Description : In 1807 the first of the major editions of Shakespeare's works was published by Jacob Tonsen, edited by the dramatist Nicholas Rowe. This volume again presents that text and also includes Shakespeare's poems, edited by Gildon in 1710.
Description : Excerpt from The Works of Mr. William Shakespear, Vol. 1 of 6: Containing, the Tempest; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Merry Wives of Windsor; Measure for Measure; Comedy of Errors; Much Ado About Nothing; Love's Labour's Lost About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Description : The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars. Western literary study flows out of eighteenth-century works by Alexander Pope, Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Frances Burney, Denis Diderot, Johann Gottfried Herder, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and others. Experience the birth of the modern novel, or compare the development of language using dictionaries and grammar discourses. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library T138296 In fact the dramatic works only. Each play has a separate titlepage with the imprint: "printed in the year 1709.". This edition differs from a reprint (possibly surreptitious) of the same year: - vol. 1 sig. A under "G" of "Goodness"; vol.6 sig.A4 under "here" of "where". Large paper issue with the Shakespeare portrait before "Some account of the life in vol.1. London: printed for Jacob Tonson, 1709. 6v.(, XL,3324p.), plates: ports.; 8°