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Camden Society. [i vol. 4to] 1838.

5457. Shakespeare's Autobiographical Poems. Being his Sonnets
clearly Developed : with his Character drawn chiefly from his Works.
By Charles Armitage Brown. . . . London : James Bohn.

[i vol. 8vo] 1838.

Traditionary Anecdotes of Shakespeare. Collected in IVartvickshire, in the year 1693. From the
original Manuscript of Doivdall. [l -vol. 8to] 1838. See iVo. 4860.

5458. Ancient Allegorical, Historical, and Legendary Paintings, in
Eresco, discovered . . . on the Walls of the Chapel of the Trinity . . .
at Stratford-upon-Avon, in Warwickshire, from Drawings ... by
Thomas Fisher. . . . Described by John Gough Nichols, F.S.A. London:
H. G. Bohn. [i vol. fol.] 1838.

For the Original Draivings, and earlier Edition, see pp. 218, 254.

5459. The Correspondence of Sir Thomas Hanmer, Bart. Speaker
of the House of Commons. With A Memoir of his Life. To which
are added, other Relicks of a Gentleman's Family. Edited by Sir
H. Bunbury, Bart. London: Moxon. [i vol. 8vo] 1838.

Contains an account of Hanmer's Edition of Shakespeare, 1743-4.

5460. Characters of Shakspeare's Plays. By William Hazlitt.
Third Edition. Edited by his Son. London : Templeman.

[I vol. 8vo] 1838.

For other Editions, see p. 229.

5461. Observations on an Autograph of Shakspere, and the Ortho-
graphy of his Name. . . . By Sir Frederic Madden. . . . London: Rodd.

[i vol. 8vo] 1838.

"Reprinted from the Archaologia, vol. xxvii. pp. 113-123, with some Corrections."
For earlier Edition^ see No. 5452.

5462. Letters on the Natural History of the Insects mentioned in
Shakspeare's Plays. With incidental Notices of the Entomology of
Ireland. By Robert Patterson. . . . London: Orr. [i vol. 8voJ 1838.

5463. The Wisdom and Genius of Shakspeare ; comprising Moral



iSnglis^ SlinfefSpfanana. 257

Philosophy — Delineations of Character — Paintings of Nature and the
Passions — Seven Hundred Aphorisms — and Miscellaneous Pieces : with
Select and original Notes, and Scriptural References: the whole making a
Text Book for the Philosopher, Moralist, Statesman, Poet, and Painter
By the Rev. Thomas Price. . . . London : Scott, Webster, and Geary.

[I vol. 8vo] 1838.

5464. Henry of Monmouth : or, Memoirs of the Life and Cha-
racter of Henry the Fifth, as Prince of Wales and King of England. By
J. Endell Tyler. . . . London : Bentley. [2 vols. 8vo] 1838.

5465. Shakspeare and His Friends; or, "The Golden Age" of
Merry England. . . . [By R. F. Williams.] London : Colburn.

[3 vols, duo.] 1838.

Rkardi Maydiston De Concordia inter Ric. II. et Cimtatem London. AlUterati've Poem on the
Deposition of King Richard II. Camden Society. [l ^'o/. 4/0] 1838. S« iVb. 4602.

5466. Norwood Twelfth Night Characters. 1838.

Illustrations of Shakspeare Gallery, etc. [Poems.] In Visions of the Western Railways. . . .
Printed for Private Circulation. London : Bagster. [i vol. 8vo] 1838. Pp. 22-32.

5467. Shakspeare's Will, Faithfully Copied from the Original in the
Prerogative Court of Canterbury : with Fac-similes of the Three Original
Autographs annexed. . . . London: Rodd. [i vol. 8vo] 1838.

5468. Shylock. A Critical Fancy. 1838.

In The Monthly Chronicle; a National Journal of Politics, Literature, Science, and Art.
London: Longman. [2 vols. 8vo] 1838. Vol. 2, pp. 456-60.

The volumes contain also notices of Shakespearian performances, etc.

5469. William Shakspeare. 1838.

In The British Cyclopsedia of the Arts, . . . Literature. . . . Edited by C. F. Partington.
London : Orr and Co. [lo vols. 8vo] 1838. Vol. 10, pp. 922-932.
Has Portrait from the Chandos picture, and other illustrations.

5470. William Shakspeare. 1838.

In The Popular Encyclopedia. . . . Glasgow : Blackie & Son. [7 vols., in 14 parts, 8vo,
N.D., about 1838.] Vol. 6, pp. 213-218.

5471. Memoirs of John Bannister, Comedian. By John Adolphus,
Esq. London: Bentley. [2 vols. 8vo] 1839.

Contains a defence of Hamlet against the criticisms of Voltaire, vol. I, pp. 53-57> and other
references to Shakespeare.

5472. A Mother's Reminiscences of a Course of Reading and
Instruction. ... By Mrs. Borron. . . . London : Rickerby.

[i vol. duo.] 1839.

Contains references to Shakespeare.

5473. A Defence of the Stage, or an Inquiry into the Real Qualities
of Theatrical Entertainments, their Scope and Tendency. Being a



258 Siba^fcfispfart; IHcmonal Uifiraq), 13inning^am.

Reply to a Sermon entitled — " The Evil of Theatrical Amusements,"
... by Bennett. ... By John William Calcraft, ... of the Theatre
Royal, Dublin. . . . Dublin: Milliken and Son. [i vol. 8vo] 1839.

Contains references to Shakespeare.

5474. Farther Particulars regarding Shakespeare and his Works.
In a Letter to the Rev. Joseph Hunter, from J. Payne Collier. London :
Rodd. [i vol. 8vo] 1839.

" The impression has been limited to fifty copies." — Introduction.

5475. Illustrations of Shakspeare, and of Ancient Manners : with
Dissertations on the Clowns and Fools of Shakspeare ; on the Collection
of Popular Tales entitled Gesta Romanorum ; and on the English Morris
Dance. By Francis Douce. The Engravings on Wood by Jackson.
New Edition. London : Tegg. [i vol. 8vo] 1839.

5476. A Disquisition on the Scene, Origin, Date, etc. etc. of
Shakespeare's Tempest. In a Letter to Benjamin Heywood Bright,
from the Rev. Joseph Hunter. . . . London : Whittingham.

[i vol. 8vo] 1839.

" f)ne Hundred copies only printed."

5477. Memoirs of Charles Mathews, Comedian. By Mrs.
Mathews. . . . Second Edition. London: Bentley. [4 vols. 8vo] 1839.

Contains references to Shakespeare.

5478. Instructive Copies, Selected from Dr. Johnsons Criticisms on
Shakspeare's Plays. By F. B. Ribbans, F.A.S. London : Whittaker
and Co. ' [i vol. oblong, n.d., about 1839.]

Copy-book headings.

5479. Shakspearian Readings : selected and adapted for Young Per-
sons and Others. By B. H. Smart. First Series, Illustrative of English
and Roman History. London: Richardson, etc. [i vol. duo.] 1839.

OtAer Editions.
London : Rivington. [i vol. duo.] 1842.
London : Longman, etc. [i vol. duo.] 1851.

5480. Essays on Shakspeare and on Hamlet. By Jones Very.

1839.

In Essays and Poems: by Jones Very. Boston: Little and Brown, [i vol. 8vo] 1839.

Pp. 39-104.
Diary of the Rev. John Ward, . . . 1648 to 1679. [l -vol. Svo] 1839. See No. 4829.

5481. The Youth of Shakspeare. By the Author of "Shakspeare
and his Friends" [R. F. Williams.] London : Colburn.

[3 vols, duo.] 1839.

Another Edition.
London : Colburn, etc. [3 vols, duo.] 1846.



JSnglisij ^ijakcspfartana. 259

5482. Letters from the late Lord Chedworth to the Rev. Thomas
Crompton ; written in the Period from Jan. 1780, to May, 1795.
Norwich : Muskett. [i vol. 4to] 1840.

Shakspearian criticisms in many of the Letters.

5483. Commentaries on the Historical Plays of Shakspeare. By
the Right Hon. Thomas Peregrine Courtenay. London : Colburn.

[2 vols, duo.] 1840.

5i84. Note on the Story of Shakespeare's Stealing Deer from the
Park of Sir Thomas Lucy. 1840.

In The Egerton Papers. A Collection of Public and Private Documents, chiefly illustrative of
the Times of Elizabeth and James I. From the Original Manuscripts, the Property of the
Right Hon. Lord Francis Egerton, M.P. . . . Edited by J. Payne Collier. London :
Printed for the Camden Society. [ I vol. 410] 1840. P. 350.

5485. The Life of Shakspeare. By Joseph Graves. . . . London :
Duncombe. [i vol. duo., n.d., about 1840.]

5486. Falstaft': A Shakesperean Tract. [By James H. Hackett] . . .
London: Printed for the Author. [i vol. 8vo] 1840.

5487. An Essay on the Play of The Tempest, with Remarks on the
Superstitions of the Middle Ages ; some Original Observations on the
Character of Caliban ; with various Reflections on the Writings and
Genius of Shakspere. Read before the Shakspere Club, 6th September,
1839. By P. Macdonnell. . . . London. Fellowes. [i vol. 8vo] 1840.

5488. On Shakespeare's Sonnets. By D. L. Richardson. 1840.

In Literary Leaves or Prose and Verse chiefly written in India By David Lester Richardson
Second Edition with Additions London Allen & Co. [z vols. 8vo] 1840. Vol. 2,
pp. 1-39.

The volumes contain other references to Shakespeare.

5489. Description of the Cassolette made from the Wood of Shake-
speare's Mulberry Tree, in which the Freedom of Stratford-upon-Avon
was presented to David Garrick. By George Daniel. 1840.

In Historical and Literary Curiosities, . . . Selected and Engraved by Charles John Smith.
London : H. G. Bohn. [i vol. 4to] 1840. Part VL

In the same volume is a copy of the Monumental Bust at Stratford, underneath which are
facsimiles of the Autographs of Shakespeare, guin, Macklin, Foote, Cibber, Hull, Parsons,
Oldfield, Lewis, etc. Also a Picture and Description of Garrick's Cup, carved from
Shakespeare's Mulberry Tree.

5490. A Brief View of the English Drama, from the Earliest Period
to the Present Time : with Suggestions for Elevating the present Condi-
tion of the Art, and of its Professors. By F. G. Tomlins. . . . London:
Mitchell. [i vol. 8vo] 1840.

5491. "What does 'Hamlet' Mean?" A Lecture. Delivered
before the President and Members of the Jersey Mechanics' Institute.



26o ^^ijafefsprarc ITOctnorial fLifirarj), ISItmtngtam.

By Thomas Wade. . . . Printed at the Office of " The British Press,"
Jersey. [i vol. 8vo] 1840.

5492. An Inquiry into the History, Authenticity and Characteris-
tics of the Shakspere Portraits. ... By Wivell. . . . London : Knight &
Co. [i vol. Svo] 1840.

For earlier Edition, see No. 5353.

5493. Visit to Stratford-on-Avon, and the Haunts of Shakspeare.
By William Howitt. 1840.

In Visits to Remarkable Places : Old Halls, Battle Fielis, and Scenes illustrative of striking
Passages in English History and Poetry. By William Howitt. . . . The Illustrations de-
signed and executed by Samuel Williams, etc. London; Longman [2 vols. Svo] 1840-2.
Vol. I, pp. 81-146.

This volume contains an account of a visit to Shottry School, where the schoolmaster pointed
out to the author a lineal descendant of Shakespeare's Sister, Joan, whose " resemblance
to the bust of Shakspeare ", says the author, "is wonderful, considering he is not descended
from Shakspeare himself, but from his sister, and that the seventh in descent." — p. 99.

5494. Percy Society. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular
Literature of the Middle Ages. Edited from Original Manuscripts and
Scarce Publications. London. Printed for the Society, by T. Richards.

[30 vols. 8vo] 1840-52.

Contents :
Vol. I. Old Ballads from Early Printed Copies. Edited by Collier.

Songs and Ballads relative to the London Prentices. Edited by Mackay.
Historical Songs of Ireland. Edited by Croker.

Pain and Sorrow of Evil Marriage. [About 1500.] Edited by Collier.
The King and a Poor Northern Man. 1640. Edited by Collier.

Vol. 2. A Selection from the Minor Poems of Lydgate. Edited by Halliwell.
Early Naval Ballads of England. Edited by Halliwell.
A Search for Money, by Rowley. 1609. Edited by Collier.
The Mad Pranks and Merry Jests of Robin Goodfellow. 1628. Edited by Collier.

Vol. 3. Political Ballads published in England during the Commonwealth. Edited by Wright.
Strange Histories, by Deloney. 1607. Edited by Collier.
A Marriage Triumph, by Heywood. 1613. Edited by Collier.
The History of Patient Grissel. 1619. Edited by Collier.

Vol. 4. Specimens of Lyric Poetry. Temp. Edw. I. Edited by Wright.
The Boke of Curtasye. 14th Century. Edited by Halliwell.
Specimens of Old Christmas Carols. Edited by Wright.
The Nursery Rhymes of England. Edited by Halliwell.

Vol. 5. Kind-Heart's Dream, by Chettle. 1592. Edited by Rimbault.

A Knight's Conjuring, by Dekker. 1607. Edited by Rimbault.

The Meeting of Gallants at an Ordinarie. 1604. Edited by Halliwell.

The Two Angry Women of Abingdon, by Porter. 1599. Edited by Dyce.
Vol. 6. Ancient Poetical Tracts of the Sixteenth Century. Edited by Rimbault.

Cock Lorell's Bote. [About 1510.] Edited by Rimbault.

The Crown Garland of Golden Roses, by Johnson. 1612. Edited by Chappcll.

Follie's Anatomie, by Hutton. 1619. Edited by Rimbault.

Poems by Sir Henry Wotton. 165 1. Edited by Dyce.

Vol. 7. The Harmony of Birds. [About 1550.] Edited by Collier.

A Paraphrase on the Seven Penitential Psalms, in English Verse. Edited by Black.
The Harmony of the Church, by Drayton. 1591. Edited by Dyce.
Jack of Dover. 1604. Edited by Wright.
A Kerry Pastoral. Edited by Croker.

Vol. 8. A Selection of Latin Stories. Edited by Wright.

A Dialogue of Witches and Witchcraft, by Gifford. 1603. Edited by Wright.



iSngliisf) 5>fjakcspfannna. 261

Vol. 9. The Four Knaves, by Rowlands. Edited by Rimbault.

A Poem to the Memory of William Congreve, by Thomson. Edited by Cun-
ningham.

The Pleasant Conceits of Old Hobson, The Merry Londoner. 1607. Edited by
Halliwell.

Maroccus Extaticus : or Bankes' Bay Horse in a Trance. 1597. Edited by Rimbault.

Old Ballads Illustrating the Great Frost of 1683-4. Edited by Rimbault.
Vol. 10. Lord Mayors' Pageants : Parts L and IL Edited by Fairholt.
Vol. II. The Owl and the Nightingale [by De Guildford.] _ Edited by Wright.

Thirteen Psalms and the First Chapter of Ecclesiastes, Versified by Croke. Edited
by Bliss.

An Historian Expostulation, etc. by Hall. 1565. Edited by Pettigrew.

The Honestie of this Age, by Rich. 16 11. Edited by Cunningham.
Vol. 12. Reynard the Fox, from Caxton's Edition of 148 1. Edited by Thorns.
Vol. 13. The Keen of the South of Ireland. Collected by Croker.

Six Ballads, with Burdens. Edited by Goodwin.

Lyrical Poems, selected from Musical Publications between 1589 and 1600. Edited
by Collier.
Vol. 14. The Poems of John Audelay. Edited by Halliwell.

St. Brandan, a Legend of the Sea. Edited by Wright.

The Romance of the Emperor Octavian. Edited by Halliwell.

Vol. 15. Friar Bakon's Prophesie, by Terilo. 1604. Edited by Halliwell.
Poetical Miscellanies. Edited by Halliwell.
The Crown Garland of Golden Roses. Part H. 1659. Edited by Chappell.

Vol. 16. The Seven Sages, with an Introductory Essay. Edited by Wright.

The Romance of Syr Tryamoure. Edited by Halliwell.
Vol. 17. Scottish Traditional Versions of Ancient Ballads. Edited by Dixon.

Ancient Poems, Ballads, and Songs. Edited by Dixon.

Vol. 18. The Pastime of Pleasure, by Hawes. 1555. Edited by Wright.

Vol. 19. The Civic Garland. Edited by Fairholt.

Life and Martyrdom of Thomas Becket, by Robert of Gloucester. Edited by Black.

Vol.20. Barnfield's Affectionate Shepherd. 1594. Edited by Halliwell.

Dialogue on Wit and Folly, by Heywood. Edited by Fairholt.

Proverbs and Popular Sayings. Edited by Denham,

Song of Lady Bessy. Edited by Halliwell.
Vol. 21. Popular Songs, Illustrative of the French Invasions of Ireland. Edited by Croker.
Vol. 22. The Cytezen and Uplondyshman, by Barclay. Edited by Fairholt.

An Interlude of the Four Elements. Edited by Halliwell.

Interlude of the Disobedient Child, by Ingelend. Edited by Halliwell.

The Autobiography of Mary Countess of Warwick. Edited by Croker.

Westward for Smelts. 1620. Edited by Halliwell.
Vol.23. Songs and Carols of the Fifteenth Century. Edited by Wright.

Festive Songs ot the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Edited by Sandys.

Popular English Histories. Edited by Halliwell.
Vols. 24, 25, 26. Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Three Volumes. Edited by Wright.

Vol. 27. Beleeve as you List, by Massinger. Edited by Croker.

Satirical Songs and Poems on Costume. Edited by Fairholt.
Vol. 28. An Anglo-Saxon Passion of Saint George. Edited by Hardwick.

A Poem on the Times of Edward II. Edited by Hardwick.

The Poems of William De Shoreham. Edited by Wright.

The Triall of Treasure, by Purfoote. 1567. Edited by Halliwell.
Vol. 29. Notices of Fugitive Tracts and Chap-Books. Edited by Halliwell.

The Man in the Moone. 1609. Edited by Halliwell.

The Use of Dice-Play. Edited by Halliwell.

The Loyal Garland. 1686. Edited by Halliwell.

Poems and Songs on the Assassination of the Duke of Buckingham. Edited by
Fairholt.

C C



262 Sfiafecspcare iHcmorial Hifirarj), IStrmingljam.

Vol.30. The Garland of Good-Will, by Deloney. Edited by Dixon,
Britannia's Pastorals : a Third Book. Edited by Croker.
John Bon and Mast Person : a Dialogue in Verse. Edited by Black.

5495. Romeo and Juliet ; or, the Lovers of Verona. From the
Italian of Matteo Bandello. (The Tale on which Shakspeare's Tragedy
is founded.) . . . London: Clements. [i vol. 8vo] 1841.

5496. The Beauties of Shakspeare. ... By Dodd. Boston: [U, S.]
Littlefield. [1 vol. duo.] 1841.

For other Editions, see p. 1 8 6.

5497. A Letter to John Murray, Esq., upon an vEsthetic-Edition of
the Works of Shakspeare, by Spencer Hall. . . . London : Chapman &
Hall. [i vol. 8vo] 1841.

5498. On the Character of Sir John Falstaff, as originally exhibited
by Shakespeare in the Two Parts of King Henry IV. By James Orchard
Halliwell. . . . London: Pickering. [i vol. 8vo] 1841.

5499. An Introduction to Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream
By James Orchard Halliwell. . . . London Pickering.

[i vol. 8vo] 1 841.

5500. Shakesperiana. A Catalogue of the Early Editions of Shake-
speare's Plays, and of the Commentaries and other Publications Illustra-
tive of his Works. By James Orchard Halliwell. . . . London : J. R.
Smith. [I vol. 8vo] 1841.

5501. On Shakspeare and Ben Jonson. By W. Hazlitt. 1841.

In Lectures on the English Comic Writers. By William Hazlitt. Third Edition. Edited by his
Son. . . . London : Templeman. [i vol. 8vo] 1841. Pp. 56-94.

5502. On Shakspeare and Milton. By W. Hazlitt. 1841.

In Lectures on the English Poets. By William Hazlitt. Third Edition. Edited by his Son.
London: Templeman. [i vol. 8vo] 1841. Pp. 82-131.

5503. Shakspere and his Writings. By Charles Knight. 1841.

From Knight's Store of Knowledge for all Readers, [i vol. 8vo] 1S41. Pp. 3-32.
Contains facsimile of signature, view of the birth-place, and other illustrations.

5504. The Philosophy of Shakspere, Extracted from his Plays.
And interspersed with Remarks. By Michael Henry Rankin. London :
Whittaker. Nottingham: Dearden. [i vol. 8vo] 1841.

5505. The Nature and State of the English Drama. A Lecture
delivered at a Meeting of the Syncretic Association. . . . By F. G. Tom-
lins. . . . London: Mitchell. [i vol. duo.] 1841.

5506. Reasons for a New Edition of Shakespeare's Works, Con-
taining Notices of the Defects of Former Impressions, and pointing out



ISnflltsf) Stiafefspfartana. 363

the lately acquired Means of Illustrating the Plays, Poems, and Biography
of the Poet. By J. Payne Collier. . . , London : Whittaker.

[i vol. 8vo] 1841

Another Edition.

5507. Second Edition, with Additions. London : Whittaker.

fi vol. Svo] 1842.

5508. A Letter to the Editor of the Glasgow Argus; occasioned by
an Article which recently appeared in that Paper, entitled, " Reasons for
a New Edition of the Nursery Rhymes of England, containing Notices of
the Defects of Former Impressions." By Alexander M'Chaft", Esq. . . .
London: Printed for the Scriblerus Society. [i vol. Svo] 1842.

Relates chiefly to J. Payne Collier's " Reasons for a new Edition of Shakespeare."

5509. Bibliomania ; or Book-Madness ; a Bibliographical Romance.
... By Thomas Frognall Dibdin. . . . London : H. G. Bohn.

[i vol. Svo] 1842.

Contains references to Shakespeare.

5510. Shakespeare Illustrated, in a Series of Landscape & Architec-
tural Designs. By G. F. Sargent. With Notices of the Several Locali-
ties, by various Authors. London: How and Parsons, [i vol. Svo] 1S42.

5511. New Readings of Old Authors. [By R. Seymour.] London:
Tilt, etc. [21 vols, duo., n.d., about 1842.]

Comic Plates, illustrating lines in the following Plays : Antony and Cleopatra, As You Like It,
Coriolanus, Cymbeline, Hamlet, Henry IV., Henry V., Henry VIII., Julius Ca?sar, King
Lear, Love's Labour's Lost, Macbeth, Merchant of Venice, Midsummer Night's Dream,
Othello, Richard II., Richard III., Romeo and Juliet, Taming of the Shrew, Troilus and
Cressida.

5512. Shakspearian Readings embodying the most interesting Parts
of English and Roman History, and intended also as Exercises in Elocu-
tion. By B. H. Stnart. London : Rivington. [i vol. duo.] 1842.

For other Editions, see j>. 258.

5513. The Seven Ages of Human Life. (Not Published.) Cal-
cutta : Printed at the Baptist Mission Press. [2 vols. Svo] 1S42.

5514. Shakspeare and the French Drama. '843.

In The Works of Jeremy Bentham. . . . Edinburgh : Tait. Vol. 2. [i vol. Svo] 1843.
P. 524.

5515. Shakespeare's Library : a Collection of the Romances,
Novels, Poems, and Histories, used by Shakespeare as the Foundation of
his Dramas. Now first collected, and accurately reprinted from the original
Editions. With Introductory Notices, by J. Payne Collier. London :
Rodd. [2 vols. Svo] 1843.



264 S^fjakfsprnre iHcmortal fLiftrarg, 33irmingf)am.

Contents:— Yo\. I. Pandosto. f The Triumph of Time. ... By R. Greene. . , . 1588.
(The Winter's Tale.)

Rosalynde. Euphues'" Golden Legacie. ... By Thomas Lodge. . . . 1592. (As You
Like It.)

The Hystorie of Hamblet. . . . 1608. " Originally printed considerably before the com-
mencement of the seventeenth century."

ApoUonius, Prince of Tyre. (Pericles.)
Vol. 2. The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and luliet. ... By Arthur Brooke, [n.d.,
about 1562.]

The goodly hystory of the true and constant love betweene Rhomeo and Julietta. By
William Paynter. [n.d., about 1567.]

The Story of Giletta of Narbona. Translated from Boccaccio by Pavnter. 1566. (All's
Well that Ends Well.)

The Two Lovers of Pisa, from Tarlton's News out of Purgatory. 1589. (Merry Wives
of Windsor.)

Apolonius and Silla. 1581. (Twelfth Night.)

The History of Promos and Cassandra. 15S2. (Measure for Measure.)

The Novels and Stories which may have served as the foundation of The Merchant of Venice.

The Story . . . from the Hecatomithi of Cinthio. (Othello.)

Queen Cordila, by John Higgins. 1586. (Lear.)

The Story of The Unkind Paphlagonian King, from Sidney's Arcadia. (Lear.)

The History of Makbeth, from Holinshed's Chronicle.

The Story of the Sheperdess Felismena, from the "Diana" of George de Montemayor.
1598. (Two Gentlemen of Verona.)

The Tale told by the Fishwife of Stand on the Green, from Westward for Smelts.
(Cymbeline.)

5516. Shakspeare. By Lucretia Davidson. 1843.

In Poetical Remains of Lucretia Davidson. . . . London : Tilt and Bogue. [i vol. 8vo] 1843.

5517. An Account of the only known Manuscript of Shakespeare's
Plays, comprising some important Variations and Corrections in the
Merry Wives of Windsor, obtained from a Playhouse copy of that Play
recently discovered. By James Orchard Halliwell. . . . London : J.
R. Smith. [i vol. 8vo] 1843.

A fuller account of this MS. will be found in Halliwell's Catalogue of Shakespeare Reliques,
1852, pp. 72-92.

5518. William Shakspere ; a Biography. By Charles Knight. Lon-
don : Knight. [i vol. Svo] 1B43.

With Portraits of Shakespeare and his contemporaries ; views of Shakespearian localities ; a
History ot Opinion on the Writings of Shakespeare, etc.

5519. An Essay on the Tragedy of Hamlet. Embracing a View of
Hamlet's Character — his feigned or real Madness — Conduct to Ophelia —
the Soliloquy on Suicide, &c. &c., interspersed with Reflections on the
Writings and Genius of Shakspere. With copious original Notes as an
Appendix. By P. Macdonell. . . . London: Cunningham and Mortimer.

[i vol. Svo] 1843.

5520. Classification of Readers of Shakspeare. By Charles Reece
Pemberton. 1843-

In The Life and Literary Remains of C. R. Pemberton : with Remarks on his Character and
Genius, by W. J. Fox. Edited by John Fowler. . . . London : Fox. [i vol. Svo] 1843.
Pp. 231-242.

Contains also notices of Pembcrton's Shakespearian performances and lectures, etc.



iSngltsfj 5!)aftfspfar(ana. 265

5521. Analytical Catalogue of a Series of Cabinet Pictures, Illus-
trating the Plays of Shakespeare, painted by Henry Singleton. With a
Memoir and Introduction, by Joseph O'Leary. London : Hogarth.

[i vol. 8vo] 1843.

5522. Religious and Moral Sentences, culled from the Works of
Shakespeare, Compared with Sacred Passages drawn from Holy Writ:
Being a Selection of Religious Sentiments, and Moral Precepts, blended
in the Dramatic Works, &c., of our Immortal Bard. Dedicated to the
Shakespeare Society, by a Member [Watson] and Compiled for the Benefit
of the Benevolent Funds of the Theatres Royal Drury Lane and Covent
Garden. London: Calkin & Budd. [i vol. 8vo] 1843.

Another Edition.
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