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The works of Shakespear. In six volumes. Carefully rev. and cor. by the former editions, and adorned with sculptures designed and executed by the best hands...

The works of Shakespear. In six volumes. Carefully rev. and cor. by the former editions, and adorned with sculptures designed and executed by the best hands...

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Works. 1743-44
Creator: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Hanmer, Thomas, Sir, 1677-1746 Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718 Gravelot, Hubert Franc╠žois, 1699-1773 Hayman, Francis, 1708-1776
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Date: 1744.
Publisher: Printed at the Theatre,
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The above title is prefixed to v. 1 only; v. 2-6 have title: The works of Mr. William Shakespear...1743[-44].
Edited by Sir Thomas Hanmer, who followed Pope's edition of 1723-25.
Contains the Chandos portrait, views of the Westminster abbey monument and Stratford bust (the latter altered as in Pope's edition), and an engraving to each play, all by Gravelot after Hayman.
V.1. Preface. Mr. Pope's preface. Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespeare, by N. Rowe. Comedies:: The tempest. A midsummer night's dream. The two gentlemen of Verona. The merry wives of Windsor. Measure for measure. The comedy of errors. Much ado about nothing.
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6 v. front., plates, ports. 29 cm.
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Vol. 1
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Remembering Shakespeare
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