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The Works of William Shakespeare, the Text Formed from a New Collation of the Early Editions

Title

The Works of William Shakespeare, the Text Formed from a New Collation of the Early Editions
To which are added all the original novels and tales on which the plays are founded; copious archaeological annotations on each play: an essay on the formation of the text; and a life of the poet: by James O. Halliwell ... The illustrations and wood-engravings by Frederick William Fairholt.

Creator

Shakespeare, William

Description

v.1. Life of Shakespeare. Essay on the formation of the text. The tempest.
v.2. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. Local illustrations
Windsor and Brentford. l854.
v.3. Measure for measure. Comedy of errors. 1854.
v.4. Much ado about nothing. Love's labour's lost. 1855.
v.5. Midsummer night's dream. Merchant of Venice. 1856.
v.6. As you like it. Taming of the shrew. 1856.
v.7. All's well that ends well. Twelfth night, or, What you will. 1857.
v.8. Winter's tale. King John. l859.
v.9. Richard II. Henry V, pt. 1. 1859.
v.10. Henry IV, pt. 2. Henry V. 1861.
v.11. Henry VI, pt. 1-3. Richard III. 1863.
v.12. Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. Coriolanus. 1864.
v.13. Titus Andronicus. Romeo and Juliet. Timon of Athens. Julius Caesar. 1864.
v.14. Macbeth. Hamlet. King Lear. 1865.
v.15. Othello. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline, acts I-III. 1865.
v.16. Cymbeline, acts IV-V. Pericles. Poems. 1865.
Extracts from the novels and tales on which the plays are founded and sometimes reprints of the early quartos, are given in the introductions to the plays. The illustrations to the life (v. 1: p. 1-263) are mainly from Fairholt's "Home of Shakspere illustrated" ; Facsimiles include many from the first folio, or from contemporary works, both manuscript and printed.
Limited ed. of 150 copies

Source

UW-Milwaukee Libraries Special Collections

Publisher

London, Printed for the editor by J. E. Adlard

Date

1853-1865

Contributor

James O. Halliwell
Frederick William Fairholt

Rights

It is the responsibility of the researcher to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce for publication.

Format

16 v. fronts., illus., plates, facsims.
40 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(SPL)(SHAK) PR2753 .H2 1853

Files

sha1853aL.jpg

Citation

Shakespeare, William , “The Works of William Shakespeare, the Text Formed from a New Collation of the Early Editions,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 18, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/145.