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Main Author: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Other Author(s):  Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
Steevens, George, 1736-1800.
Title: The plays of William Shakespeare; with the corrections and
illustrations of various commentators, to which are
added notes by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens, with
an appendix.
Primary Material:  Book
Publisher: London, Printed for C. Bathurst, [etc.] 1773.
Description: 10 v. port. 23 cm.
Notes: First edition by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens.
Imperfect: "Appendixes" in v.10 wanting.
Vol.1 has general title page and special title page,
v.2-10 have special title page only.
Added title page of v.1 bound ahead of special title page.
Imprint varies slightly in spacing.
Bound in leather.
Autograph of W. Symons on title page of v.2.
Bookplate of Wm. Hales Symons.
Jaggard, W. Shakespeare bibl. 1911, p. 503.
Table of Contents:  v.1. Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry
wives of Windsor.
v.2. Measure for measure. Comedy of errors. Much ado about
nothing. Love's labour lost.
v.3. Midsummer night's dream. Merchant of Venice. As you
like it. Taming the shrew.
v.4. All's well that ends well. Twelfth Night. Winter's
tale. Macbeth.
v.5. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV, part I-II.
v.6. King Henry V. King Henry VI, part I-III.
v.7. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Coriolanus.
v.8. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Timon of Athens.
Titus Andronicus.
v.9. Troilus and Cressida. Cymbeline. King Lear.
v.10. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. Appendixes.
Location: Charles C. Wise Jr. Library, Rare Books Room (restricted)
Call Number: 822.33 1.5J637s
 

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