The works of Mr. William Shakespear, in nine volumes /
with his life, by N. Rowe Esq; Adorn'd with cuts. To the last volume is prefix'd, I. An essay on the art, rise, and progress of the stage, in Greece, Rome, and England. II. Observations upon the most sublime passages in this author. III. A Glossary, explaining the antiquated words made use of throughout his works
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|Uniform Title:||Works. 1714|
Printed for J. Tonson, E. Curll, J. Pemberton, and K. Sanger: and are to be sold by J. Knapton and D. Midwinter in St. Paul's Church-yard, A. Betsworth on London-Bridg [sic], W. Taylor in Pater-noster-Row, T. Varnam and J. Osborn in Lombard-street, and J. Browne near Temple-Bar,
|Former Owner/Donor:||Crewe, Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes|
|Physical Description:||9 v., plates ; 17 cm (8vo)|
|Place of Publication:|
England -- London.
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|General note:||The supplementary essays are by Charles Gildon.|
Vols 2-8 have imprint "printed for Jacob Tonson" and vol.9: "printed by J. Darby in Bartholomew-Close, for E. Curll, K. Sanger, and J. Pemberton: sold by J. Tonson in the Strand, J. Knapton and D. Midwinter in St. Paul's Church-yare, A. Betsworth on London-Bridge, W. Taylor in Pater-noster-Row, N. Cliff and D. Jackson near the Poultry, T. Varnam and J. Osborn in Lombard-street, and J. Browne near Temple-Bar".
Each play has a separately dated titlepage, but pagination and register are continuous in each volume.
|Citation / References note:||ESTC, T26042|
|Immediate source of acquisition note:||Bequest; Mary Innes-Ker, Duchess of Roxburghe; 2015.|
|Ownership and custodial history note:||Copy note: Bookplate of Robert Crewe-Milnes, Earl of Crewe.|
|Other copy-specific details note:||Copy note: Vol.1 only.|
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