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.
- Oxford, Printed at the Theatre, 1744.
- Physical description
- 6 v. front., plates, ports. 29 cm.
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- 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.--
- v. 2. Comedies: The merchant of Venice. Love's labour's lost. As you like it. The taming of the shrew. All's well that ends well. Twelfth night; or, What you will. The winter's tale.--
- v. 3. Historical plays: King Lear. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV, pt. I-II. King Henry V.--
- v. 4. Historical plays: King Henry VI, pt. I-III. King Richard III. King Henry VIII.--
- v. 5. Tragedies: Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Caesar. Anthony and Cleopatra. Titus Andronicus. Macbeth.--
- v. 6. Tragedies: Troilus and Cressida. Cymbeline. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. Glossary.
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- Title vignette.
- The above title is prefixed to v. 1 only; v. 2-6 have title: The works of Mr. William Shakespear ... 1743[-44] The latter title appears also in v. 1, as added t.-p.
- 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.
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