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The works of Shakespeare

Print Book, English, 1901-1904
Printed at Edinburgh for Frederick A. Stokes Co., New York, 1901-1904
10 volumes : frontispieces (portraits) ; 33.5 x 22 cm
v. 1. Preliminary: Dedication of the first folio; To the great variety of readers; Memorial verses; Names of the actors. The tempest. The two gentlemen of Verona. The merry wives of Windsor. Measure for measure. The comedy of errors
v. 2. Much ado about nothing. Love's labour's lost. A midsummer night's dream. The merchant of Venice. As you like it
v. 3. The taming of the shrew. All's well that ends well. Twelfth night. The winter's tale
v. 4. King John. Richard the Second. Henry the Fourth, pt. I and II
v. 5. King Henry the Fifth. King Henry the Sixth, pt. I.-III
v. 6. King Richard the Third. King Henry the Eighth. Troilus and Cressida
v. 7. Coriolanus. Titus Andronicus. Romeo and Juliet. Timon of Athens
v. 8. Julius Caesar. Macbeth. Hamlet. King Lear
v. 9. Othello. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Pericles
v.10. The two noble kinsmen. Venus and Adonis. Lucrece. Sonnets, etc
Printed by T. and A. Constable, Printers to her late Majesty
"Of this work one thousand copies only have been printed for sale in England and America and the type has been distributed. This is copy No. 35." (v. 2,3,4,6,9,10, no. 66.)
"Presented to manager John J. McGraw of the New York National Baseball Club by the members of the team at the close of the season when the team broke all records for winning a consecutive number of games. In appreciation of his able leadership and generous treatment. New York, October 5, 1916." Autographed by the members of the team
"The text ... from Macbeth onwards, has been edited by Mr. Walter Raleigh."--Note in v. 10