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The dramatic works of William Shakespeare.

Print Book, English, 1826
C. Whittingham, Chiswick, 1826
10 volumes, 37 plates : illustrations, portrait ; 17 cm
V. 1. Life of Shakespeare. Seven ages of man [illus.] Will. Commendatory verses. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. Twelfth night
v. 2. Measure for measure. Midsummer-night's dream. Much ado about nothing. Love's labour's lost
v. 3. Merchant of Venice. As you like it. All's well that ends well. Taming of the shrew
v. 4. Winter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John
v. 5. Richard II. Henry IV, pt. 1-2. Henry V
v. 6. Henry VI, pt. 1-3
v. 7. Richard III. Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida
v. 8. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Cæsar. Antony and Cleopatra
v. 9. Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles. King Lear
v. 10. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello
"With sixty engravings on wood, by John Thompson; from drawings by Stothard, Corbould, Harvey, etc." (cf. half-title); title vignettes
"The text ... is formed upon those of Steevens and Malone, occasionaly compared with the early editions."--Pref., p. xvii