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1797 William Shakespeare Plays Tempest Wives Windsor
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1797 William Shakespeare Plays Tempest Wives Windsor Twelfth Night Steevens Rowe

“The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good - in spite of all the people who say he is very good.” ÐRobert Graves

A rare volume of the plays of William Shakespeare. collection includes the most famous works of Shakespearean theatre including Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Merry Wives of Windsor, Twelfth-Night, and Measure for Measure.

This 1797 edition is taken directly from the famous George Steevens edition, which was popularized by Samuel Johnson. Nicholas Rowe, the editor of this work, published the very first 18th-century edition of Shakespeare, however, this edition is important because Rowe is considered the first editor of Shakespeare. Steevens edited Rowe’s version of Shakespeare, an edition that would remain popular for the entirely of the 18th-century.

Item number: #1605

Price: $350

SHAKESPEARE, William.

The plays of William Shakspeare : accurately printed from the text of Mr. Steevens's last edition : with a selection of the most important notes

London : Printed for T. Longman; B. Law;…1797.

Details:

•Collation complete with all pages: [xxxvi], 550
ov. 1. – Tempest ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Twelfth-night ; Measure for measure
•References: Lowndes 2262; Ritchie & Sabor, Shakespeare in the 18th-century;
•Binding: Leather; tight & secure
•Language: English
•Size: ~7in X 4.5in (18cm x 12cm)

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1797 William Shakespeare Plays Tempest Wives Windsor Twelfth Night Steevens Rowe

“The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good - in spite of all the people who say he is very good.” ÐRobert Graves

A rare volume of the plays of William Shakespeare. collection includes the most famous works of Shakespearean theatre including Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Merry Wives of Windsor, Twelfth-Night, and Measure for Measure.

This 1797 edition is taken directly from the famous George Steevens edition, which was popularized by Samuel Johnson. Nicholas Rowe, the editor of this work, published the very first 18th-century edition of Shakespeare, however, this edition is important because Rowe is considered the first editor of Shakespeare. Steevens edited Rowe’s version of Shakespeare, an edition that would remain popular for the entirely of the 18th-century.

Item number: #1605

Price: $350

SHAKESPEARE, William.

The plays of William Shakspeare : accurately printed from the text of Mr. Steevens's last edition : with a selection of the most important notes

London : Printed for T. Longman; B. Law;…1797.

Details:

•Collation complete with all pages: [xxxvi], 550
ov. 1. – Tempest ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Twelfth-night ; Measure for measure
•References: Lowndes 2262; Ritchie & Sabor, Shakespeare in the 18th-century;
•Binding: Leather; tight & secure
•Language: English
•Size: ~7in X 4.5in (18cm x 12cm)

Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!1605
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Excellent.
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