Front cover image for Shakspeare's dramatic works : with explanatory notes

Shakspeare's dramatic works : with explanatory notes

Print Book, English, MDCCXC [1790]
A new edition to which is now added a copious index to the remarkable passages and words View all formats and editions
Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, London, MDCCXC [1790]
3 v. : 1 port. (engraving) ; 24 cm (8vo)
V. 1: Preface to the first ed. (dated June, 1784). Preface to the present ed. Subscribers. Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakspeare / written by Mr. Rowe. Shakspeare's will. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. Measure for measure. Comedy of errors. Much ado about nothing. Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream. Merchant of Venice. As you like it. Taming of the shrew. All's well that ends well. Twelfth night. Winter's tale. Macbeth. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV, part 1. King Henry IV, part 2. King Henry V
v. 2: King Henry VI, part 1. King Henry VI, part 2. King Henry VI, part 3. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Coriolanus. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Timon of Athens. Titus Andronicus. Troilus and Cressida. Cymbeline. King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello
v. 3: Index
Edition statement follows "explanatory notes" on title page
Vol. 1-2 are continuously paginated and are printed in 2 columns
Engraved frontispiece portrait lettered: Engraved by W. Sherwin from the original Folio edition; publish'd Septr. 1790 by Iohn Stockdale
Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespear by Rowe in v.1
With a list of subscribers and booksellers; and notes to bookbinders, including spine labels for binding, in v. 1. With errata, and 4 final leaves of Stockdale's advertisements in v. 3