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Shakespeare, William, 1564–1616
The works of Shakespeare : the text of the First Folio with quarto variants and a selection of modern readings / edited by Herbert Farjeon.
Additional Title(s):
Works. 1929
London : The Nonesuch Press ; New York : Random House, Inc. MCMXXIX-MCMXXXIII [1929-1933]
Physical Description:
7 volumes ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2754 .F37 1929
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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"This edition consists of 1050 copies for sale in Great Britain & Ireland and 550 copies for sale in the United States of America. It has been designed by Francis Meynell, printed and made in England by Walter Lewis, M.A., Printer to the University, at the Cambridge University Press, in Monotype Fournier with new capital letters made for this edition, and bound in London by A.W. Bain."--Colophon.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, page 208
BEIN Ig 19 29: No. 553.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 1329 of 1600. Bound in publisher's original gilt-tooled calf.
Subject Terms:
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 1929
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Farjeon, Herbert, 1887-1945, editor.
Meynell, Francis, 1891-1975, book designer.
Lewis, Walter, printer to the University of Cambridge, printer.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.
Bain, A. W., binder.

  • v. 1. The tempest. The two gentlemen of Verona. The merry wives of Windsor. Measure for measure. The comedie of errors. Much ado about nothing. Love's labour's lost
  • v. 2. A midsommer night's dreame. The merchant of Venice. As you like it. The taming of the shrew. All's well that ends well. Twelfe night, or What you will. The winter's tale
  • v. 3. King John. Richard the Second. Henry the Fourth, part I. Henry the Fourth, part II. Henry the Fifth. Henry the Sixt. part I. Henry the Sixt. part II. Henry the Sixt. part III
  • v. 4. Richard the Third. Henry the Eight. Troylus and Cressida. Coriolanus. Titus Andronicus. Romeo and Juliet. Tymon of Athens
  • v. 5. Julius Cæsar. Macbeth. Hamlet. King Lear. Othello. Anthonie and Cleopatra. Cymbeline
  • v. 6. Quartos: Pericles, prince of Tyre. The merry wives of Windsor. The chronicle historie of Henry the Fift. The first part of the contention (Henry VI, part II) The true tragedie (Henry VI, part III) Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet
  • v. 7. Poems: Venus and Adonis. The rape of Lucrece. Sonnets. Miscellaneous poems. Doubtful plays: The two noble kinsmen. King Edward the Third. Sir Thomas Moore.

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