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A new variorum edition of Shakespeare /
edited by Horace Howard Furness ...
Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, 1871-
v. : facsims., plates, music.
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Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, 1871-
contents note
[v. 17] The tragedie of Iulius Caesar. 2nd ed. c1913.-- [v. 21] Henry the Fourth, Part 1. 1936.-- [v. 22] The Poems: Venus and Adonis, Lucrece, The passionate pilgrim, The phoenix and the turtle. A lover's complaint. 1938.-- [v. 23] The second part of Henry the Fourth. 1940.-- [v. 24-25] The sonnets, v. 1-2. 1944.-- [v. 26] Troilus and Cressida. 1953.
v. 1. Romeo and Juliet. 6th ed. c1871.-- v. 2. Macbeth. 1874; and 3rd ed. c1873.-- v. 3-4. Hamlet, v. 1, Text, v. 2, Appendix. 5th ed. c1877.-- v. 5. King Lear. 4th ed. c1880.-- v. 7. The merchant of Venice. 1888; and 10th ed. c1888.-- v. 8. As you like it. 1896.-- v. 9. The tempest. 1897.-- [v. 10] A midsommer nights dreame. 6th ed. c1895.-- v. 11. The winter's tale. 1898.-- [v. 12] Much adoe about nothing. 2nd ed. c1899.-- v. 13. Twelfe night, or, What you will. 1901.-- v. 14. Loues labour's lost. 1904 (2 cops.).-- [v. 15] The tragedie of Anthonie, and Cleopatra. 1907.
general note
Vols. 1-15 edited by Horace Howard Furness; v. 16-20, by Horace Howard Furness, Jr.; v. 21, by Samuel Burdett Hemingway; v. 22, 24-25, by Hyder Edward Rollins; v. 23, by Matthias A. Shaaber; v. 26, by Harold N. Hillebrand.
Vols. 21-27 issued under the sponsorship of the Modern Language Association of America.
Vols. with copyright date only probably printed between 1890 and 1920; these and later vols. published by J.B. Lippincott Co.
local note
RBSC copy: Vol. 2, Macbeth (1874): With 3 A.L.S. inserted at front: one from H.H. Furness to Mr. Bushnell; two from H.H. Furness, Jr. to Francis Wilson. Page 183 marked in MS. by H. Furness, Jr. to show method of revision. With the bookplate of Francis Wilson. Vol. 7, The merchant of Venice (1888): With the bookplate of James Eckersley.
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