1. Creator/Author:
  2. Symmons, Charles, (2)

The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, illustrated : embracing a life of the poet, and notes, original and selected.

Other Title:
Dramatic works of William Shakespeare
Shakespeare, William, Peabody, Oliver William Bourn, Singer, Samuel Weller, Symmons, Charles, Collier, John Payne,
Other Authors:
Peabody, Oliver William Bourn, 1799-1848.
Item ID:
71200908400584; 71200908400585; 71200908400586
Boston : Phillips, Sampson and Co., 1850-1851.
Call Number:
PR2753 .P4 1850
Physical Description:
8 v. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm.
Vol. 1 has added t.-p., engraved: Shakspeare's complete works. Boston edition. 1851.; Edited by Oliver W. B. Peabody; based on Singer's edition, "carefully compared" with the folio of 1623; with the life by Dr. Symmons, revised, and "New facts regarding the life of Shakspeare", by Collier. cf. "Advertisement", Pref. to the 1836 ed. and J. Sherzer, American editions of Shakespeare (Modern lang. assoc. Publ., v. 22, p. 657-660).; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH SELECTED VOLUMES.; I. Life. New facts regarding the life of Shakspeare [by] J.P. Collier. Shakspeare's will. Preface of the players [1623] Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. Twelfth night. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing -- II. Midsummer-night's dream. Love's labor's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you like it. All's well that ends well. Taming of the shrew -- III. Winter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. Richard II. Henry IV, pt.1 -- Iv. Henry IV, pt.2. Henry v. Henry VI, pts. 1-3 -- v. Richard III. Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus -- VI. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles -- VII. King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello -- VIII. The poetical works of William Shakspeare; with notes illustrative and explanatory; together with a supplementary notice to the Roman plays.; Half-leather with marbled boards, gold lettering stamped on spine; rear board missing from vol. 1, vols. 2-3 have cracked spines.; Holograph inscription in ink on prelim. leaf, vol. 1: Robert. T. Lincoln from his mother, Nov. 6th, 1862.; Holograph inscription in ink on prelim. leaves, vols. 2-3: Robert. T. Lincoln, Nov. 6th, 1862.; Authenticity: Mary Todd Lincoln purchased this set of Shakespeare for $12.00 on August 7, 1862, from T.J. Crowen, 699 Broadway, New York. Mrs. Lincoln inscribed this set of Shakspeare to her son Robert on Nov. 6, 1862. Mrs. Lincoln is in New York on Nov. 2, 1862, and arrived at Boston Parker House on Nov. 7, 1862. She apparently visited Robert on the 6th.
OCLC Number:
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
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