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Played at Covent Garden Theatre, October 29, 1829.

[i vol. 4to] 1829.

5373. Autographs of Royal, Noble, Learned, and Remarkable Per-
sonages conspicuous in English History, From the Reign of Richard the
Second to that of Charles the Second ; with some Illustrious Foreigners ;
containing many Passages from important Letters. Engraved under the
Direction of Charles John Smith. Accompanied by concise Biographical
Memoirs, and interesting Extracts from the Original Documents ; by
John Gough Nichols. . . . London : J. B. Nichols. [1 vol. fol.J 1829.

Contains facsimiles of three Autographs of Shakespeare, with brief notice of his life, etc.

5374. Proceedings of The Sheffield Shakespeare Club, from its
Commencement in 1819, to January, 1829. By a Member of the Club.
. . . Sheffield: Printed for the Editor, by Crookes. [i vol. 8voJ 1829.

With picture of Shakespeare, seated on a rock, against which the sea is beating. No engraver's

5375. Retrospections of the Stage. By the late John Bernard,
Manager of the American Theatres, and formerly Secretary to the Beef-
Steak Club. London: Colburn. [2 vols, duo.] 1830.

Contains notices of Shakespearian performances.

5373. Illustrations of Shakespeare. Engraved from Designs by
Phiz, [Hablot K. Browne.] and beautifully tinted in Water Colours.
. . . London: Willoughby. [i vol. 4to, n.d., about 1830.]

5377. A Catalogue of the various Articles contained in Clara
Fisher's Shaksperean Cabinet. Compiled, arranged, and the Models
executed, by Frederick George P'isher. . . . London: Printed for the
Author. [i vol. 8vo] 1830.

iSnglisfj ^ijakrspenrtana. 247

5378. Clara Fisher's Remembrances of Shakpsere. [London.]
Printed by Truscott. [i vol. 8vo, n.d., about 1830.]

Twenty wood-engravings of the "Models" in the Shaksperean Cabinet, including the Birth-
place, the Grammar School, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Chariecot Hall, etc.

5379. Prospectus. Shakspeare Ireland's Seven Ages. London.

[i vol. 4to, N.D., about 1830.]

This is a proposal by W. H. IreLind for publishing, in two vols., the story of his own life;
"embellished by a Portrait of the Author;" but as the Prospectus only is mentioned
in Bohn's Lowndes (vol. 2, p. 1164.), it would appear that the work was never published.

5380. Shakspeare's Festival ; or, a New Comedy of Errors : a
Drama, In Two Acts, by W. T. MoncriefF, Esq. . . . London: Cum-
berland, [i vol. duo., N.D., about 1830.]

5381. Lectures on English Poetry ; from the Reign of Edward the
Third, to the time of Burns and Cowper, Delivered at the Russell Insti-
tution, in 1827: with Miscellaneous Tales and Poems; being the
Literary Remains of the late Henry Neele. . . . Second Edition. Lon-
don : Smith, Elder and Co. [i vol. duo.] 1830.

Contains : Lectures on Dramatic Poetry ; and the following Sketches : " Shakspeare's Super-
natural Characters ;" "A Night at the Merma'd ;" " The Shakspearean Elysium."

5382. Twelve Designs for the Costume of Shakespeare's Richard
the Third, by C. F. Tomkins ; after the Drawings and with the
Descriptions of J. R. Planche. . . . London : Colnaghi and Son.

[i vol. 4to] 1830.

5383. The Gallery of Shakspeare, or. Illustrations of his dramatic
Works. Macbeth, In eight Etchings, on steel, from Rulh ; to which are-
annexed Descriptions of the Plates. London : Ackermann, etc.

[i vol. ob. 8vo] 1830.

5384. Heme, the Hunter. A Legend of Windsor Forest. By
A. K. S. . . . London : Dean and Munday.

[i vol. duo., N.D., about 1830.]

5385. Illustrations of Shakspeare ; comprised in Two Hundred and
Thirty Vignette Engravings, by Thompson, from Designs by Thurston :
adapted to all Editions. London : Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper.

[i vol. 8vo] 1830.

For earlier Edition, see No. 5336.

5386. The Beauties of Shakespeare, selected from the most correct
Editions of his Works. . . . London: Sainsbury. [i vol. duo] 1830.

For other Editions, see p. 199.

5387. An Account of the Second Commemoration of Shakspeare,
celebrated at Stratford-upon-Avon, on Friday, the 23d of April, 1830,

248 5t)afeespfarc IHcmorial ILifirarj), 13trmmgt)ani.

and three subsequent Days; including full Particulars of the various
Festivities given on that Occasion, in honor of the Anniversary of the
Natal Day of the Poet, and the adopted Birth-day of the August Patron
of the Club — his Majesty George the Fourth. Dedicated to the Members
of the Royal Shakspearean Club. Leamington: J. Sharp.

[i vol. 8vo, N. D., about 1830.]

5388. A Concise Account of Garrick's Jubilee, held at Stratford-upon-
Avon, in Honour of Shakspeare, in 1769. And of the Commemorative
Festivals in 1827 and 1830. Stratford-upon-Avon, J. Ward.

[i vol. 8vo] 1830.

With Programme of the Festival of 1830. (Very long Broadside.)

5389. A Descriptive Account of the Second Royal Gala Festival,
at Stratford-upon-Avon, in Coinmemoration of The Natal Day of Shak-
speare, the King's adopted Birth-day, And the Festival of St. George, On
the 23^, 24^/?, 26//;, y 'i']th of Aprils 1830. ... By a Member of the
Royal Shakspearean Club. Stratford-on-Avon : R. Lapworth.

[i vol. duo.] 1830.

With Portrait of Shakspeare, altered from the Monument in Westminster Abbey.

5390. Shaksperian Anthology : Comprising the Choicest Passages
and entire Scenes ; selected from the most correct Editions ; with a
Biographical Sketch. . . . London: Sainsbury. [i vol. 8vo] 1830.

The same matter as The Beauties of Shakspeare, 1S30 — No. 5386.

5391. William Shakespeare. 1830.

In The Edinburgh Encyclopedia; Conducted by David Brewster. . . . Edinburgh: Black-
wood, etc. [18 vols. 4to] 1830. Vol. 18, pp. 73-77.

5392. The History of English Dramatic Poetry to the Time of
Shakespeare : and Annals of the Stage to the Restoration. By J. Payne
Collier. . . . London: Murray. [3 vols. 8vo] 1831.

5393. Shakspeare's Seven Ages : or the Progress of Human Life.
• . . By Evans. . . . London: Arnold etc. New- York : Fessenden.

[i vol. duo.] 1831.

For other Editions, see p. 230.

5394. The Lives of the Players. By John Gait, Esq. . . . London :
Colburn, etc. [2 vols, duo.] 1831.

Includes a Life of Charles Hart, grand-nephew of Shakespeare ; and notices of actors in
Shakespearian characters.

5395. The Life of William Shakspeare : Collected and Arranged
from numerous Rare and Authentic Documents. Containing, every
Fact of Importance, From the Birth of this Eminent Poet to the close

IHttfllisf) ^Ijaferspfarinna. 249

of his Brilliant Career. To which are addcd^ his last Will and Testament.
Commendatory Verses by distinguished British Writers, &c. &c. By
Joseph Graves. Embellished by a fine Portrait engraved on Steel : By
Page, from an Original Picture in the Possession of the Duke of Somer-
set. London: Duncombe. [i vol. duo., n. d., about 1831.]

5396. Tales from Shakspeare. Designed for the Use of Young
Persons. By Charles Lamb. Fifth Edition. Ornamented with En-
gravings, from Designs by Harvey. London : Baldw^in and Cradock.

[i vol. duo.] 1831.

For other Editions, see pp. 11.1 -Z.

5397. Shakespeare and his Commentators, from Lowndes' Biblio-
grapher's Manual. [i vol. 8vo] 1831.

" Fifty-two copies printed off separately. " — Bohn's Lowndes, 1864, vol. 3,2330. This was a
presentation copy to John Poynder, Esq.

5398. The Drama. Translated from the Latin Prize Poem . . .
at Oxford, A. d. 1794. By Christopher Puller. 1831.

In Translations of the Oxford Latin Prize Poems. First Series. London : Valpy. [i vol.
8vo] 1831. Pp. 51-69.

5399. The Gallery of Shakspeare, or. Illustrations of his dramatic
Works. Tempest, In eight Etchings., on steel., from Ruhl; to which are
annexed Descriptions of the Plates. London : Ackermann, etc.

[i vol. ob. 8vo^ 1831.

5400. The Hundred Merry Tales : or Shakspeare's Jest Book. . . .
London: J. Chidley. [i vol. duo.] 1831.

5i01. Literary and Graphical Illustrations of Shakspeare, and the
British Drama: comprising an Historical View of the Origin and Im-
provement of The English Stage, and a Series of Critical and Descriptive
Notices of upwards of One Hundred of the most celebrated Tragedies,
Comedies, Operas, and Farces. Embellished with more than Two
Hundred Engravings on Wood, by eminent Artists. London : Wilson.

[i vol. 8vo] 1831.

" Engraved by Thompson and others, chiefly from designs by Thurston." — Bohn's Lowndes,
1864, vol. 3, p. 2310.

5i02. The Private Correspondence of David Garrick with the most
celebrated Persons of his Time ; now first published from the Originals,
and illustrated with Notes. And a new Biographical Memoir of Garrick.
London : Colburn, etc. [2 vols. 4to] 183 1-2.

5403. The Shakespearian Dictionary ; forming A General Index to
all the popular Expressions, and most striking Passages in the Works of

250 ^ijnfecsprarf iHrmorinl Eifiraii), i3tvmingf)am.

Shakespeare ; From a few Worch to Fifty or ?nore Lines : an appropriate
Synonym being affixed to each Extract, with a Reference to the Context.
The whole designed to introduce the Beauties of Shakespeare into the
familiar Intercourse of Society. By Thomas Dolby. London : Smith,
Elder & Co. [i vol. 8vo] 1832.

with the Droeshout Portrait, engraved by Swaine.

5404. Another copy, small paper. With a copy of Humphry's
Drawing of the Chandos Portrait. London : Smith, Elder, & Co.

[i vol. duo.] 1832.

5405. Memoir of Shakespeare, by the Rev. Alexander Dyce. The
Introductory Matter (pp. i-lxxxix.) to the Poems of Shakespeare [Aldine
Edition]. London Pickering [i vol. Bvo] 1832.

5406. Some Account of the English Stage, from the Restoration in
1660 to 1830. [By the Rev. John Genest, of Bath.] . . . Bath: Car-
rington. [10 vols. 8vo] 1832.

5407. Characteristics of Women, Moral, Poetical, and Historical.
With Fifty Vignette Etchings. By Mrs. Jameson. . . . London :
Saunders and Otley. [2 vols. 8vo] 1832.

" This well-written and pleasing work contains the characters of Portia, Isabella, Rosalind,
Juliet, Helena, Perdita, Viola, Ophelia, Miranda, Hermione, Desdcmona, Imogen, Cordelia,
Cleopatra, Voliimnia, Constance, Queen Elinor, Portia [Julius C^sar], Margaret of Anjou,
Queen Margaret, Katherine of Arragon, and Lady Macbeth."— Bohn's Lowndes, 1864,
vol. 3, p. 2330.

Ot/iey Editions.
New Edition. London : Saunders and Otley. [2 vols. Svo] 1833.
With Illustrations from the Author's Designs. New Edition. London : Saunders
and Otley. [2 vols. Svo] 1858.

5408. Illustrations of Aristotle on Men and Manners, from the
Dramatic Works of Shakspeare. By J. Esmond Riddle, M.A. Oxford,
Collingwood. [i vol. duo.] 1832.

5409. The Gallery of Shakspeare, or. Illustrations of his dramatic
Works. Merchant of Venice, In nine Etchings, on steely from Rulh ; to
which are annexed Descriptions of the Plates. London : Ackermann,
etc. [i vol. ob. 8vo] 1832.

5410. The Gallery of Shakspeare, or. Illustrations of his dramatic
Works. Othello, the Moor of Venice, In twelve Etchings, on steel, frorn
Rulh ; to which are annexed Descriptions of the Plates. London :
Ackermann, etc. [i vol. ob. Svo] 1832.

5111. An Essay on Shakespeare's Character of Shylock, originating
in an Examination of the Laws and Customs of Moses, and of the
Primitive Christians, with reference to Enumerations of Population, and


iSnglisf) ^^Ijakcsprnrtana. 251

the Rate of Interest of Money. By George Farren. . . . London :
Richardson. [i vol. 8vo] 1833.

5412. Essays on the Varieties in Mania, exhibited by the Characters
of Hamlet, Ophelia, Lear, and Edgar. By Farren. . . . Also, Extracts
relating to ' The Ghost :' and a Sketch of the Character of Polonius, by
Dr. Johnson. London: Dean and Munday, [i vol. 8vo] 1833.

For other Editions, see p. 24.1.

5413. Popular and Classical Illustrations of Insanity. By Sir Henry
Halford. 1833.

I>! Essays and Orations, Read ami Delivered at the Royal College of Physicians. . . By Sir Henry
Halford. . . . Second Edition. London : Murray, [i vol. 8vo] 1833. Pp. 47-56.

5414. The Spirit of the Plays of Shakspeare, exhibited in a series of
[483] Outline Plates illustrative of the Story of each Play. Drawn and
Engraved by Frank Howard. With Quotations and Descriptions.
London : Cadell, etc. . [5 vols. 4to] 1833.

Large paper copy. India Proofs.

5415. Characteristics of Women, Moral, Poetical, and Historical.
With Fifty Vignette Etchings. By Jameson. . . . New Edition. Lon-
don : Saunders and Otley. [2 vols. 8vo] 1833.

For other Editions, see p. 250.

5416. The Life of Edmund Kean, Esq. Tragedian ; with Critical
Remarks on his Theatrical Performances. By Sh. Knowles, Esq. Lon-
don : Lowe. [i vol. duo.] 1833.

The Dramatic Works and Poems of yames Shirley. ... [6 -vols. Sfo] 1 83 3. See No, 4792.

5417. A Letter on Shakspeare's Authorship of The Two Noble
Kinsmen. A Drama commonly ascribed to John Fletcher. [By Pro-
fessor W. Spalding.] Edinburgh: Black. [i vol. 8vo] 1833.

5418. The Dramatic Souvenir : being Literary and Graphical Illus-
trations of Shakespeare and other celebrated English Dramatists. Em-
bellished with upwards of Two Hundred Engravings on Wood, by
eminent Artists. London : Tilt. [i vol. duo.] 1833.

This is merely the "Literary and Graphical Illustrations," published in 1S31, with a new

5419. Shakspeare's Seven Ages of Man ; or, the Progress of Human
Life. . . . By Evans. Chiswick Press : Whittingham. [i vol. 8vo] 1834.

For other Editions, see p. 230.

5420. Citation and Examination of William Shakspeare Euseby
Treen Joseph Carnaby and Silas Gough Clerk before the Worshipful Sir
Thomas Lucy Knight touching Deer-stealing On the igtb day of Sep-

252 5^t)nkr0pfare IHrmorial Etfiraq,), iJirminsttiin.

temher in the year of Grace 1582 Now first published from Original
Papers. [By VV. S. Landor.] . . . London : Saunders and Otley.

[i vol. duo.] 1834.

5421. Reflections on Shakspeare. By James Pitts. 1834.

In Essays and Reflections on various Subjects. By James Pitts. . . . London ; Simpkin and
Marshall, and Cockrem, Torquay, [i vol. duo.] 1834. Pp. 168-72.

5422. Essay on the Drama. By Sir Walter Scott. 1834.

/« The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. Cadell, Edinburgh. [28 vols. 8vo] 1834-6.
Vol. 6, pp. 217-395.

The dramatic genius of Shakspeare characterised, compared with Corneille, Jonson, etc.

5423. The Anglo-Saxon Version of the Story of ApoUonius of
Tyre, upon which is founded the Play of Pericles, attributed to
Shakspeare ; Frojn a MS. in the Library of C. C. C. Cambridge. With a
Literal Translation, &c. By Benjamin Thorpe, F.S.A. London : Arch.

[i vol. duo.] 1834.

5424. Programme of the Airs, Duets, Trios, Chorusses, &c. in the
Grand Musical Festival! Introduced in King Henry IV. Part the
Second: at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, on Wednesday, 14th of
May, 1834, with a Lithographic Drawing of the Plan of the Orchestra.
London: Printed by W. Wright. [i vol. 8vo, n.d., about 1834.]

5425. New Facts regarding the Life of Shakespeare. In a Letter to
Thomas Amyot, Esq. . . . from J. Payne Collier. London : Thomas
Rodd. [i vol. 8vo] 1835.

"Privately printed." — Bohn's Lowndes, 1864, vol. 3, p. 2330.

5426. Another copy. Large paper. [i vol. 4to] 1835.

"Only twenty large paper copies printed, chiefly for presents." — MS. Note in the volume.

5427. Relics of Shakspeare. From Drawings by Mrs. Denis
Dighton. . . . Stratford-upon-Avon: Published, June, 1835, by Phoebe
Dighton. [i vol. ob. 4to] 1835.

Coloured copies of these pictures, printed on tinted paper, are inserted in the copy of Drake's
"Shakspeare and his Times," 4to, 1817. See No. 5222.

5428. Dramatic Criticism. By John Finlay. 1835.

In Miscellanies. The Foreign Relations of the British Empire : . . . Dramatic Criticism :
etc. By John Finlay. . . . Dublin. Cumming. [i vol. 8vo] 1835. Pp. 206-282.

Contains criticisms on Shakespearian performances of Kean, Kemble, Warde, and
Macready ; etc.

5429. Fragmenta Scoto-Dramatica. 17 15-1758. [By James Maid-
ment.] . . . Edinburgh: [i vol. 8vo] 1835.

" Privately printed. Never published or sold. The few copies printed were presented to the
Author's friends." — MS. Note in the -volume.

Has notices of the performance of Shakespeare's Plays in Scotland.

iSnglisi) ^^Ijattrspcflvinna. 253

5430. An Attempt to deduce from Facts, the Causes of the present
Disgraceful State of our National Theatres. By Mr. Otway. . . . Lon-
don : Harris. [i vol. 8vo] 1835.

Consists largely of an account of the author's performance of Hamlet in 1820.

5431. Ancient Mysteries from the Digby Manuscripts. Preserved
in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Edinburgh : Printed for the Abbots-
ford Club. [I vol. 4to] 1835.

5432. A Parallel of Shakspeare and Scott ; Being the Substance of
Three Lectures on the Kindred Nature of their Genius, read before the
Literary and Philosophical Society

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