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295. The Works of William Shakspere ; containing his Plays and
Poems, from the Text of the Editions by Charles Knight : With Glossarial
Notes ; and Facts connected with his Life and Writings, abridged from



iSngltsI) tuitions of Sijafecsjpeare's WlovkQ, 23

' William Shakspere, a Biography.' Illustrated by W. Harvey.
Complete in One Volume. Seventh Edition. London : H. G. Bohn.

[i vol. 8vo] 1857

Frontispiece, containing copies of the Stratford Bust, the Chandos, Jansen, and Droeshout
Portraits, and the Portrait by Marshall, from the Poems, 1640.

301. Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems.
Edited by J. Payne Collier, Esq. F.S.A. The Second Edition.
London : Whittaker and Co. [6 vols. 8vo] 1858.

Droeshout Portrait, H. Cook, sc. New Preface, dated March 24, 1858 j Life of Shakespeare;
and Indicial Glossary.

312. The Plays of Shakespeare. Edited by Howard Staunton.
The Illustrations by John Gilbert. Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel.
London: Routledge. [3 vols. 8vo] 1858-60.

Has copy of the Stratford Bust, by Robinson, and Life of Shakespeare. Although called only
"The Plays" it contains also the Poems, at the end of vol. 3.

320. The Complete Works of William Shakspeare, consisting of
his Plays and Poems, from the Standard Text, collated vfixh all trustw^orthy
Commentators. New^ Edition. With Biographical and Critical Essay,
Introductory Notices to each Play, Explanatory Notes, and a Running
Glossary of the Obsolete Words, Customs, etc. Manchester : J. G. Bell.

[i vol. 8vo] 1861,

Portrait, from the Jansen. Has a new title-page, and the Poems, but is otherwise a reprint of
Wheeler's Edition of 1830.

321. The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare : Adapted for
Family Reading. By Thomas Bowdler, Esq., F.R.S., F.S.A. New-
Edition, with Steel Engravings. London: Griffin, [i vol. 8vo] 1861.

322. The Stratford Shakspere. Edited by Charles Knight. [With
the Life of Shakspere by the Editor.] London : Griffin, Bohn, etc.

[6 vols. 8vo] 1861.

With Portrait from the Jansen, and Woodcuts.

324. Chambers's Household Edition of the Dramatic Works of
William Shakespeare. Edited by R. Carruthers and W. Chambers.
Illustrated by Keeley Halswelle. Chambers, London and Edinburgh.

[10 vols. 8vo] 1861-3.

With Portrait by Keeley Halswelle, engraved by Bell ; and Life of Shakespeare. " Objectionable
words and phrases are omitted, and occasionally a word is substituted^ marked by inverted
commas — where the sense or harmony of the passage would be rendered defective by the
elision." — Extract from Preface.

328. The Complete Works of Shakspeare comprising his Dramatic
and Poetical Works accurately printed from the Text of the corrected
Copy left by the late George Steevens, Esq. With a Glossary and Notes
and a Memoir by Alex. Chalmers, A.M. Illustrated with Historical
Steel Engravings. Cincinnatti Rickey and Carroll [i vol. 8vo] 1864.

Chandos Portrait, from Houbraken, by Holl. Four Plates ; one after Guido, two by Peters, and
one by West.



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329. The Works of William Shakespeare Edited, with a Scrupulous
Revision of the Text, by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke. London
Bickers and Son [i vol. 8vo] 1864.

Droeshout Portrait, engraved by R. C. Bell.

330. The Works of William Shakespeare Edited, with a Scrupulous
Revision of the Text, by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke. London
Bickers and Son [4 vols. Svo] 1864.

Droeshout Portrait, engraved by R. C. Bell.

331. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. Based on the
Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With Biographical Sketch, by
Mary Cowden Clarke. And Illustrations by Keeley Halswelle. Edinburgh :
W. P. Nimmo. [2 vols. Svo] 1864.

Portraits, from the Chandos, by R. C. Bell, and from the Stratford Bust, by Le Conte.

Shakspere''s Werke. \_EngUsh Text with German Notes ^ etCy by Delius]
1864. See Ger?nan Editions.

332. The Complete Works of Shakspere. With a Memoir.
London: Dicks. [i vol. Svo] 1864.

Has a copy of the Chandos Portrait and thirty-seven Illustrations. "This edition was first
published in penny numbers [each containing two or three plays] of which about 150,000 were
sold. The numbers were then bound in one volume, cloth, for 2s. ; sale, 50,000. The
volume was then issued with a paper cover, and from Oct. 1866, to July i, 1868 — twenty
months — the sale was about 700,000. Total sale of Dicks' People's Edition, April, 1864, to
July, 1868, about 1,000,000 of copies."— Allibone. See also The Bookseller, 1868, p. 451.

333. The Globe Edition. The Works of William Shakespeare
Edited by William George Clark and William Aldis Wright. Cambridge
and London Macmillan. [i vol. Svo] 1864.

334. The Plays of William Shakspere. Manchester : Ireland and
Co. [i vol. Svo] 1S64.

337. The Plays of William Shakespeare. Carefully edited by
Thomas Keightley. London : Bell and Daldy. [6 vols. Svo] 1864.

Marshall Portrait, Robinson, so. Has a Memoir, " taken from Mr. Dyce's."

338. The Reference Shakspere : A Memorial Edition of Shakspere's
Plays, containing Eleven Thousand Six Hundred References. Compiled
by John B. A4arsh, Manchester. Manchester : Heywood.

[i vol. Svo] 1S64.

339. The Works of William Shakespeare. Edited by Howard
Staunton. With Copious Notes, Glossary, Life, &c. London :
Routledge. [4 vols. Svo] 1864.

Portrait : copy of the Stratford Bust, by Robinson.

340. The Plays of William Shakspeare, accurately printed from the
Text of the Corrected Copies, left by the late George Steevens, Esq. and
Edmond Malone, Esq. With a Glossary. London : William Tegg.

[i vol. Svo] 1864.

Plates by Thurston. Printed by Childs of Bungay.



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341. The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare With copious
Glo



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