Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
Source Creator:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Source Title:
[Plays. 1743] The works of Shakespear : in six volumes : carefully revised and corrected by the former editions, and adorned with sculptures designed and executed by the best hands.
Source Created or Published:
[1743-1744]
Physical Description:
Aaa1v-Aaa2r
Source Call Number:
PR2752 1744 copy 1 Sh.Col. v.6
Digital Image File Name:
64387
Digital Image Type:
FSL collection
Hamnet Bib ID:
122862
Hamnet Holdings ID:
350994
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
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Creator (Hamnet):
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Uniform Title (Hamnet):
Plays. 1743
Title (Hamnet):
The works of Shakespear : in six volumes : carefully revised and corrected by the former editions, and adorned with sculptures designed and executed by the best hands.
Alt. Title (Hamnet):
Works of Shakespeare
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
Oxford :
Creator or Publisher (Hamnet):
Printed at the Theatre,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
MDCCXLIII-MDCCXLIV [1743-1744]
Physical Description (Hamnet):
6 v. : ill., port. (engravings) ; 29 cm (4to)
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet):
Some pencil ms. annotations in v. 6. glossary. Mottled calf binding with red and black leather spine labels reading Hanmer's Shakspeare.
Notes (Hamnet):
Edited by Sir Thomas Hanmer.
Notes (Hamnet):
Contains the plays only.
Notes (Hamnet):
With a general title page dated 1744. Volume title pages read: The works of Mr. William Shakespear; with v. 1-4 dated 1743, and v. 5-6 dated 1744. Each play with a divisional title page.
Notes (Hamnet):
Imprimatur on general title page verso v. 1: Imprimatur. Gualt. Hodges, Vice-Can. Oxon. Mar. 26. 1744.
Notes (Hamnet):
Contains the Chandos portrait, views of the Westminster abbey monument and Stratford bust (the latter altered as in Pope's edition), and an engraving to each play, all by Gravelot after Hayman.
Notes (Hamnet):
With the prefaces of Hanmer and Pope, Some account of the life, &c. by Rowe, and Ben Johnson's poem in v. 1. Glossary with errata in v. 6.
Notes (Hamnet):
v. 1. Tempest ; Midsummer-night's dream ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Measure for measure ; Comedy of errors ; Much ado about nothing -- v. 2. Merchant of Venice ; Love's labour's lost ; As you like it ; Taming of the shrew ; All's well that ends well ; Twelfth-night ; Winter's tale -- v. 3. King Lear ; King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry IV ; King Henry V -- v. 4. King Henry VI ; King Richard III ; King Henry VIII -- v. 5. Timon of Athens ; Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ; Titus Andronicus ; Macbeth -- v. 6. Troilus and Cressida ; Cymbeline ; Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello.
Notes (Hamnet):
copy 1 v.1-6 housed 20120511 CMS pda DFo
Notes (Hamnet):
copy 4 v.1 housed 20120524 CMS pda DFo
Notes (Hamnet):
copy 6 v.1-2 housed 20120524 CMS pda DFo
Notes (Hamnet):
copy 9 v.1,4-6 housed 20120524 CMS pda DFo
Notes (Hamnet):
copy 10 v.1-3,5 housed 20120524 CMS pda DFo
Notes (Hamnet):
copy 1 v.1-6 mass deacidified 20120511 CMS pda DFo
Citations (Hamnet):
Alston, R.C. Bibliography of the English language, III.75
Citations (Hamnet):
ESTC T138604
Citations (Hamnet):
Jaggard, W. Shakespeare bibliography, p. 499
Subject (Hamnet):
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century. DFo
Subject (Hamnet):
Printing privileges (Publishing) -- England -- Oxford -- 1743.
Subject (Hamnet):
Drawings -- 18th century. DFo
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Hanmer, Thomas, Sir, 1677-1746.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Hanmer, Thomas, Sir, 1677-1746, signer.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773, printmaker.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Hayman, Francis, 1708-1776, artist.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Hayman, Francis, 1708-1776, signer.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Cowper, William, 1731-1800, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Bunbury, Henry, Sir, 1778-1860, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Kemble, John Towgood, 1788-1860, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Campbell, Alexander, d. not before 1744, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Hanmer, Wm. (William), d. not before 1744, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Ludford, John, d. not before 1744, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Hanmer, John Hanmer, Baron, 1809-1881, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Perry, Marsden J. (Marsden Jasiel), 1850-1935, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Smedley, W. T. (William Thomas), 1858-1920, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Oxford University Press, printer.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Warwick Castle (Warwick, England). Shakespeare Library, former owner.
Call Number (Hamnet):
PR2752 1744 copy 1 Sh.Col.

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