The Plays of William Shakspeare, Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy left by the Late George Stevens, Esq. With Glossarial Notes.

London: J. Nichols and Son, 1811.

Price: $1,500.00

About the item

A New edition. Illustrated, vol. 1 frontispiece portrait of the author. 10 vols. 12mo. Three-quarter calf and marbled paper boards, all edges marbled, red spine titles with minimal gilt, some general rubbing around the edges, some offsetting from plates. Photo.

Item #339581

Reprints Mr. Rowe's Account of the Life and Writings of Shakspeare and Samuel Johnson's Preface to his 1765 edition of Shakespeare, his "short Strictures" at the conclusion of each play "containing a general censure of faults, or praise of excellence," as well as a glossary and footnotes.