Item: The New Century Shakespeare (Partial Set: 21 of 24 Volumes, Vols. I-II, IV-XI, XIV-XXIV)Limited EditionAuthor: ShakespearePublishing: Boston: Dana Estes and Company, 1900, 1901Size: 9.2 6.25 inches
Edition de Luxe. Leather bound. 21 Volumes. Edition de Luxe, limited to 1000 sets, this being number 146. Twenty-one of the twenty-four volumes, lacking Volumes III, XII, XIII. A truly beautifully bound set of the works of the greatest writer in the history of the English language, with additional material by noted scholars Sir Israel Gollancz, Alexander Dyce, William James Rolfe, and Henry N. Hudson. Volumes XXI to XXIV contain the Shakespeare Apocrypha with a history of pre-Shakespeare English drama and a character index, Rolfe's Life of Shakespeare, and Dyce's Glossary in two volumes.
Full Title: The New Century Shakespeare: The Cambridge Text from the latest edition of William Aldis Wright; with Introductions, Notes and Glossaries to each Play by Israel Gollancz, Editor of The Temple Shakespeare, The Complete Notes with Variorum Readings and General Glossary of Alexander Dyce; A General Introduction, and Life of the Poet by W. J. Rolfe, Litt.D., and a History of the Drama, and General Criticism by Henry N. Hudson and Others
Volume I: The Tempest, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Comedy of ErrorsVolume II: The Merry Wives of Windsor, Measure for MeasureVolume IV: Love's Labour's Lost, The Merchant of VeniceVolume V: Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth NightVolume VI: The Taming of the Shrew, All's Well That Ends Well; Volume VII: The Winter's Tale, Troilus and CressidaVolume VIII: The Life and Death of King John, The Tragedy of King Richard IIVolume IX: King Henry IV, Parts I and IIVolume X: King Henry V, King Henry VI, Part IVolume XI: King Henry VI, Part II and Part IIIVolume XIV: Romeo and Juliet, Timon of AthensVolume XV: Julius Caesar, Antony and CleopatraVolume XVI: Macbeth, HamletVolume XVII: Othello, CymbelineVolume XVIII: King Lear, PericlesVolume XIX: Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, Sonnets, A Lover's Complaint, The Passionate Pilgrim, The Phoenix and TurtleVolume XX: Two Noble Kinsmen, King Edward IIIVolume XXI: Plays Ascribed to Shakespeare, An Historical Sketch of the English Drama Before Shakespeare, Index to Characters in the PlaysVolume XXII: Life of ShakespeareVolume XXIII: Alexander Dyce's Glossary to ShakespeareVolume XXIV: Alexander Dyce's Glossary to Shakespeare.
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