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The plays of William Shakespeare ..

Print Book, English, 1803-1805
Printed by T. Bensley, for Wynne and Scholey, London, 1803-1805
9 volumes ; 21 cm
v. 1. Life of Shakespeare [by N. Rowe]. Observations on each play [by Johnson]. The Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. The merry wives of Windsor. Twelfth night. Measure for measure
v. 2. Much ado about nothing. Midsummer night's dream. Love's labour's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you like it
v. 3. All's well that ends well. Taming of the shrew. Winter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth
v. 4. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV, pt. 1-2. King Henry V
v. 5. Macbeth. As you like it. Titus Andronicus. Pericles
v. 6. King Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. Timon and Cressida. Coriolanus
v. 7. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles
v. 8. King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello
v. 9. Measure for measure. King Henry V. Othello. Glossary
The special t.p. prefixed to each play describes this as "Accurately printed from the text of Mr. Steevens's last edition." Each play is paged separately, but without plates