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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare :
illustrated ; embracing a life of the poet, and notes, original and selected.


Main Author: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Related Names: Collier, John Payne 1789-1883., Peabody, Oliver William Bourn 1799-1848., Singer, Samuel Weller 1783-1858., Symmons, Charles 1749-1826.
Language(s): English
Published: Boston : Phillips, Sampson and company, 1850-51.
Edition: Boston edition
Note: Editions vary: v. 3 published in 1854; v. 4-8 published in 1857.
Each play preceded by portrait of female character from that play.
Edited by Oliver W.B. Peabody; based on Singer's edition, "carefully compared" with the folio of 1623; with the life by Dr. Symmons, revised, and "New facts regarding the life of Shakespeare," by Collier. Cf. "Advertisement," Pref. to the 1836 ed. and J. Sherzer, American editions of Shakespeare (MLA publ., v. 22, p. 657-660)
Vol. 8 has special t.-p. only: The poetical works of William Shakspeare; with notes illustrative and explanatory; together with a supplementary notice to the Roman plays.
Vol 2-5 have half-title: Shakspeare's dramatic works.
Vol. 1 has added t.-p., illustrated: Shakspeare's complete works. Boston edition ... 1851.
Physical Description: 8 v. ([38] leaves of plates) : ports. ; 26 cm.
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