The plays of William Shakspeare :in miniature.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-318856

Description

9 v. : 1 port. (engraving) ; 11 cm.

Details

Originator

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Whittingham, Charles, 1767-1840.
Sharpe, John, 1777-1860.

Contents

v. 1. Tempest ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Twelfth-night -- v. 2. Measure for measure ; Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer-night's dream ; Love's labour's lost -- v. 3. Merchant of Venice ; As you like it ; All's well that ends well ; Taming of the shrew -- v. 4. Winter's tale ; Comedy of errors ; Macbeth ; Timon of Athens ; King John -- v. 5. King Richard II ; King Henry IV ; King Henry V -- v. 6. King Henry VI ; King Richard III -- v. 7. King Henry VIII ; Troilus and Cressida ; Coriolanus ; Hamlet -- v. 8. Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ; Cymbeline ; Romeo and Juliet -- v. 9. Titus Andronicus ; Pericles ; King Lear ; Othello.

Publication

London : Printed by C. Whittingham, Dean Street, for John Sharpe, opposite York House, Piccadilly; and H.D. Symonds, Paternoster-Row

Description

9 v. : 1 port. (engraving) ; 11 cm.

Notes

Each volume with a volume title page; v. 1-3 are dated 1803, v. 4-9 are dated 1804. Each play with a divisional title. Plays are separately paginated.
Glossary in v. 9.
Note: vols. 6 and 9 missing.
Conserved by Marie Oedel. Includes hand-bound index, probably created at time of conservation.
Bookplate of William Amory present in all volumes.
Bookplate of W. A. Coolidge present in volumes 1, 2, and 3.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

Call Number

CPT CPT-01-109.34 (Vol. 1)
CPT CPT-01-109.35 (Vol. 2)
CPT CPT-01-109.36 (Vol. 3)
CPT CPT-01-109.37 (Vol. 4)
CPT CPT-01-109.38 (Vol. 5)
CPT CPT-01-109.39 (Vol. 7)
CPT CPT-01-109.40 (Vol. 8)
CPT CPT-01-109.41 (Index)

Edition

Sharpe's edition.

Variant Title

Plays.
Plays of William Shakespeare