Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: [Plays. 1709] The works of Mr. William Shakespear : in nine volumes : adorn'd with cuts / revis'd and corrected, with an account of the life and writings of the author, by N. Rowe, Esq.

Digital Image File Name: 
38754
Source Call Number: 
PR2752 1709b Copy 1 v.1 Sh.Col.
Source Creator: 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Source Title: 
[Plays. 1709] The works of Mr. William Shakespear : in nine volumes : adorn'd with cuts / revis'd and corrected, with an account of the life and writings of the author, by N. Rowe, Esq.
Source Created or Published: 
1709
Physical Description: 
image opposite title page, a shipwreck
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Uniform Title (Hamnet): 
Plays. 1709
Title (Hamnet): 
The works of Mr. William Shakespear : in nine volumes : adorn'd with cuts. revis'd and corrected, with an account of the life and writings of the author, by N. Rowe, Esq.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Printed for Jacob Tonson, within Grays-Inn Gate, next Grays-Inn Lane,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
MDCCIX [1709]
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
9 v. : ill. (engravings) ; 24 cm (8vo)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Biography.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736, bookseller.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Leeds, Duke of, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Gucht, Michael van der, 1660-1725, printmaker.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Numerous errors in pagination.
Notes (Hamnet): 
General t.p. in v. 1 only; each volume and each play has special t.p.
Notes (Hamnet): 
This is another issue of the large paper, 6-v. set; according to Ford, there are probably no more than half a dozen copies issued in 9 v.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Plates signed: M. Vder. Gucht sculp.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The plays only.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Not in ESTC (2009 Oct 9)
Notes (Hamnet): 
The first edition published after the four folios; the text is based on the fourth folio.
Notes (Hamnet): 
(from t.p.'s) v.1. The tempest -- The two gentlemen of Verona -- The merry wives of Windsor -- Measure for measure -- v. 2. The comedy of errors -- Much ado about nothing -- Love's labour's lost -- v. 2. A midsummer-night's dream -- Merchant of Venice -- v. 3. As you like it -- Taming of the shrew -- All's well that ends well -- Twelfth-night, or, What you will -- The winter's tale -- v. 4. King John -- King Richard II -- Henry IV, part I -- Henry IV, part II -- King Henry V -- v. 5. King Henry VI, part I -- King Henry VI, part II -- King Henry VI, part III -- Richard III -- King Henry VIII -- v. 6. Troilus and Cressida -- Coriolanus -- Titus Andronicus -- Romeo and Juliet -- v. 7. Timon of Athens -- Julius Caesar -- Macbeth -- Hamlet, Prince of Denmark -- v. 8. King Lear -- Othello, Moor of Venice -- Antony and Cleopatra -- Cymbeline -- v. 9. Pericles, Prince of Tyre -- London prodigal -- Thomas Lord Cromwell -- Sir John Oldcastle -- The puritan -- A Yorkshire tragedy -- Locrine.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Ford, H.L. Shakespeare 1700-1740, p. 10-11
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
Armorial bookplate (motto: Pax in bello): Leeds [i.e., belonging to one of the Dukes of Leeds, individual undetermined]. Bound in calf with gold filleting and corner ornaments; marbled paper end-leaves.
Call Number (Hamnet): 
PR2752 1709b Copy 1 Sh.Col.