Shakesperiana: A Catalogue of the Early Editions of Shakespeare's Plays, and of the Commentaries and Other Publications Illustrative of His Works

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J.R. Smith, 1841 - 46 pages

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Page 46 - his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugred Sonnets among his priuate friends, &c. " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for Comedy and Tragedy among the Latinos: so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage; for Comedy, witnes his Gentlemen of Verona, his Errors, his
Page 12 - The first part of the Contention betwixt the two famous houses of Yorke and Lancaster, with the death of the good Duke Humphrey, and the Banishment and death of the Duke of Suffoelk, and the tragicall end of the proud Cardinall of Winchester, with the notable rebellion of Jack Cade, and the Duke of Yorkes first claime unto the crowne,
Page 46 - so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage; for Comedy, witnes his Gentlemen of Verona, his Errors, his Lone labors lost, his Loue labours wonne, his Midsummers night dreame,
Page 16 - PERICLES. 1. The late and much admired play, called Pericles, Prince of Tyre. With the true relation of the whole historic, adventures and fortunes of the said prince : As also the no lesse strange and worthy accidents, in the birth and life of his daughter Mariana,
Page 5 - A most pleasaunt and excellent conceited comedie of Syr John Falstaffe, and the merrie wives of Windsor. Entermixed with sundrie variable and pleasing humors of Syr Hugh, the Welch Knyght, Justice Shallow, and his wise cousin M. Slender. With the swaggering vaine of auncient Pistoll, and Corporal Nym,
Page 13 - 1. The tragedy of King Richard the Third. Containing his treacherous plots against his brother Clarence: the pittiefull murther of his innocent nephewes : his tyrannicall usurpation: with the whole course of his detested life, and most deserved death,
Page 24 - in the Sen **• of Canterbury, set forth in lively Emblems to please the judicious Reader, in Verse. By THOMAS STIRRY, 1641. 18mo, (a satire on Abp. Laud,) four very curious woodcut emblems, cloth, 3s. A facsimile of the very rare original edition which sold at Bindley's sale for
Page 44 - Twenty of the plays of Shakespeare, being the whole number printed in quarto during his life-time, or before the Restoration ; collated where there were different copies, and publish'd from the originals, by George Steevens, Esq., 4 vols. 8vo.
Page 10 - excited, is proved by the fact of its having been translated into German, and of its having reached a second edition, which is not common with such publications. Mr. Halliwell has carefully revised the new edition, and increased its utility by the addition of a complete and correct glossary."—Literary Gazette.
Page 17 - ROMEO AND JULIET. 1. An excellent conceited tragedie of Romeo and Juliet. As it hath been often (with great applause) plaid publiquely, by the right honourable the L. of Hunsdon his servants,

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