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The Resource Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Steevens, & Reed

Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Steevens, & Reed

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Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Steevens, & Reed
Title
Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Steevens, & Reed
Title variation
Shakespeare, from the text of Johnson, Steevens, & Reed
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Contributor
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Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DFo
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Miniature classics
Label
Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Steevens, & Reed
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title and publication information from printed wrapper
  • Publisher's address changes to "57, Chancery Lane" starting with Winter's tale (pt. XIII)
  • Each part has an engraved frontispiece and a half-title; Richard II (pt. XVII) has no frontispiece but a slip with this note: "In consequence of a disappointment with the plate intended for this number, it is unavoidably deferred to the next, in which two will be given;" actually issued with King Henry IV pt. 2 (pt. XIX). A slip with a similar note is bound in Coriolanus (pt. XXVIII); issued with Julius Caesar (pt. XXIX)
  • Each part has a printed wrapper with series information on the outside back, except for pt. I, in which the outside back wrapper is blank; variant state of pt. 1 wrapper: series information present, and Chancery Street address in the imprint. Part 1 has a prospectus for "a Diamond Shakspeare," and other advertisements. Pt. 38 contains a glossary, along with volume title pages dated 1825 and half-titles for binding into a 9-volume set
  • Also issued by the publisher as a 9-volume set. See Keynes, G. William Pickering, publisher, p. 88
  • "Price 1s. 6d."--Wrapper
Contents
pt. I. The tempest -- pt. II. Two gentlemen of Verona -- pt. III. Midsummer-night's dream -- pt. IV. Merry wives of Windsor -- pt. V. Twelfth-Night -- pt. VI. Much ado about nothing -- pt. VII. Measure for measure -- pt. VIII. Love's labours lost -- pt. IX. Merchant of Venice -- pt. X. As you like it --pt. XI. All's well that ends well -- pt. XII. Taming of the shrew pt. XIII. Winter's tale -- pt. XIV. Comedy of errors -- pt. XV. Macbeth -- pt. XVI. King John --pt. XVII. King Richard II -- pt. XVIII. King Henry IV, part 1 -- pt. XIX. King Henry IV, part 2 -- pt. XX. King Henry V -- pt. XXI. King Henry VI, part 1 -- pt. XXII. King Henry VI, part 2 -- pt. XXIII. King Henry VI, part 3 --pt. XXIV. King Richard III -- pt. XXV. King Henry VIII -- pt. XXVI. Troilus and Cressida -- pt. XXVII. Timon of Athens -- pt. XXVIII. Coriolanus -- pt. XXIX. Julius Caesar -- pt. XXX. Antony and Cleopatra -- pt. XXXI. Cymbaline -- pt. XXXII. Titus Andronicus -- pt. XXXIII. Pericles, Prince of Tyre -- pt. XXXIV. King Lear -- pt. XXXV. Romeo and Juliet -- pt. XXXVI. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark -- pt. XXXVII. Othello, the Moor of Venice -- pt. XXXVIII. Glossary
Dimensions
88 mm (48mo?)
Extent
38 pts.
Note
Spec.Coll. copy, pt.III: Illustrated wrappers. Purchase, Pickering & Chatto; gift, Friends of the Library, 1984.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)810089000
  • ucoclc810089000
Label
Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Steevens, & Reed
Publication
Note
  • Title and publication information from printed wrapper
  • Publisher's address changes to "57, Chancery Lane" starting with Winter's tale (pt. XIII)
  • Each part has an engraved frontispiece and a half-title; Richard II (pt. XVII) has no frontispiece but a slip with this note: "In consequence of a disappointment with the plate intended for this number, it is unavoidably deferred to the next, in which two will be given;" actually issued with King Henry IV pt. 2 (pt. XIX). A slip with a similar note is bound in Coriolanus (pt. XXVIII); issued with Julius Caesar (pt. XXIX)
  • Each part has a printed wrapper with series information on the outside back, except for pt. I, in which the outside back wrapper is blank; variant state of pt. 1 wrapper: series information present, and Chancery Street address in the imprint. Part 1 has a prospectus for "a Diamond Shakspeare," and other advertisements. Pt. 38 contains a glossary, along with volume title pages dated 1825 and half-titles for binding into a 9-volume set
  • Also issued by the publisher as a 9-volume set. See Keynes, G. William Pickering, publisher, p. 88
  • "Price 1s. 6d."--Wrapper
Contents
pt. I. The tempest -- pt. II. Two gentlemen of Verona -- pt. III. Midsummer-night's dream -- pt. IV. Merry wives of Windsor -- pt. V. Twelfth-Night -- pt. VI. Much ado about nothing -- pt. VII. Measure for measure -- pt. VIII. Love's labours lost -- pt. IX. Merchant of Venice -- pt. X. As you like it --pt. XI. All's well that ends well -- pt. XII. Taming of the shrew pt. XIII. Winter's tale -- pt. XIV. Comedy of errors -- pt. XV. Macbeth -- pt. XVI. King John --pt. XVII. King Richard II -- pt. XVIII. King Henry IV, part 1 -- pt. XIX. King Henry IV, part 2 -- pt. XX. King Henry V -- pt. XXI. King Henry VI, part 1 -- pt. XXII. King Henry VI, part 2 -- pt. XXIII. King Henry VI, part 3 --pt. XXIV. King Richard III -- pt. XXV. King Henry VIII -- pt. XXVI. Troilus and Cressida -- pt. XXVII. Timon of Athens -- pt. XXVIII. Coriolanus -- pt. XXIX. Julius Caesar -- pt. XXX. Antony and Cleopatra -- pt. XXXI. Cymbaline -- pt. XXXII. Titus Andronicus -- pt. XXXIII. Pericles, Prince of Tyre -- pt. XXXIV. King Lear -- pt. XXXV. Romeo and Juliet -- pt. XXXVI. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark -- pt. XXXVII. Othello, the Moor of Venice -- pt. XXXVIII. Glossary
Dimensions
88 mm (48mo?)
Extent
38 pts.
Note
Spec.Coll. copy, pt.III: Illustrated wrappers. Purchase, Pickering & Chatto; gift, Friends of the Library, 1984.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)810089000
  • ucoclc810089000

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