The plays of William Shakespeare : in eight volumes : with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators /
to which are added notes by Sam. Johnson.
imprint
London : Printed for J. and R. Tonson ... [and 11 others], 1765.
description
8 v. : port.
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
uniform title
imprint
London : Printed for J. and R. Tonson ... [and 11 others], 1765.
contents note
v. 1. The tempest. A midsummer-night's dream. The two gentlemen of Verona. Measure for measure. The merchant of Venice.- v. 2. As you like it. Love's labour's lost. The winter's tale. Twelfth night. The merry wives of Windsor.- v. 3. The taming of the shrew. The comedy of errors. Much ado about nothing. All's well that ends well. The life and death of King John.- v. 4. The life and death of Richard the Second. The first part of King Henry the Fourth. The second part of King Henry the Fourth. The life of King Henry the Fifth. The first part of King Henry the Sixth.
v. 5. The second part of King Henry the Sixth. The third part of King Henry the Sixth. The life and death of Richard the Third. The life of King Henry the Eighth.- v. 6. The life and death of King Lear. Timon of Athens. Titus Andronicus. The tragedy of Macbeth. [C]aius Marcius Coriolanus.- v. 7. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Troilus and Cressida.- v. 8. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Othello, the Moor of Venice. Appendix.
general note
General t.p. in v. 1. only; each vol. has special t.p.
Vol. 1 includes Johnson's Preface, the prefaces to previous editions, and the life of Shakespeare by Rowe.
local note
RBSC copy: With the bookplate of Montagu George Knight.
catalogue key
3835818

  link to old catalogue

Report a problem