The Resource Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare : with a list of essays and dissertations on his dramatic writings, &c., by John Britton, F.S.A

Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare : with a list of essays and dissertations on his dramatic writings, &c., by John Britton, F.S.A

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Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare : with a list of essays and dissertations on his dramatic writings, &c.
Title
Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare
Title remainder
with a list of essays and dissertations on his dramatic writings, &c.
Statement of responsibility
by John Britton, F.S.A
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
Cataloged
Cataloging source
PLF
Citation location within source
Shakespeariana, entry 1116
Citation source
Boston Public Library. Catalogue of the Barton Collection
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1771-1857
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Britton, John
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PR3628
  • Z239.2
LC item number
  • B86
  • .W49 1814b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1767-1840
  • 1771-1857
  • 1803-1869
  • 1781-1829
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  • Whittingham, Charles
  • Britton, John
  • Barton, Thomas Pennant
  • Thurlow, Edward Hovell-Thurlow
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Shakespeare, William
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Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare : with a list of essays and dissertations on his dramatic writings, &c., by John Britton, F.S.A
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Publication
Note
A separate printing (with different pagination) than the same essay published in the introduction to the 1814 Whittingham edition of the Dramatic works of Shakspeare. Not intended for sale, only 25 copies were printed on larger paper, interleaved
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Extent
1 online resource (34 pages)
Form of item
online
Note
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy cataloged under call no. G.3940.17 quarterbound in red leather and brown paper. The armorial bookplate of the Barton Library is present on the front pastedown. A presentation inscription from the author to Lord Thurlow, dated Dec., 1814, is present on the recto of the front free endpaper. A slip with binder's instructions, in the hand of T.P. Barton, is present on the verso of the same leaf. Tipped in before the title page is a letter from Britton, dated Jan. 15, 1812 regarding his ability to send the recipient illustrations pertaining to the Antiquities of Essex. The letter is addressed to "Crown Rd., Esq.[?]"
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy cataloged under call no. G.3940.18 halfbound in black leather and papier tourniquet. The armorial bookplate of the Barton Library is present on the front pastedown and an engraved bookplate showing two swordsmen attacking cannon on a hilltop, signed with the initials TI[?] is present on the recto of the front free endpaper. Bound-in at the front of this copy are numerous notes, primarily in Britton's own hand, relating to Shakespeare and Shakespeariana, including notes on the editions of Malone and others, Shakespearian portraiture, a list of people to whom Britton gave copies of Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare, and an annotated page from the catalog of the Waldron sale (May, 1818). The text itself is heavily annotated in Britton's hand, and various clippings, notes, pieces of correspondence, and pages from other books and auction catalogs are affixed to the interleaving pages and endpapers.
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remote
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Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare : with a list of essays and dissertations on his dramatic writings, &c., by John Britton, F.S.A
Link
Publication
Note
A separate printing (with different pagination) than the same essay published in the introduction to the 1814 Whittingham edition of the Dramatic works of Shakspeare. Not intended for sale, only 25 copies were printed on larger paper, interleaved
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Extent
1 online resource (34 pages)
Form of item
online
Note
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy cataloged under call no. G.3940.17 quarterbound in red leather and brown paper. The armorial bookplate of the Barton Library is present on the front pastedown. A presentation inscription from the author to Lord Thurlow, dated Dec., 1814, is present on the recto of the front free endpaper. A slip with binder's instructions, in the hand of T.P. Barton, is present on the verso of the same leaf. Tipped in before the title page is a letter from Britton, dated Jan. 15, 1812 regarding his ability to send the recipient illustrations pertaining to the Antiquities of Essex. The letter is addressed to "Crown Rd., Esq.[?]"
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy cataloged under call no. G.3940.18 halfbound in black leather and papier tourniquet. The armorial bookplate of the Barton Library is present on the front pastedown and an engraved bookplate showing two swordsmen attacking cannon on a hilltop, signed with the initials TI[?] is present on the recto of the front free endpaper. Bound-in at the front of this copy are numerous notes, primarily in Britton's own hand, relating to Shakespeare and Shakespeariana, including notes on the editions of Malone and others, Shakespearian portraiture, a list of people to whom Britton gave copies of Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare, and an annotated page from the catalog of the Waldron sale (May, 1818). The text itself is heavily annotated in Britton's hand, and various clippings, notes, pieces of correspondence, and pages from other books and auction catalogs are affixed to the interleaving pages and endpapers.
Specific material designation
remote

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