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The works of William Shakespeare :

the text formed from a new collation of the early editions: to which are added all the original novels and tales on which the plays are founded; copious arch├Žological annotations on each play; an essay on the formation of the text; and a life of the poet /
by James O. Halliwell [aft. Halliwell-Phillipps] ... The illustrations and wood-engravings by Frederick William Fairholt, F.S.A.
Main Creator: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Contributors: Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889.
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Format: BOOK
Language:English
Published / Created: London : Printed for the editor by J. E. Adlard, 1853-65.
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Notes:"Limited to one hundred and fifty copies." v. 1-9: no. 129 signed.

Extracts from the novels and tales on which the plays are founded and sometimes reprints of the early quartos, are given in the introductions to the plays. The illustrations to the life (v. 1: p. 1-263) are mainly from Fairholt's "Home of Shakspere illustrated".

Facsimiles include many from the first folio, or from contemporary works, both manuscript and printed.

Vols. 1-2, printed by C. and J. Adlard.

No. 73 of 150 copies printed.

Physical description: 16 v. : ill., facsims. ; 40 cm.

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