The Resource The plays and poems of William Shakspeare : in ten volumes : collated verbatim with the most authentick copies, and revised, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators : to which are added, an essay on the chronological order of his plays; an essay relative to Shakspeare and Jonson [sic]; a dissertation on the three parts of King Henry VI; an historical account of the English stage; and notes, by Edmond Malone

The plays and poems of William Shakspeare : in ten volumes : collated verbatim with the most authentick copies, and revised, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators : to which are added, an essay on the chronological order of his plays; an essay relative to Shakspeare and Jonson [sic]; a dissertation on the three parts of King Henry VI; an historical account of the English stage; and notes, by Edmond Malone

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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare : in ten volumes : collated verbatim with the most authentick copies, and revised, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators : to which are added, an essay on the chronological order of his plays; an essay relative to Shakspeare and Jonson [sic]; a dissertation on the three parts of King Henry VI; an historical account of the English stage; and notes
Title
The plays and poems of William Shakspeare
Title remainder
in ten volumes : collated verbatim with the most authentick copies, and revised, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators : to which are added, an essay on the chronological order of his plays; an essay relative to Shakspeare and Jonson [sic]; a dissertation on the three parts of King Henry VI; an historical account of the English stage; and notes
Statement of responsibility
by Edmond Malone
Title variation
Plays and poems of William Shakespeare
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Contributor
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Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • Shakespeare p. 4
  • T138858
  • p. 505
Citation source
  • Boston Public Library. Barton collection catalogue
  • ESTC
  • Jaggard, W. Shakespeare bibliography
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Thomas Pennant Barton Collection of Shakespeare and Shakespeariana (Boston Public Library)
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1564-1616
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Shakespeare, William
Dewey number
822.33
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2752
LC item number
.M36 1790
Literary form
dramas
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1741-1812
  • 1709-1784
  • 1688-1744
  • 1674-1718
  • 1736-1800
  • 1743-1827?
  • 1748-1827
  • active 1770-1820
  • 1751-1790
  • 1749-1824
  • 1734-1813
  • 1803-1869
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  • Malone, Edmond
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Pope, Alexander
  • Rowe, Nicholas
  • Steevens, George
  • Knight, Charles
  • Holloway, Thomas
  • Birrell, A.
  • Sherwin, J. K.
  • Sharp, William
  • Baldwin, Henry
  • Barton, Thomas Pennant
  • J., F., and C. Rivington (Firm)
  • Clarke & Bedford
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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare : in ten volumes : collated verbatim with the most authentick copies, and revised, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators : to which are added, an essay on the chronological order of his plays; an essay relative to Shakspeare and Jonson [sic]; a dissertation on the three parts of King Henry VI; an historical account of the English stage; and notes, by Edmond Malone
Link
https://archive.org/details/playspoemsofwill02shak_1
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Publication
Note
  • Each volume with vol. half-titles and dated vol. title pages; each play with a divisional title page
  • Illustrations, dated between 1786-1789, variously lettered by engravers: Charles Knight; Thos. Holloway; A. Birrell; J. Keyse Sherwin; and W. Sharp. And by artists: Ozias Humphry; I. Jordan; and G. Steevens. Morris dancers folded plate in v. 5
  • Prefaces of Johnson and Pope; and Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespear by Rowe in v. 1 pt. 1; History of the English Stage, emendations and additions, and directions to the binder in v. 1 pt. 2. Appendix and glossarial index in v. 10
Contents
v. 1 pt. 2. Tempest ; Two Gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor -- v. 2. Measure for measure ; Comedy of errors ; Much ado about nothing ; Love's labour's lost ; Midsummer-night's dream -- v. 3. Merchant of Venice ; As you like it ; Taming of the shrew ; All's well that ends well ; Pericles -- v. 4. Twelfth-night ; Winter's tale ; Macbeth ; King John -- v. 5. King Richard II ; King Henry IV ; King Henry V -- v. 6. King Henry VI ; King Richard III -- v. 7. King Henry VIII ; Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra -- v. 8. Timon of Athens ; Troilus and Cressida ; Cymbeline ; King Lear -- v. 9. Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello -- v. 10. Venus and Adonis ; Rape of Lucrece ; Sonnets ; Passionate Pilgrim ; Lover's complaint ; Titus Andronicus ; Romeus and Juliet
Extent
1 online resource (10 v. in 11
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound by Clarke and Bedford in red morocco double-panelled in gilt with the spines likewise panelled and tooled. The top edges of all text blocks are gilt. The armorial bookplate of the Barton Library is present on the front pastedowns.
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illustrations, port. (engravings, woodcuts))
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remote
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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare : in ten volumes : collated verbatim with the most authentick copies, and revised, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators : to which are added, an essay on the chronological order of his plays; an essay relative to Shakspeare and Jonson [sic]; a dissertation on the three parts of King Henry VI; an historical account of the English stage; and notes, by Edmond Malone
Link
https://archive.org/details/playspoemsofwill02shak_1
Publication
Note
  • Each volume with vol. half-titles and dated vol. title pages; each play with a divisional title page
  • Illustrations, dated between 1786-1789, variously lettered by engravers: Charles Knight; Thos. Holloway; A. Birrell; J. Keyse Sherwin; and W. Sharp. And by artists: Ozias Humphry; I. Jordan; and G. Steevens. Morris dancers folded plate in v. 5
  • Prefaces of Johnson and Pope; and Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespear by Rowe in v. 1 pt. 1; History of the English Stage, emendations and additions, and directions to the binder in v. 1 pt. 2. Appendix and glossarial index in v. 10
Contents
v. 1 pt. 2. Tempest ; Two Gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor -- v. 2. Measure for measure ; Comedy of errors ; Much ado about nothing ; Love's labour's lost ; Midsummer-night's dream -- v. 3. Merchant of Venice ; As you like it ; Taming of the shrew ; All's well that ends well ; Pericles -- v. 4. Twelfth-night ; Winter's tale ; Macbeth ; King John -- v. 5. King Richard II ; King Henry IV ; King Henry V -- v. 6. King Henry VI ; King Richard III -- v. 7. King Henry VIII ; Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra -- v. 8. Timon of Athens ; Troilus and Cressida ; Cymbeline ; King Lear -- v. 9. Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello -- v. 10. Venus and Adonis ; Rape of Lucrece ; Sonnets ; Passionate Pilgrim ; Lover's complaint ; Titus Andronicus ; Romeus and Juliet
Extent
1 online resource (10 v. in 11
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound by Clarke and Bedford in red morocco double-panelled in gilt with the spines likewise panelled and tooled. The top edges of all text blocks are gilt. The armorial bookplate of the Barton Library is present on the front pastedowns.
Other physical details
illustrations, port. (engravings, woodcuts))
Specific material designation
remote

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