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The dramatic works of Shakespeare.



Main Author: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Related Names: Corrall, Charles. , Pickering, William 1796-1854., Chalmers, Alexander 1759-1834.
Language(s): English
Published: London : William Pickering, 1826
Subjects: Point sizes (Type evidence) > Point sizes (Type evidence) / 4.5 point.
Note: Glossary: p. [769]-783.
Some copies have "Sketch of the life of Shakespeare, by Alexander Chalmers, A.M." ([v]-xii p.) inserted at beginning, followed by contents for a different ed. including the poems. Cf. Jaggard.
Some copies on India paper and/or on large paper. Cf. Lowndes and Jaggard.
A later printing has a different frontispiece port. with facsim. signature, engraved by H. Robinson; dated 1832.
Frontispiece port. of Shakespeare engraved by Augustus Fox from a painting by T. Stothard, after Droeshout; dated 1825.
Printed in "diamond" type (4 1/2 point). Cf. DeVinne, T.L. The practice of typography. 1900, p. 67-68.
Also issued with 38 plates engraved for Pickering's "miniature classics" edition, issued under title The plays of Shakespeare : in nine volumes (1825).
Added engraved t.p., illustrated (wanting in later printing).
Lenox Library.
Physical Description: [3], 783 p., [2] leaves of plates : ports. ; 17 cm.
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