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A6led at the Theatres. By Shakespear. London : Printed by R. Walker.

[i vol. duo.] 1734.

2219. The Merry Wives of Windsor ; a Comedy, Written by
Shakspeare ; and revised by J. P. Kemble, Esq. London: Published by
C. Lowndes. [i vol. 8vo] 1797-

2222. Shakspeare^s Merry Wives of IFindsor^ a Comedy, revised
by J. P. Kemble ; and now first published as it is acted 2t The Theatre
Royal m Covent Garden. London: J. Ridgway. [i vol. 8vo] 1804.

2227. The Merry Wives of Windsor ; a Comedy, in Five Acts ; by
William Shakspeare. As performed at the Theatres Royal, Drury Lane
and Covent Garden. Printed under the Authority of the Managers from
the Prompt Book. With Remarks by Mrs. Jnchbald. [Inchbald's British
Theatre, vol. 3.] London: Longman. [i vol. duo.] 1808.

2235. The Merry Wives of Windsor, a Comedy ; By W.
Shakspeare. IFith Prefatory Remarks. As it is performed at the Theatres
Royal. [Oxberry's New English Drama, vol. 8.] London: Simpkin, etc.

[i vol. duo.] 1820.



iSnglislj lEtiitions of ti)t Separate ^la»s. 71

2237. Merry Wives of Windsor. [With Illustrations bv R.
Smirke, R.A.] London. Rodwell & Martin. [i vol. 8vo] 1821.

2241. The Merry Wives of Windsor : a Comedy, In Five Acts,
by William Shakspeare. With Remarks, Biographical and Critical, by
D. — G. [George Daniel.] Cumberland's British Theatre. London :
Davidson. [i vol. duo., n.d., about 1824.]

2243. Songs, Duetts, Sec. introduced in Shakspearis Revived Play
of the Merry Wives of Windsor, Selected entirely {with one exception) from
the Plays, Poems and Sonnets of Shakspeare. Acted at the Theatre
Royal, Drury Lane. The M -sic Composed and Adapted by Mr. Horn^ with
the exception of Four Pieces^ Composed and Selected by Mr. Parry. London.
Sampson Low. [i vol. 8vo] 1824.

2254. Shakespeare's Play of the Merry Wives of Windsor: in Five
Acts. Glasgow: Cameron. [i vol. sm. 8vo] i860.

2261. The Merry Wives of Windsor. A Comedy, in Five Acts.
By William Shakespeare. T. H. Lacy, London.

[i vol. duo., N.D., about 1870.]

2265. Shakspeare's Comedy of the Merry Wives of Windsor.
With Notes Critical and Explanatory. By the Rev. John Hunter, M.A,
London: Longmans. [i vol. duo.] 1872.



% iWtBsummer Ktgi^t'ft jiream«

"A Midsummer-Night's Dream was first printed in 1600.'' Knight.

A Midfommer Nights Dreame. As it hath beene fundry
Times publikely a6led. By the Right Honourable, the Lord Chamberlaine
his Seruants. Written by William Shakespeare. Printed by lames
Roberts. 1600.

Stee-vens's Reprint, 1 766. See Selections, p. 37, No. 501.

2289. A Midsommer Nights Dreame. By Mr. William Shake-
speare. 1623.

The Text from the Folio of 1623 ; imth Notices of the knotvn Editions preuioujly ijfued. London.
L. Booth. 1 I vol. 4toJ 1862.

2295. The Merry Conceited Humours of Bottom the Weaver, a
Droll composed out of the Comic Scenes of the Midsummer Night's Dream.

About A.D. 1646.

Edited bv J. O. Halliwell, Esq, F.R.S. London: Printed for the Editor, [i vol. sm. Svoj
i860. ■



72 Sfjafefspcare iWcmonal Hiijiari?, Birmingi^am.

2300. The Merry conceited Humors of Bottom The Weaver.
As It hath been often publikely A£led by fome of his Majefties Comedians,
and lately, privately, prefented, by feveral Apprentices for their harmlefs
recreation, with Great Applaufe. London Printed, for F. Klrkman and
H. Marfh. 1661,

Ashbee's Occasional Fac-simile Reprints, No. 13 London, [i vol. 4to] 1871. Only 100
copies printed. This is No. i, signed " E. W. Aslibee." This is the Comical Part of the

Midsummer Night's Dream, printed separately. Bohn's Lowndes.

2311. The Fairy-Oueen : An Opera. Reprefented at the Oueen''s-
Theatre By Their Adajesties Servants. London^ Printed for 'Jacob Tonfon.

[i vol. 4to] 1692.

Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream, improved and adapted to the taste of the time.
Contains a "Dance of 6 Monkeys" and a "Grand Dance of 24 Chinefes," also some curious
slang of the period.

2327. The Fairies. An Opera. Taken from A Midfummer
Night's Dream, Written by Shakespear. As it is Performed at the Theatre-
Royal in Drury-Lane. The Songs from Shakespear, Milton, Waller,
Dryden, Lansdown, Hammond, &:c. The Music compofed by Mr. Smith.
London: [l vol. duo.] 1756.

2330. A Fairy Tale. In Two Acts. Taken from Shakespeare.
As it is Performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. London : J. and
R. Tonson. [i vol. 8vo] 1763.

2332. A Midfummer Night's Dream. Written by Shakespeare :
with Alterations and Additions and Several New Songs. [By David
Garrick.] As it is Performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.
London: J. and R. Tonson. [i vol. 8vo] 1763.

2346. A Midsummer Night's Dream, Written by Shakspeare :
with Alterations, Additions, and New Songs ; as it is performed at the
Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden. [By F. Reynolds.] London: John
Miller. [i vol. 8vo] 18 16.

2350. A Midsummer-Night's Dream : A Comedy, In Five Acts,
bv William Shakspeare. With Remarks, Biographical and Critical, by
D. — G. [George Daniel.] Cumberland's British Theatre. London :
Music-Publishing Company. [i vol. duo., n.d., about 1828.]

2368. Shakspere's Midsummer Night's Dream. Dublin : University
Press. J. McGlashan, [i vol. 8vo] 1853.

With Illustrations, as designed and modelled by W. Boyton Kirk, for a Dessert Service manu-
factured by Messrs. Kerr, Binns, and Company, for the Dublin Great Exhibition of 1853.
Lithographed by Day & Son.



iSngUsi) iEOitions of t\)^ ^ejjaratc IJlays. 73

2375. Shakespeare's Play of A Midsummer Night's Dream Arranged
for Representation at the Princess's Theatre, with Historical and Explana-
tory Notes, by Charles Kean. As first performed on Wednesday, October
15th, 1856. Entered at Stationers' Hall. London : J. K. Chapman.

[i vol. 8vo] 1856.

2378. Shakespeare's Play of A Midsummer Night's Dream : in
Five Acts. Glasgow: Cameron. [i vol. sm. 8vo] 1861.

2381. A Midsummer-Night's Dream. A Comedy, in Five Acts.
By William Shakespeare. T. H. Lacy, London.

[i vol. duo., N.D., about 1866.]

2386. Shakspeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-Night's Dream.
With Notes Critical and Explanatory. By the Rev. John Hunter, M.A.
London: Longmans, etc. [i vol. duo.] 1870.



IHurfj ^tio ^tjout Notijtng.

"Much Ado about Nothing was first printed in 1600." Knight.

Much adoe about Nothing. As it hath been fundrie Times
publikely a£led by The Right Honourable, the Lord Chamberlaine his
Seruants. Written by William Shakespeare. London : Printed by V.S.
for Andrew Wise, and William Aspley. 1600.

Stee-venis Reprint, 1 7 66. .See Selections, p. 37, No. 501.

2411. Much adoe about Nothing. As it hath been fundrie tifnes
publikely a6led by the right honourable, the Lord Chamberlaine his
feruants JVritten by JVilUain Shakespeare. London Printed by V.S.
for Andrew Wife, and William Afpley. 1600.

Shakespeare'' s Comedy of Much Ado About Nothing ; Photo-lithographed, by Express Permission,
and under the Superintendence of Mr. H. Staunton, from the matchless Original of 1600,
In the Library of the Earl of Ellesmere. R. Preston, P/wfo. London : Day & Son. [i vol. 4toj
1864.

In this Edition, the name of " Kemp," the actor, is printed instead of Dogberry, in the fourth
act 5 and that of " Coivley" for Verges. This curious mistake is repeated in all the four folio
Editions, and on p. 372 of Rowe's Edition, 1709.

2414. Much AdoC' About Nothing. By Mr. IVilUam Shakespeare.

1623.

The Text from the Folio of 1623 ; ivith Notices of the knoiun Editions preuioujly iffued. London.
L. Booth, [i vol. 4toJ 1862.

2429. Much Ado About Nothing. By Shakespear. Londo?i :
Printed by R. Walker at Shake/pear s Head. [i vol. duo.] 1735.

2431. The Universal Passion. A Comedy. As it is Ad:ed at
the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane., By His Majesty's Servants. [By
J. Miller.] London: J. Watts. [i vol. 8vo] 1737.



74 Si^afecspearc fWcmortal Htferarp, Btrmingijam.

2435. Much Ado About Nothing, a Comedy of Five Acts. By-
William Shakespear. Newly adapted to the Stage. With Alterations by
J. Hatton, Comedian. Edinburgh : Williamson. [i vol. duo.] 1774-

2443. Much Ado About Nothing ; a Comedy, in Five Acts ; by
William Shakspeare. As performed at the Theatres Royal, Drury Lane
and Covent Garden. Printed under the Authority of the Managers from
the Prompt Book. With Remarks by Mrs. Inchbald. [InchbaWs British
Theatre, vol. 2.] London: Longman. [i vol. duo.] i8o8.

2446. Shakspeare's Much Ado About Nothing, a Comedy. Revised
by J. P. Kemble ; and now first published as it is acted at The Theatre
Royal in Covent Garden. London : Printed for the Theatre.

[i vol. 8vo] i8io.

2455. Much Ado About Nothing. J Comedy ; By W. Shakspeare.
IP^ith Prefatory Remarks^ [signed P.P.] As it is performed at the Theatres
Royal. [Oxberry"'s New English Drama, vol. i8.] London. Simpkin,
etc. [i vol. duo.] 1823.

2469. Much Ado About Nothing. A Comedy, in Five Acts. By
William Shakespeare. T. H. Lacy, London.

[i vol. duo., N.D., about 1866.]

2472. Much Ado About Nothing : a Comedy, In Five Acts, by
William Shakspeare. With Remarks by D. — G. [George Daniel.]
Cumberland's British Theatre. T. H. Lacy, London.

[i vol. duo., N.D., about 1870.]

2475. Shakspeare''s Comedy of Much Ado About Nothing. With
Critical and Explanatory Notes. By the Rev. John Hunter, M.A.
London: Longmans. [i vol. duo.] 1872.



Shakespeare's Tragedy of Othello appears to have been first printed in 1622.

The Tragoedy of Othello, the Moore of Venice. As it hath
beene diuerfe times a6led at the Glohe^ and at the Black-Friers^ by his
Maiefties Seruants. Written by William Shakespeare. London, Printed
by A^.O. for Thomas Walk ley. 1622.

Steewnss Reprint, 1766. See Selections, p. 38, No. 501.

2495. The Tragedie of Othello the Moore of Venice. By Mr.
William Shakespeare. 1623.

Tlie Text from the Folio of 1623 ; ivith a Notice of the Edition prcuiotijly ijjued. London. L.
Booth, [i vol. 4to] 1864.



iSnglisi) IHOitions of t\)t Separate |)laijs. 75

2498. The Tragoedy of Othello, the Moore of Venice. Js it hcith
heene diuerfe times a£ied at the Globe, and at the Black-Friers, by his
Maiesties Seruants. JVritten by William Shakefpeare. London^ Printed
by J. M. for Richard Hawkins^ and are to be fold at his fhoppe in
Chancery-Lane, neere Sergeants-Inne. [i vol. 4to] 1630.

Collation : 48 leaves Including title, which is a fac-simile. Pp. 48, 49 are misprinted 49, 48 ; pp.
77 and 80 are repeated 5 p. 82 is misprinted 83 ; 84 is repeated and 85 omitted. "This copy
exhibits an immense number of changed and suppressed passages, run through with a pen. The
whole piece is overturned, ivhule scenes and dramatis persona being cut out. Judging from the
ink, it would appear that these inconceivable mutilations, &c. have been made in the XVlIth
Century, probably for the stage, by ignorant players, who have not even hesitated to substitute
their own verses for those of Shakespeare." Extract from sale catalogue of Lihri Collection,
Reser-ved Portion, 1862.

"' This edition,^ says Mr. Dyce, ^contains some important "various readings.''" Bohn's Lowndes.

2512. Othello, the Moor of Venice. A Tragedy, As it hath been
divers times a6led at the Globe^ and at the Black-Friers : And now at the
Theater Royal, by His Majesties Servants. Written by William Shake-
fpear. London^ Printed for TF. IVeak^ and are to be fold by Richard
Bentley and M. Magnes in Rujfel Street near Covent Garden^

[i vol. 4to] 168 1.

2515. Othello, the Moor of Venice. A Tragedy. As it hath been
divers times A6led at the Globe^ and at the Black-Friers : And now at the
Theatre Royal, by His Majesties Servants. Written by JVilUam Shake-
fpear. London^ Printed for Richard Bentley and S. Magnes in Rujjel-Street
near Covent-Garden^ [i vol. 4to] 1687.

2518. Othello, the Moor of Venice. A Tragedy. As it hath been
divers times Ailed at the Globe., and at the Black-Friers : and now at the
Theatre Royal, by His Majesties Servants. Written by William Shake-
fpear. London., Printed iov Richard Bentley., [l vol. 4to] 1695.

2529. Othello, the Moor of Venice. A Tragedy. As it hath been
divers times A6led at the Globe., and at the Black-Friers : And now at the
Theatre Royal, by Her Majesties Servants. Written by W. Shake/pear.
London: Printed for i^. Wellington. [l vol. 4to] 1705.

2562. Othello, the Moor of Venice. A Tragedy. As it is now
a6led at the Theatres Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. Written
by W. Shakespeare. London, Printed for H. Woodfall, etc.

[l vol. duo.] 1765,

In Dramatics by JV. Shakespear and Others. London: 1 766.

2569. Othello, the Moor of Venice. A Tragedy. By William
Shakespeare. Collated with the Old and Modern Editions. [By Charles
Jennens.] London, Printed by Bowyer and Nichols.

[1 vol. 8vo] 1773.



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2572. Othello, the A4oor of Venice. A Tragedy. As it is Adled
at the Theatres-Royal in L^rury-Lane and Covent-Garden. By William
Shakespeare. London : W. Oxlade. [i vol. duo.] 1777.

25S0. Othello ; A Tragedy, by Shakespeare, as performed at the
Theatres-Royal. Regulated from the Prompt-Books, by Permiss'ioii of the
Managers. With an Introduction, and Notes Critical and Illustrative.
London : J. Barker. [i vol. duo., N.D., about 1800.]

2583. Shakspeare's Othello, the Moor of Venice, a Tragedy, revised
by J, P. Kemble ; and now first published as it is acted at The Theatre
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