The plays and poems of William Shakespeare. by William Shakespeare

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StatementCorrected from the latest and best London editions, with notes, by Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. ; To which are added, a glossary and the life of the author. ; Embellished with a striking likeness from the collection of His Grace the Duke of Chandos. ; Vol. I[-VIII]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 29496., Early American imprints -- no. 31180.
ContributionsJohnson, Samuel, 1709-1784, ed., Field, Robert, ca. 1769-1819, engraver.
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Pagination8 v.
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Open LibraryOL17737932M

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In addition to his 37 plays, Shakespeare had a hand in others, including Sir Thomas More and The Two Noble Kinsmen, and he wrote poems, including Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece.

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