The Resource The plays and poems of William Shakspeare : corrected from the latest and best London editions, with notes, by Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. ; to which are added a glossary and the life of the author ; embellished with a striking likeness from the collection of His Grace the Duke of Chandos

The plays and poems of William Shakspeare : corrected from the latest and best London editions, with notes, by Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. ; to which are added a glossary and the life of the author ; embellished with a striking likeness from the collection of His Grace the Duke of Chandos

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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare : corrected from the latest and best London editions, with notes
Title
The plays and poems of William Shakspeare
Title remainder
corrected from the latest and best London editions, with notes
Statement of responsibility
by Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. ; to which are added a glossary and the life of the author ; embellished with a striking likeness from the collection of His Grace the Duke of Chandos
Title variation
Plays and poems of William Shakespeare
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Contributor
Binder
Editor
Engraver
Former owner
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
AZS
Citation location within source
  • W28892
  • 29496, 31180
  • p. 507
Citation source
  • ESTC
  • Evans
  • Jaggard, W. Shakespeare bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shakespeare, William
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR2752
LC item number
.J7 1795
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1709-1784
  • 1769?-1819
  • 1803-1869
  • 1775?-1814
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Field, Robert
  • Barton, Thomas Pennant
  • Diamond, Maria E.
  • Condie, Thomas
  • Bioren & Madan
Label
The plays and poems of William Shakspeare : corrected from the latest and best London editions, with notes, by Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. ; to which are added a glossary and the life of the author ; embellished with a striking likeness from the collection of His Grace the Duke of Chandos
Link
https://archive.org/details/playspoemsofwill01shak
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The first edition of Shakespeare's Works produced outside the British Isles (Jaggard)
  • Volumes 1-3 are dated 1795, volumes 4-8 are dated 1796
  • All volumes with a volume title page and volume half-title; each play and the Poems of Shakspeare with a divisional title
  • All plays are paginated and signed continuously. The poems are paginated and signed separately from the plays in v. 8
  • Engraved frontispiece portrait lettered: Engraved by R. Field
  • Preface by the American editors, the life of the author, and a glossary in v. 1
Contents
v. 1. Tempest ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Measure for measure ; Comedy of errors -- v. 2. Much ado about nothing ; Love's labour's lost ; Midsummer-night's dream ; Merchant of Venice ; As you like it -- v. 3. Taming of the shrew ; All's well that ends well ; Twelfth-night ; Winter's tale ; Macbeth -- v. 4. King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry IV ; King Henry V -- v. 5. King Henry VI ; King Richard III -- v. 6. King Henry VIII ; Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra -- v. 7. Timon of Athens ; Troilus and Cressida ; Titus Andronicus ; Cymbeline ; King Lear -- v. 8. Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello ; Venus and Adonis ; Tarquin and Lucrece ; Sonnets ; Passionate pilgrim ; Lover's complaint
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (8 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy 1 bound by Thomas Condie in full, red, straight-grained morocco panelled in gilt. Condie's binders' ticket is present on the front pastedown, as is the armorial bookplate of the Barton Library. The autograph of Maria E. Diamond is present at the head of all title pages.
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy 2 halfbound in brown leather and papier tourniquet over boards (as described by Wolfe in Marbled papers). The embossed stamp of the Library is present on the title pages.
Other physical details
1 port.)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The plays and poems of William Shakspeare : corrected from the latest and best London editions, with notes, by Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. ; to which are added a glossary and the life of the author ; embellished with a striking likeness from the collection of His Grace the Duke of Chandos
Link
https://archive.org/details/playspoemsofwill01shak
Publication
Note
  • The first edition of Shakespeare's Works produced outside the British Isles (Jaggard)
  • Volumes 1-3 are dated 1795, volumes 4-8 are dated 1796
  • All volumes with a volume title page and volume half-title; each play and the Poems of Shakspeare with a divisional title
  • All plays are paginated and signed continuously. The poems are paginated and signed separately from the plays in v. 8
  • Engraved frontispiece portrait lettered: Engraved by R. Field
  • Preface by the American editors, the life of the author, and a glossary in v. 1
Contents
v. 1. Tempest ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Measure for measure ; Comedy of errors -- v. 2. Much ado about nothing ; Love's labour's lost ; Midsummer-night's dream ; Merchant of Venice ; As you like it -- v. 3. Taming of the shrew ; All's well that ends well ; Twelfth-night ; Winter's tale ; Macbeth -- v. 4. King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry IV ; King Henry V -- v. 5. King Henry VI ; King Richard III -- v. 6. King Henry VIII ; Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra -- v. 7. Timon of Athens ; Troilus and Cressida ; Titus Andronicus ; Cymbeline ; King Lear -- v. 8. Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello ; Venus and Adonis ; Tarquin and Lucrece ; Sonnets ; Passionate pilgrim ; Lover's complaint
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (8 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy 1 bound by Thomas Condie in full, red, straight-grained morocco panelled in gilt. Condie's binders' ticket is present on the front pastedown, as is the armorial bookplate of the Barton Library. The autograph of Maria E. Diamond is present at the head of all title pages.
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy 2 halfbound in brown leather and papier tourniquet over boards (as described by Wolfe in Marbled papers). The embossed stamp of the Library is present on the title pages.
Other physical details
1 port.)
Specific material designation
remote

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