Back to results


The complete works of Shakspere : revised from the original editions / with a memoir, and essay on his genius, by Barry Cornwall ; historical and critical studies of Shakspere's text, characters, and commentators; with annotations and introductory remarks on the plays, by Richard Grant White ..., R.H. Horne, and various other distinguished writers ; illustrated with engravings on wood, from designs by Kenny Meadows ; and 100 steel plates, portraits of eminent actors, etc.

  • Accession number


  • Class

    OS 39/1864

  • Physical description

    3 v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

  • Enquire

    Enquire about this object

Vol. 1 has added, engraved t.p.: William Shakespere's works.
In double columns within double-line border.
Date of publication from Jaggard.
Contents: v. 1: Memoir of and essay on the genius of Shakespeare. Shakespeare's will. Commendatory verses on Shakespeare. Historical sketch of the text of Shakespeare. Comedies. Additional notes and comments / by Richard Grant White -- v. 2. Tragedies -- v. 3. Historical plays, poems, and sonnets. Additional notes and comments / by Richard Grant White. Stratford-upon-Avon. Glossary.