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Shakespearean scenes and characters : with descriptive notes on the plays, and the principal Shakespearean players, from Betterton to Irving / By Austin Brereton. Illustrated by thirty steel plates and ten wood engravings.

"The text which accompanies the engravings here illustrating twenty-nine of Shakespeares? plays" aims "to give, in a concise form, an account of the stage-history of each play ... and of the chief actors in them ... for a period extending over two centuries".--Pref.