i vol. 8vo] 1746.

Other Editions,
Dublin: [i vol. duo.] 1747.

Second Edition, with Alterations and Additions. London: G, Hawkins, [i vol. 8vo]

1 84 S!)afefsprarf iHrmorial Eibrarg, liSmningfjam.

"Omitting a Reverie, a finely imagined Dream, contained in the first edition, pp. 139-48."
Bohn's Lowndes, 1864, vol. 3, p. 2314.

Besides a large amount of additional matter in the body of the work, this edition contains
a Preface of fifty-eight pages, not in the first edition, relating chiefly to Warburton's edition
of Shakespeare.

4896. An Essay upon English Tragedy. With Remarks upon the
Abbe de B/anc's Obfefvatlons on the English Stage. By William Guthrie,
Efq; [London : ] Printed for T. Waller.

[i vol. 8vo, N. D., about 1747.]

Contains references to Shakespeare.

4897. Memoir of Mr. William Shakespear. With Portrait by N.
Parr. 1747-

In Scandcrheg : or. Love and Liberty. A Tragedy. Written by the late Thomas Whincop,
Efq. To which are added A List of all the Dramatic Authors, with fome Account of their
Lives ; and of all the Dramatic Pieces ever publiihed in the Englijh Language, to the
Year 1747. London: Printed for W. Reeve at Shakejpear's Head. [1 vol. 8voJ 1747.

4898. Critical Observations on Shakespeare. By John Upton. . . .
Dublin. [1 vol. duo.] 1747.

For other Editions, see p. 183.

4899. Memoir of William Shakespeare, By Thomas Birch.


In The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain, engraven by Mr. Houbraken, and Mr.
Vertue. With their Lives and Characters. By Thomas Birch, A.M. F. R.S. London:
Knapton. [2 vols, fol.] 1747-52.

4900. A Companion to the Theatre : or, A View Of our moft
celebrated Dramatic Pieces : In which the Plan, Characters, and Inci-
dents of each are particularly explained. Interspers'd With Remarks
Historical, Critical and Moral. London : Nourse. [2 vols, duo.] 1 747.

Contains " Views " of several of Shakespeare's plays.

4901. Critical Observations on Shakespeare. By John Upton . . .
The Second Edition, With Alterations and Additions. London: Printed
for G. Hawkins. [i vol. 8vo] 1748.

For other Editions, see p. 183.

4902. A Supplement to Mr. Warburton's Edition of Shakespear.
Being the Canons of Criticism, and Glossary, Colle6led from The Notes
in that celebrated Work, And proper to be bound up with it. By another
Gentleman of Lincoln's Inn. [Thomas Edwards.] , . . London, M.
Cooper. [i vol. 8vo] 1748.

Other Editions.
Third Edition. [With Additions.] London, C. BathurJ}. [i vol. 8vo] 1750.
Fourth Edition. [With Additions.] London, C. Bathurfi. [i vol. 8vo] 1750.
Fifth Edition. [With Additions.] London, C. Bathurst. [l vol. 8vo] 1753.
Sixth Edition, with Additions. London: C. Bathurst. [i vol. 8vo] 17158. Contains
also. The Trial of the Letter Y, alias Y, and Sonnets. Bv the same Author.

ifinglisf) i?l)akespfanana. 185

Seventh Edition, with Additions. London: C. Bathurst. [i vol. 8vo] 1765. Con-
tains also, The Trial of the Letter Y, alias Y, and Sonnets. By the same Author. _
"A very ingenious work, in which Bp. Warburton is severely and justly censured for his
notes on Shakspeare." — Bohn's Lowndes, 1864, vol. i, pp. 720-1.

" The best edition is the seventh, which was published with additions in 1765. At the
end of this edition are printed Mr. Roderick's Remarks on Shakspeare." — Halliwell :
Sbakesperiana, 184 1, p. 21.

4903. The Remonstrance of Shakespeare : supposed to have been
spoken at the Theatre-Royal, while the French Comedians were acting
by subscription. [By Mark Akenside.] ^749-

Jn The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside. With Memoir ... by the Rev. George GilfiUan.
Edinburgh : Nlchol. [Nicholas British Poets, vol. 28, 1 vol. 8vo] 1863.

4904. An Attempt To Rescue that Aunciente, English Poet, and
Play-Wrighte, Maifter Williaume Shakefpere, from the Maney Errours,
fauljely charged on him, by Certaine New-fangled Wittes ; and To let him
Speak for Himself, as right well he wotteth, when Freede from the many
Careless Mistakeings, of The Hecdlcfs firft Imprinters^ of his Workes. By
a Gentleman formerly of Greys-Inn. [John Holt.] . . . London: Printed for
the Author. [i vol. 8vo] 1749.

Reprinted in 1750 as " Remarks on the Tempest." " Mr. Holt, in May, 1750, Issued
Proposals for publishing by subscription, editions of Shakespeare's Plays In 8vo. and i2mo."
Bohn's Lowndes, 1S64, vol. 3, p. 2314.

4905. Remarks on Three Plays of Benjamin Jonson. viz. Volpone,

or The Fox : Epicoene, or The Silent JFo?nan : and The Alchimist

London : Printed for G. Hawkins. [i vol. 8vo] 1749.

Contains numerous notes on Shakespeare.

4906. The Canons of Criticism. ... By Edwards. Third Edition.

London, Bathurjl. [1 vol. 8vo] 1750.

4907. The Canons of Criticism. ... By Edwards. Fourth Edition.
London^ Bathurft. [i vol. 8vo] 1750.

For other Editions, see p. 1 84.

4908. A Free and Familiar Letter To that great Refiner of Pope
and Shah/pear, the Rev. Mr. Jf^ilUam Warburton^ Preacher ofLincoln's-
Inn. With Remarks upon the Epistle of Friend A. E. In which his
Unhandfome Treatment of this celebrated Writer is expos'd in the
Manner it deferves. By a Country Curate. [Zach. Grey, LL. D.]
London; G. Jones. [i vol. 8vo] 1750.

4909. Remarks on the Tempest : or an Attempt To Rescue
Shakespear from the Many Errors falfely charged on him, by his feveral
Editors. To which is prefixed, A fhort Account of the Story, Plot,
Difpofition and Chronology, of the Play ; as A Plan, for a new Edition of
that Author. [By John Holt.] . . . London : Printed for the Author.

[i vol. 8vo] 1750.

i86 S^fiafefspcarc iHcmorial Uttrarg, itjirminflfiam.

Dr. R. Farmer's copy, with his autograph and a few MS. notes. With Advertisement of Pro-
posals for Pub.ifhing by Subscription, Shakespear's Flays.

4910. The Actor : a Treatise on the Art of Playing, Interfperfed
with Theatrical Anecdotes, Critical Remarks on Plays, and Occafional
Obfervations on Audiences. . . . London: Griffiths, [i vol. duo.] 1750.

4911. The moft Renowned History of Prospero^ (Duke of Milan)
with the Loves of HippoUito and Dorinda. Tranjlated frorn the French
Original, and never before Printed in English. Gloucester : Printed by
R. Raikes and Company. [i vol. 8vo, n.d., about 1750.]

4912. A Compendious or Briefe Examination of Certayne ordinary
Complaints of diuers of our Country-men in thefe our Dayes : Which
although they are in fome Parte vnjuft and friuolous, yet are they all, by
Way of Dialogue, throughly debated and difcuffed by William Shakespeare,
Gentleman. Imprinted at London^ in Fleet/ireate, neere vnto SainSle
DunJione''% Church, by Thomas Marfhe, 158 1. Reprinted by Charles
Marsh, etc. [i vol. Svo] 1751.

"This is a reprint of a tract published in 1 58 1, with a Preface, wherein it is attributed to
Shakespeare. Dr. Farmer detected the error on referring to Wood's Athen. Oxon. Fasti.
The real author was William Stafford." Bohn's Lowndes, 1864, vol. 3, p. 2315.

4913. The Beauties of Shakespear : Regularly feledted from each
Play. With a General Index, digefting them under Proper Heads.
Illuftrated with Explanatory Notes, and Similar PafTages from Ancient
and Modern Authors. By William Dodd. . . . [First Edition.] London :
T. Waller. [2 vols, duo.] 1752.

Other Editions.
Second Edition, with Additions. London: T. Waller. [2 vols, duo.] 1757.
Third Edition with large Additions, and the Author's last Corrections. London: J.
Macgowan. [3 vols, duo.] 1780.
Contains the following Dedication :

"To the Right Honourable Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield. These Beauties of a
fjvourite Author, many of which were felefted for his particular ufe, by an unfortunate but
affedtionate Tutor, in his early years, are, with all due admiration of that Nobleman, whofe
great regard for ftridl juftice, could overcome every tender feeling of grateful companion to the
Man who fpent the prime of his days in the lervice of his Education, Inscribed by an
aftonifhed admirer of his fingular virtues, and his Lordihip's most obedient humble servant,
the Editor."

" The sarcastic dedication to Lord Chesterfield was cancelled in most copies." Halli-

WELL : Shakesperijna, 1 84 1, p. 22.
Chiswick, Whittingham. [i vol. i6mo] 181 8.
Chiswick, Whittingham. [i vol. i6mo] 1821.
London : Bumpus. [i vol. duo.] 1824.
Chiswick : Whittingham. [i vol. i6mo] 1825,
Boston [U. S. A.] : Littlefield. [i vol. duo.] 1841.
London : Moxon. [i vol. sm. 8vo] 1854.
London : Washbourne. [i vol. 8vo, n.d., about 1857.]
Philadelphia : Porter & Coates. [1 vol. 32mo, n.d., about 1870.]
London : Milner and Sowerby. [i vol. 24mo, n.d., about 1870.]
With Chandos Portrait. London: Warne, [i vol. Svo, n.d., about 1873.]

4914. Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of Hamlet^ Prince

iSnfllisf) Bijakcspfanana. 187

of Denmark. With a Preface, containing Some General Remarks on the

Writings of .S'Z'^/^^/p^^r^ . . . London: Clarke. [i vol. 8vo] 1752.

4915. The Canons of Criticism. By Edwards. . . . The Fifth
Edition. London^ Printed for C. Bathurst. [i vol. 8vo] 1753.

For other Editions, see p. 1 84.

4916. Shake/pear lllujlrated : or the Novels and Histories, On w^hich
the Plays of Shakespear Are Founded, Collected and Translated from the
Original Authors. With Critical Remarks. By the Author of the
Female Quixote. [Mrs. C. Lennox.] London: Printed for A. Millar.

[3 vols. 8vo] 1753-4.

The follotving Books or portions of Books are reprinted or translated in these njolumes ;

Vol. I. The fifth Novel of" the eighth Decad of the Hecatomythi of Giraldi Cinthio.
[Measure for Measure.'] The Ninth Novel of Bandello. [Romeo and Juliet.'] The seventh
Novel of the third Decad of the Hecatomythi of Giraldi Cinthio. [Othello.'] The ninth Novel
of the second Day of the Decamerone of Boccaccio. [Cymbeline.] The ninth Novel of the
third Day of the Decamerone of Boccaccio. [All's Well that ends JVell.] The Thirty sixth
Novel of Bandello. [Tivelfth Night.] The History of Macbeth, coUedted from Holingfhed's
Chronicles. [Macbeth.]

Vol. 2. The Hiftory of Doraftus and Fawnia. [ff^inter's Tale.'] The Menjechmi of Plautus.
[Comedy of Errors.] The Story of Amleth, tranflated from the Danifh Hiftory of Saxo-
Grammaticus. [Hamlet.]

Vol. 3. The Story of Troilus and Creffida, from Chaucer. The Tale of Geneura, from
the Italian of Ludovico Ariofto, in the Fifth Book of his Orlando Furiofo. [Much Ado About
Nothing.] The Hiftory of Lear, King of the Britains, from Holingftied's Chronicle.

In reference to Much Ado About Nothing [vol. 3, p. 261], Mrs. Lennox says, Shakespear
" borrowed juft enough to ihew his Poverty of Invention, and added enough to prove his
want of Judgment."

" The dedication to John Earl of Orrery was written by Dr. Sam. Johnson, and Malone was
of opinion that many of the observations throughout the work were also written by him." —
Bohn's Lowndes, 1864, vol. 3, pp. 2315-6.

" Mrs. Charlotte Lennox, in whose 'Shakespear Illustrated' Johnson himself is reputed
to have had some hand, is an average specimen of the insolence of that critical jargon ' which
looks most like sense.' Mrs. Lennox was evidently a very small-minded person attempting
to form a judgment upon a very high subject." — Knight : Studies of Shakspere, 1851, p. 537.

4917. Critical, Historical, and Explanatory Notes on Shakespeare,
with Emendations of the Text and Metre, By Zachary Grey, LL.D.
London, Printed for the Author. [2 vols. 8vo] 1754.

4918. The Tomb of Shakespear. A Vifion. By John Gilbert
Cooper, Esq ; The Second Edition, Corrected ; With confiderable
Alterations. London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley. [i vol. 4to] 1755.

4919. Night-Pieces of M\\ton,\lomtr, and ?M2iVesY>tzxe. I755-

In Letters concerning Taste .... The Second Edition. London: R.and J. Dodsley [i vol. 8vo]
1755. Pp. 43-51-

4920. Reflections upon Theatrical Expression in Tragedy. With a
proper Introduction, and Appendix . . . London : W. Johnston.

[i vol. 8vo] 1755.

Contains references to Shakespeare.

4921. Memoirs of the Shakefpear's-Head In Covent-Garden : In

i88 S^tnlifspfavc iHcmonal Hifimvi), iiirmtngfjam.

which are introduced Many entertaining Adventures, And feveral remark-
able Characters. By the Ghost i?/" Shaicespear. . . . London : F. Noble, etc.

[2 vols, duo.] 1755.

Shakespearian only in the Title.

4922. Proposals for Printing the Dramatick Works of William
Shakespeare. By Johnson. 1756.

In The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Oxford. Pickering, etc. [9 vols. 8vo] 1825.

Vol. 5, pp. 95-102.
For other Editions, see p. 183.

4923. The Beauties of ^^(^^^^/(^tfr; . . . Ey Dodd. . . . The Second
Edition, with Additions. London : Printed for T. Waller.

[2 vols, duo.] 1757.

For other Editions, see p. 186.

4924. Sketches : or Essays on Various Subjects. By Launcelot
Temple, Efq ; [John Armstrong.] London : A. Millar.

[i vol. 8vo] 1758.

Contains references to Shakespeare.

Another Edition.
Miscellanies; by John Armstrong, M.D. London, Cadell. [2 vols. 8vo.] 1770.

4925. The Canons of Criticism. By Edwards. The Sixth Edition,
with Additions. [i vol. 8vo] 1758.

For other Editions, see p. 184.

4926. Avon a Poem In Three Parts. [By the Rev. John Huckell.]
Bin7i'ingha?n Printed by John Baskerville, and sold By R. and y. Dodsley
in Pall Mall, London. [i vol. 4to] 1758.

Contains references to Shakespeare,

4927. Remarks on Shakespear. By Roderick. 1758.

/» Canons of Criticism. By Edwards. London: Bathurst. [l vol. 8vo] 1758.

4928. A General View of the Stage. By Mr. [Thomas] Wilkes.
. . . London: J. Coote, etc. [i vol. 8vo] 1759.

Contains references to Shakespeare.

4929. Prolusions; or, fele^ Pieces of antlent Poetry., — complTd with
great Care frotn their fever al Originals, and offer d to the Puhllck as Specimens
of the Integrity that Jhould be found In the Editions of worthy Authors, — In
three Parts; containing, L The notbrowne Mayde ; Majier Sackville'i In-
duction', and, Overbury'5 Wife: IL Edward the third, a Play, thought to
he writ by Shakespeare : IIL Those excellent dlda£ilc Poems, Intltl'd — Nofce
telpfum, written by Sir John Davis : with a Preface. . . . London : Printed

for J. and R. Tonson. [i vol. 8vo] 1760.

Edited by Edward Capell.

4930. An Essay upon the Present State of the Theatre in France,

England and Italy. With Reflections upon Dramatic Poetry in General,
and The Charafters of the Principal Authors and Performers of thofe
Nations. A Work abfolutely neceflary to be read by every Lover of
Theatrical Exhibitions. . . . London: I. Pottinger. [i vol. duo.] 1760.

Contains references to Shakespeare.

4931. Zanga's Triumph ; or, Harlequin and Othello at War. Being
a full and impartial Account of a certain Theatrical Partnerftiip lately
diflblved ; with all its attendant Circumftances. To which are added.
Five original Advertifements, now firft colledted together, for the Ufe of
Thofe, who may chufe to keep them by them, or remit them as Prefents
into the Country. In a Letter to a Friend. By Charles Mc.Loughlin,
Efq; . . . Dublin. [i vol. 8vo] 1762.

4932. Remarks on the Beauties of Poetry. By Daniel Webb, Efq ;
. . . London, R. and J. Dodsley. [i vol. 8vo] 1762.

Contains references to Shakespeare.

4933. The Castrated Letter of Sir Thomas Hanmer, In the Sixth
Volume of Biographia Britannica, Wherein is difcovered The firft Rife
of the prefent Bifhop of GlouceJIer's Quarrel with that Bart, about his
Edition of Shakespeare's Plays. To which is prefixed, An Impartial
Account Of the extraordinary Means ufed to Suppress this Remarkable
Letter. By a Proprietor of that Work. [Philip Nichols.] . . . The
Second Edition, Corrected and Augmented. London : Printed for the
Author, and fold by J. P ridden. [i vol. 4to] 1763.

4934. On the End of Tragedy, according to Aristotle ; An Essay,
in Two Parts ; Read to a Literary Society in Glasgow, at their Weekly
Meetings within the College. By James Moor. . . . Glasgow, Foulis.

[i vol. 8vo] 1763.

4935. The Canons of Criticism, By Edwards. . . . The Seventh
Edition, with Additions. [i vol. 8vo] 1765.

For other EJitions, see p. 184.

4936. A Revisal of Shakefpear's Text, wherein The Alterations
introduced into it by the more modern Editors and Critics, are particularly
confidered. [By Benjamin Heath.] . . . London : Printed for W. John-
ston, [i vol. 8vo] 1765.

4937. Mr. Johnson's Preface To his Edition of Shakefpear's Plays.
London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson, etc, [i vol. 8vo] 1765.

Another Edition.
In The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Oxford. Pickering, etc. [9 vols. Svo]
1825. Vol. 5, pp. 103-54.

4938. A Review of Doctor Johnson's New Edition of Shakespeare :
in which the Ignorance, or Inattention, of that Editor is exposed, and the
Poet defended from the Persecution of his Commentators. By W.
Kenriclc. London : Printed for J. Payne. [i vol. 8vo] 1765.

Contains remarks on the Comedies and King John only. " The impatience of the Author's
acquaintance, to whom he had communicated the defign of this Re-vinu, having induced him

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