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William Shakespeare
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BIBLIOGRAPHY [Footnote 768-1]


Date Plays or Works. Editors, Publishers, &c.

1623 P. 1st folio, J. Heminge and H. Condell (Jaggard & Blount) [reprinted by J. Wright (1807, folio) and by L. Booth (1862-4, 3 vols. 4to), photo-lithographic facsimile by H. Staunton (1866, folio), reduced by J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, 1876, 8vo].

1632 P. 2d folio (Cotes).

1663, 64 P. 3d folio (Chetwinde).

1685 P. 4th folio

1709 W. 1st 8vo, Rowe (Tonson), 7 vols., plates.

1723-25 W. A. Pope (Tonson), 7 vols. 4to.

1733 W. L. Theobald (Tonson), 7 vol. 8vo, plates.

1743, 44 P. Sir T. Hanmer (Oxford), 6 vols. 4to, plates.

1747 P. Bp. Warburton, 8 vols. 8vo.

1765 P. Dr S. Johnson (Tonson), 8 vols. 8vo.

1767 P. E. Capell (Tonson), 10 vols. Sm. 8vo.

1773 P. Johnson and G. Steevens, 10 vols. 8vo.

1773-75 P. "Stage ed" (Bell), 8 vols. 12mo, plates.

1790 W. E. Malone (Baldwin), first "Variorum ed.," 10 vols. sm. 8vo.

1793 P. Johnson and Steeven’s 4th ed., by I. Reed, 15vols. 8vo.

1795-96 W. 1st American ed., S Johnson (Philadelphia), 8vols. 12mo.

1799-1801 W. 1st Continental ed. (Brunswick), 8 vols. 8vo ; repr. of 1793 ed. at Basel, 1799-1802, 23 vols. 8vo.

1802 P. Boydell’s ed. (Bulmer), 9 vols. fol., plates, and 2 additional vols.

1805 P. A. Chalmers, 9 vols. 8vo, Fuseli’s plates.

1807 P. Heath’s engravings, 6 vols. imp. 4to.

1818 P. T. Bowdler’s "Family ed.," complete, 10 vols. 18mo.

1821 W. E. Malone, by J. Boswell, "Variorum ed.," 21 vols. 8vo.

1825 P. Rev. W. Harness, 8 vols. 8vo.

1826 P. S. W. Singer (Pickering), 10 vols. 18mo, woodcuts.

1829 P. 1st French ed. (Baudry), 8vo.

1830 W. L. Tieck (Leipsic), roy. 8vo.

1832-34 W. J. Valpy, "Cabinet Pictorial ed.," 15 vols. sm. 8vo.

1838-43 W. C. Knight, "Pictorial ed.," 8 vols. imp. 8vo.

1839-43 W. B. Cornwall, 3 vols. imp. 8vo, woodcuts by Kenny Meadows.

1841-44 W. J. P. Collier, 8 vols. 8vo.

1842-44 W. C. Knight, "Library ed.," 12 vols. 8vo, woodcuts.

1844 P. O. W. Peabody (Boston, U.S.), 7 vols. 8vo.

1847 P. Dr G. C. Verplanck (N.Y), 3 vols. roy. 8vo, woodscut

1851 W. W. Hazlitt, 4 vols. 12mo.

1852 P. "Lansdowne ed.," (White), 8vo.

1852-57 W. Rev. H. N. Hudson (Boston, U.S.), 11 vols. 12mo.

1853 P. J. P. Collier (see Payne Collier Controversy,), 8 vo.

1853-65 W. J. O. Halliwell, 16 vols. folio, plates.

1854-65 W. N. Delius (Elberfeld), 8 vols. 8vo.

1856 P. P. Singer and W. W. Lloyd (bell), 10 vols. 12mo.

1857 W. Rev. A. Dyce (Moxon), 6 vols. 8vo, 2d ed., 1864-67.

1857-60 W. R. G. White (Boston, U.S.), 12 vols. cr. 8vo.

1858-60 W. H. Staunton, 3vols. roy. 8vo, illustrated by sir J. Gilbert.

1860 W. Mrs Cowden Clarke (N.Y.), 2 vols. roy. 8vo.

1863-66 W. W. G. Clark, J. Glover, and W. A. Wright, "Cambridge ed.," 9 vols. 8vo.

1864 P. J. B. Marsh, " Reference ed.," large 8vo.

1865-69 P. C. and M. C. Clarke (Cassell), illustrated by H. C. Selous, 3 vols. la. 8vo.

1872-74 P. C. Knight, "Imperial," 4 vols. imp. 4to, plates.

1872 &c. P. A. A. Paton, "Hamnet ed.," 8vo, in progress (1886).

1873 &c. P. H. H. Furness, "Variorum ed." (Phil.), vols.1-6, 8vo, In progress (1886).

1874 W. W G. Clark and W. A. Wright, "Globe," sm. 8vo.

1875 W. S. Neil, "Library Shakespeare," (Mackenzie), 3 vols. 4to, illus.

1876 W. G. L. Duyckinck (Phil.), large 8vo, illus.

1877 W. N. Delius (F. J. Furnivall), "Leopold" Shakespeare, 4to

1878 W. J. S. Hart, "Avon ed." (Phil.), large 8vo, portraits.

1881 W. Rev. H. N. Hudson, "Harvard ed." (Boston, U.S.), 20vols. 12mo.

1883 P. C. Wordsworth, "Historical Plays," 3vols. sm. 8vo.

1884 W. Rolfe’s "Friendly ed.," 20 vols. 16mo (N.Y.)

[G. Steevens, Twenty of the plays, 1766, 4 vols 8vo, contains reprints of the early editions. 48 vols. of the quartos were facsimiled by E. W. Ashbee (1866-71),

Under the superintendence of Haliwell; photo-lithographic reproductions of early editions by Griggs and Praetorius, with introductions by Furnivall, &c., 1878,&c.,are now being published ; 28 out of 38 vols. 4to have been issued.]


J. R. Pitman, The School S., 1822, 8vo ; B. H. S. Readings, 1889 12mo; Howell, Select Plays, 1848, 12mo, Roman Catholic ; C. Kean, Selections, as at the Princess’ Theatre, 1860, 2 vols. sm. 8vo ; T. and Rev. S. G. Bulfinch, S. adapted for Reading Classes and the Family, Boston, 1865, 12 mo ; W. A. Wright, Select Plays, 1869-86, 14 vols. sm. 8 vo ; R. J. Lane (editor), C. Kemble’s S. Readings, 1870, sm. 8vo ; R. Baughan, Plays, Abridged and Revised for Girls, 1871, 8vo ; H. N. Hudson, Plays, selected, Boston, 1872, 3 vols. sm. 8vo ; S. Brandram, Selected Plays, abridged for the young, 1882, sm. 8 vo.


German.-C. M. Wieland, 1762-6, 8 vols. 8vo ; J. J. Eschenburg, 1775-82, 13 vols. 8vo ; A. W. v. Schlegel, 1797-1810, 9 vols. 8vo. ; J. H. and H. and H. and A. Voss. 1818-29, 9 vols. 8vo ; J. W. O. Benda, 1825-6, 19 vols. 12mo ; P.Kaufmann, 1830-6, vols. 12mo ; E. Ortlepp, 1838-9, 16 vols. 12 mo ; Schlegel-Tieck-Ulrici, 1867-71, 12 vols. 8vo ; F. Bodenstedt, 1867-71, 38vols. sm. 8vo ; Schlegel-Tieck-Bernays, 1871-3, 12 vols. sm. 8vo.

French.-Letourneur, 1776-82, 20 vols. 8vo ; Letourneur-Guizot, 1821, 13 vols. 8vo ; B. Laroche, 1838-9 vols. roy. 8vo ; Francisque-Michel, 1839-40, 3 vols. roy. 8vo ; F. Victor Hugo fils, 1859-62, 12 vols. 8vo ; E. Montegut, 1868-73, 10 vols. 12mo.

Italian.-M. Leoni, 1814-5, 8vo ; Rusconi, 1831, 8vo ; C. Pasqualigo, 1870, &c.

Spanish.-Marques de Dos Hermanos, 1872-7, 3 vols. 8vo.

Dutch.-B. Brunius, &c., 1778-82, 5 vols. 8vo ; A. S. Kok, 1872-80, 7 vols. 8vo.

Danish.-Foersom and P. F. Wulff, 1807-25.

Swedish.-C. A. Hagberg, 1847-51, 12 vols. 8 vo.

Bohemian.-F. Doucha, &c., 1855-66, 5 vols. sm. 8 vo.

Hungarian.-Dobrenti, 1824, 8vo ; Lemouton, 1845, &c.

Polish.-I. Kefalinski and J. v. Placyd, 1839-47, 3 vols. 8vo ; Kosmiana, 1866, &c.

Russian.-N. Ketschera, 1841-50, 5 vols. 12mo.


A.-General Works

T. Rymer, The tragedies of the last Age, 1678, 8vo, and A Short View of Tragedy, 1693, 8vo ; C. Gildon, "Some Reflections on Mr Rymer"(in Miscellaneous Lectures, 1694, 8vo) ; J. dennis, Imperial Critic, 1692, 4to, and Essay on the Genius and Writings of S., 1712, 8vo ; Z. Grey, Word ot Two of advice to W. Warbungton, 1746, 8vo, Free and Familiar Letter to W. Warburton, 1750, 8vo, Remarks on [Warburton’s] Editions, 1751, 8vo, and Critical, Historical, and Explanatory Notes, 1754, 3d. ed. 1755, 2 vo ; S. Johnson, Proposal for a New Edition (1746), folio, 1765, 8vo ; E. Capell, Notes and various Readings to S., 1759, 4to (1779-80), vols. 4to ; P. Nichols, The Castrated Letter of Sir Hanmer, 1763, 8vo ; Prefaces by Dr Johnson, Poepe, Theobald, &c., 1765, 8vo ; W. Kenrick, Review of Dr Johnson’s New Edition, 1765, 8vo, and Defence, 1766 ; G. Steevens, Proposals for Printing a New Edition, 1766, 8vo ; Mrs Eliz. Montagu, Essay on Writings and Genuis of S., 1769, 8vo, frequently reprinted ; W. Kenrick, Introduction to the School of S., 1773, 8vo ; Mrs eliz. Griffith, Morality of S.’s Drama, 1775, 8vo ; Voltaire, Lettre ‘a Acade’mie, 1776, 8 vo, on Letourneur’s translation ; J. Baretti, Discours sur S. et Voltaire, 1777, 8vo ; E. Malone, Supplement to the Edition of 1778, 1780, 2 vols. 8vo, Second Appendix, 1783, 8vo ; J. Ritson, Remarks on the Text and Notes of [Steevens’s 1778] edition, 1783, 8vo ; T. Davies, Dramatic Miscellanies, 1783-4, 3 vols. 8vo ; J. M. Mason, Comments on the Last Edition, 1785, 8vo ; T. Whately, Remarks on some of the Characters, 1785, 8vo, new edition by Archbishop Whately, 1839, 12mo ; J. J. Eschenburg, Versuch u. S., Leipsic, 1787, 8vo ; J. Ritson, The Quip Modest, 8 vo ; S. Felton, Imperfect Hints towards a new Edition of S., 1787-8, 2 pts. 4to ; A. Eccles, Illustrations and Variorum Comments on Lear, Cymbeline, and Merchant of Venice, 1792-1805, 3 vols. 12mo ; E. Malone, Letter to R. Farmer, 1792, 8vo ; J. Ritson, Cursory Critism on Malone’s Edition, 1792, 8vo ; E. Malone, Prospectos of an Edition in 15 vols. roy. 8vo, 1792, 4to ; Bishop Percy, Origin of English Stage, 1793, 8vo ; E. Malone, Proposal for an Intended Edition in 20 vols. roy. 8vo, 1795, folio ; W. Richardson, Essays on some of S.’s Dramatic Characters, 1797, 1812, 8vo, reprint of separate pieces ; Lord Chedworth, Notes on some Obscure Passages, 1805, 8vo, privately printed ; E. H. Seymour, Remarks on the Plays., 1805, 2 vols. 8vo, F. Douce, Illustrations of S. and Ancient Manners, 1807, 2 vols. 8vo, new edition 1839, 8vo ; H. J. Pye, Comments on the Commentators, 1807, 8 vo ; J. M. Mason, Comments on the several Editions, 1807, 8vo ; C. (and M.) Lamb, Tales from S., 1807 , 2 vols. 12mo, plates frequently translated and reprinted ; A. Becket, S. hiself again, 1815, 2 vols. 8vo, ; W. Hazlitt, Characters of S.’s Plays, 1817, 8vo, new edition 1873 ; N. Drake, S. and his Times, 1817, 2 vols. 4to, and Memorials of S., 1828 ; Z. Jackson, S.’s Genius Justified, Examples of 700 Errors in his Plays, 1819, 8vo ; [Variorum] Annotations Illustrative of the Plays of S., 1819, 2 vols. 12mo, published with the Scholey’s edition; W. Hazlitt, Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth, 1820, 8vo ; H. Beyle, Racine et S., 1823-5, 2 pts. 8vo ; T. Bowdler, Letter to Editor of British Critic, 1823, 8vo, depends omissions ; T. P. Courtenay, Commentaries upon the Historical Plays of S., 1840, 2 vols. sm. 8vo ; K. Sybrandi, Verhandeling over Vandel en S., Haarlem, 1841, 4to ; Rev. A. Dyce, Remarks on Collier’s and Knight’s Editions, 1844, 8vo ; J. Hunter, New Illustrations of S., 1845, 2 vols. 8vo ; G. Fletcher, Studies of S., 1847, 8vo ; L. Tieck, Dramaturgische Blutter, 2d ed. 1848-52, 3 vols. 8vo; H. N. Hudson, Lectures on S., N.Y., 1848, 2 vols. 8vo ; C. Knight, Studies of S., 1849, 8vo ; S. T. Coleridge, Notes and Lectures upon S., &c., 1849, 2 vols. sm. 8vo, and Lectures and Notes on S., by T. Ashe, 1883, sm. 8vo ; J. Britton, Essay on the Merit and Characteristics of S.’s Writings, 1849, roy. 8vo ; K. Simrock, Remarks on the Plots. of S.’s Plays (Shakespeare Society), 1850, 8vo ; Rev. T. Grinfield, Moral Influence of S.’s Plays, 1850, 8vo ; E. P. Charles, Estudes sur W. S., Marie Stuart, et l’ Are’tin 1851, 18mo ; F. A. T. Kreyssig, Vorlesungen u. S., 1858-60, 3 vols., 2d ed. 1874, 2 vols. 8vo, and S. Fragen, Leipsic, 1871, 8vo ; [O’Connell], New Exegesis of S., 1859, 8vo ; S. Jervis, Proposed Emendations of S., 2d ed. 1861, 8vo ; R. Cartwright, The Footsteps of S., 1862, 8vo, New Readings in S., 1866, 8vo, and Papers on S., 1877, 8vo ; G. G. Gervinus, S. Commentaries translated, 1863, 2 vols., new edition revised 1875, 8vo ; Bailey, The received Text of S.’s Dramatic Writings, 1862-6, 2 vols. ; C. C. Clarke, S. Characters, chiefly those Subordinate, 1863, 8vo ; H. Marggraff, W. S. als Lehrer der Menschheit, Leipsic, 1864, 16mo ; J. H. Hackett, Notes and Comments, N.Y., 1864, sm. 8vo ; A. Mezieres, S., ses oeuvres et ses critiques, 1865, 8vo ; H. Wellesley, Stray, Notes on the Text of S., 1865, 4to ; A. M. L. de Lamartine, S. et son oeuvre, 1865, 8vo ; W. L. Rushton, S. Illustrated by old Authors, 1867-8, 2 pts. 8vo ; T. Keightley, The Expositor, 1867, sm. 8vo ; B. Tschischwitz, S. Forschungen, 1868, 3 vols. 8vo ; G. R. French, Shakespeareana Genealogica, 1869, 8vo ; F. Jacox, S. Diversions, 1875-7, 2 vols. H. v. Friesen, Das Buch : S. v. Gervinus, Leipsic, 1869, 8vo, S. Studien, Vienna, 1874-6, 2 vols. 8vo, and K. Elze’s W. S., Leipsic, 1876, 8vo ; H. T. Hall, Shakespearian Fly Leaves, 1874 8vo ; K. R. Proelss, Erlauterungen, Leipsic, 1874-8, pts. Sm. 8vo, including Hamlet, Julius Csesar, Merchant of Venice, Much Ado, &c, Richard II., Romeo and Juliet; C. W. H. G.v. Rümelin, S. Studien, 2d ed., Stuttg., 1874, 8vo ; II. A. C. Hebler, Aufsätze üb. S., 2d ed., Bern, 1874, 8vo; F. J. Furnivall, The Succession of S.'s Works and the Uses of Metrical Tests, 1874, 8vo ; 0. Ludwig, 5. Studien, 1874, 8vo; E. Dowden, S.: a Critical Study of his Mind and Art, 1875, 8vo; C. M. Ingleby, S. Hermeneutxcs, 1875, 4to, S., the Man and the Book, 1877-81, 2 pts. 4to, and Occasional Payers on S., 1881, sq. IGmo; F. K. Elze, Abhandlungen zu S., 1877, 8vo, and Essays onS., trans-lated, 1874, 8vo ; E. Hermann, Drei S. Studien, Erlangen, 1877-9, 4 pts. sm. Svo, Weitere Beiträge, ib., 1881, sm. 8vo ; H. H. Vaughan, New Readings and New Renderings of S.'s Tragedies, 1878-86, 3 vols. 8vo; F. G. Fleay, S. Manual, 1878, sm. Svo; J. 0. Halliwell Phillipps, Notes and Memoranda [on 4 Plays], 1868-80, 4 pts., 8vo, and Memoranda [on 12 Plays], 1879-80, 7 pts. Svo ; A. C. Swinburne, A Study of S., 1880, 8vo; D. J. Snider, System of S.'s Dramas, new edition, 1880, 8vo; E. A. Kemble, Notes on some of S.'s Plays, 1882, 8vo; H. Giles, Human Life in S., Boston, 1882, 12mo; B. G. Kinnear, Cruces Shakespearian^, 1883, sm. 8vo; C. C. Hense, S. Studien, Halle, 1883, 8vo; A. S. G. Canning, Thoughts on S.'s Historical Plays, 1884, 8vo ; New Study of S., 1884, 8vo; J. W. Hales, Notes and Essays onS., 1884, sm. 8vo; J. Feis, S. and Montaigne, 1884, sm. Svo; Sir P. Perring, Hard Knots in S., 1885, 8vo ; E. Rossi, Studien üb. S. u. d. Moderne Theater, 1885, 8vo; F. A. Leo, S. Notes, 1885, 8vo; R. G. Moulton, S. as a Dramatic Artist, 1885, 8vo ; R. G. White, Studies in S., Boston, 1885, 8vo.

B.—Special Works on Separate Plays, &c, with Dates of Early Quartos.

ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (1st ed. in F.l, 1623): H. v. Hagen, Ueb. die altfranzös. Vorstufe des Lustspieles, Halle, 1879, 8vo. ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (1st ed. in F.l). As You LIKE IT (1st ed. in F.l): W. Whiter, Specimen of a Commentary, 1794, 8vo ; A. 0. Kellogg, Jacques, Utica, 1805, 8vo; C. Sheldon, Notes, 1877, 8vo; T. Stothard, S.'s Seven Ages Illustrated, 1799, folio; J. Evans, S.'s Seven Ages, 3d ed. 1834, 12mo; J. W. Jones, Origin of the Division of Man's Life into Stages, 1861, 4to. COMEDY OF ERRORS (1st ed. in F.l). CORIOLANUS (1st ed. in F.l): F. A. Leo, Die. Delius'sche Ausgabe kritisch beleuchtet, Berlin, 1861, 8vo. CYMBELINE (1st ed. in F.l). HAMLET (Q.1,1603; Q.2, 1604; Q.3,1605 ; Q.4,1608; Q.5,1611; Q.6, n.d.; Q.7, 1637): L. Theobald, S. Restored, 1726, 4to, devoted to Hamlet; Sir T. Hanmer, Some Remarks on Hamlet, 1736, 8vo, reprinted 1863, sm. 8vo; J. Plumptre, Observations on Hamlet, and Appendix, 1796-7, 2 pts. 8vo; F. L. Schmidt, Sammlung der besten Urtheile über Hamlet, Quedl., 1808, 8vo; A. G. Barante, Sur Hamlet, 1824, 8vo; P. Macdonnell, Essay on Hamlet, 1843, 8vo ; Sir E. Strachey, S.'s Hamlet, 1848, 8vo; H. K. S. Causton, Essay on Mr Singer's Wormwood, 1851, 8vo ; L. Noire", Hamlet, zwei Vorträge, Mainz, 1856, 16mo; M. W. Rooney, Hamlet, First Edition (1603), 1856, 8vo; S.'s Hamlet, 100S and 160h, with Bibliographical Preface, by S. Timmins, 1860, 8vo; A. Cterth, Der Hamlet v. S., Leip., 1861,8vo; J. Conolly, A Study of Hamlet, 1863, sm. 8vo; H. v. Friesen, Briefe üb. S.'s Hamlet, Leipsic, 1865, 8vo ; A. Für, Brieje üb, S.'s Hamlet, Innsbruck, 1865, 8vo ; W. D. Wood, Hamlet from a Psycho-logical Point of View, 1870, 8vo; R. H. Home (editor), Was Hamlet Mad ? a Series of Critiques, 1871, 8vo; G-. F. Stedefeld, Hamlet ein Tendenzdrama, Berlin, 1871, Svo ; A. Meadows, Hamlet: an Essay, 1871, 8vo ; R. G. Latham, The Hamlet of Saxo Grammaticus and S., 1872, 8vo; F. A. Marshall, Study of Hamlet, 1875, 8vo; H. v. Strove, Hamlet eine Charakterstudie, Weimar, 1876, 8vo ; H. Baumgart, Die Hamlet Tragödie u. ihre)Kritik, Königsb., 1877, 8vo; A. Zinzow, Die Hamlet Sage, Halle, 1877, 8vo; A. Büchner, Hamlet le Hanois, 1878, 8vo; M. Moltke, S.'s Hamlet Quellen, 1881, 8vo; E. P. Vining, The Mystery of Hamlet, Philad., 1881, sm. 8vo [Hamlet a woman]; H. Besser, Zur Hamlet Frage, 1882, 8vo; E. Stenger, Der Hamlet Charakter, 1883,8vo; A. Brereton, Some famous Hamlets, 1884,8vo. HENRY IV. (Pt. i.:Q.l,1598; Q.2, 1599; Q.3, 1604; Q.4, 1608; Q.5, 1613; Q.6, 1622; Q.7, 1632; Q.8,1639. Pt. iL: (¿.1 and Q.2,1C00): E. A. Struve, Studien zu S.'s Henry IV., Kiel, 1851, 4to, HENRY V. (Q.l, 1600; Q.2, 1602; Q.3, 1608): G. A. Schmeding, Essays on S.'s Henry V-, 1874, 8vo. HENRY VI. (Pt. i. 1st ed. in F.l. Pt. ii. 1st ed. in IM. Contention, (be.: Q.l, 1594 ; Q.2, 1600; Q.3, 1619. Pt. iii. 1st ed. in F.l. Richard of Yorke: Q.l, 1505 ; Q.2, 1600): E. Malone, Dissertation on Henry VL, 1792, 8vo; G. L. Rives, Authorship of Henry VI., 1874, 8vo. HENRY VIII. (1st ed. in F.l). JULIUS CESAR (1st ed. in F.l): G. L. Craik, The English of S. Illustrated, 3d ed. 1866, sm. 8vo; H. Gomont, Le Cesar de S., 1874, 8vo; M. G. Moberly, Hints for S. Study exemplified in Julius Cxsar, 1881, 8vo. KING JOHN (1st authentic ed. in F.l. Troublesome Raigne, spurious : Q.l, 1591; Q.2, 1611; Q.3, 1622). KING LEAR (Q.l, Q.2, Q.3, 1608; Q.4,1655): [C. Jennens], King Lear Vindicated, 1772,8vo; H. Neumann, Ueber Lear u. Ophelia, Breslau, 1866, 8vo; J. R. Seeley, W. Young, and E. A. Hart, Three Essays on Lear, 1851, 8vo, Beaufoy prize essays. LOVE'S LABOUR 'S LOST (Q.l, 1598 ; Q.2, 1631). MACBETH (1st ed. in F.l): [Dr S. Johnson] Miscellaneous Observations on Macbeth, 1745, 12mo ; J. P. Kemble, Macbeth and Richard III., 1817, 8vo ; C. W. Opzoomer, Aanteekeningen op Macbeth, Amst., 1854, 8vo ; G. Sexton, Psychology of Macbeth, 1869, 8vo; J. G. Ritter, Beiträge zur Er kl. des Macbeth, Leer, 1871, 2 pts. 4to ; V. Kaiser, Macbeth und Lady Macbeth, Basel, 1875, 8vo; E. R. Russell, The True Macbeth, 1875, Svo; T. Hall Caine, Richard III. and Macbeth, 1877, 8vo; A. Horst, König Macbeth, eine Schottische Sage, Bremen, 1876, 16mo. MEASURE FOR MEASURE (ist ed. in F.l). MERCHANT OF VENICE (Q.l, Q.2,1600; Q.3,1637; Q.4, 1652): G. Earren, Essay oxi Shylock, 1833, 8vo; F. V. Hugo, Commentary on the Merchant of Venice, translated, 1863, 8vo; H. Graetz, Shylock in d. Sage, 1880, 8vo; A. Pietscher, Versuch einer Studie üb. S.'s Kaufmann v. V., 1881, 8vo ; C. II. C. Plath, S.'s Kaufmann v. V., 1882, Svo. MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR (Q.l, 1602; Q.2, 1619; Q.3,1630): J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, Account of the only known MS. of S.'s Plays, 1843, 8vo. MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Q.l, Q.2, 1600): N. J. Halpin, Oberon's Vision and Lylie's Endymion (Shake-speare Society), 1843, 8vo; J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, Introduction to S.'s Mid-summer Night's Dream, 1841, Svo, and Illustrations of the Fairy Mythology of Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakesp. Soc), 1845, 8vo ; the same with J. Ritson, Fairy Tales, Legends, and Romances, ed. Hazlitt, 1875, 8vo; E. Her-mann, Drei S. Studien, Erlangen, 1877-9,4 pts. sm. 8vo ; L. E. A. Proescholdt, On the Sources of S.'s Midsummer Night's Dream, 1878, 8vo. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Q.l, 1600): W. W. Lloyd, Much Ado, 6cc, with essay, 1884, 8vo, to prove reputed prose to be metrical. OTHELLO (Q.l, 1622 ; Q.2, 1630 ; Q.3, 1655): W. Parr, The Story of the Moor of Venice, 1795, 8vo; R. G. Macgregor, Othello's Character, 1852, 8vo; J. E. Taylor, The Moor of Venice, Cinthio's Tale and S.'s 'Tragedy, 1855,8vo. PERICLES (Q.l [Pavier, n. d.]; Q.2. Q.3, 1609 ; Q.4,1611; Q.5, 1619; Q.6,1630; Q.7, 1635): R. Boyle, On Wilkins't Share in Pericles, 1882, 8vo. RICHARD II. (Q.l, 1597; Q.2, 1598 ; Q.3, Q.4, 1608; Q.5, 1615; Q.6, 1634): Riechelmann, Zu Richard II. S. u. Holinshcd, Plauen, 1860, 8vo. RICHARD III. (Q.l, 1597 ; Q.2, 1598; Q.3, 1602 ; Q.4, 1605 ; Q.5, 1612; Q.6, 1622; Q.7, 1624; Q.8, 1629; Q.9, 1634): M. Beale, Lecture on the Times and Play of Richard III., 1844, Svo; I. F. Schoene, Ueber den Charakter Richard III. bei S., 1856, 8vo; L. Moser, Observations on S.'s Richard III., Hertford, 1869, 8vo. ROMEO AND JULIET (Q.l, 1597; Q.2, 1599; Q.3, 1609; Q.4, n. d.; Q.5, 1637): J. C. Walker, Historical Memoir on Italian Tragedy, 1799, 4to ; G. Pace Sanfelice, The Original Story of Romeo and Juliet, by L. da Porto, 1868, 8vo; T. Straeter, Die Komposition S.'s Romeo u. Julia, Bonn, 1861, 8vo; C. R. E. Hartmann, Romeo u. Julia, Leipsic,
1874, 8vo, a critical essay ; M. F. G uenther, Defence of S.'s Romeo and Juliet, 1876, 8vo ; R, Gericke, Romeo u. Julia nach S.'s MS., 1880,8vo. TAMING OF THE SHREW (1st ed. in F.l). TEMPEST (1st ed. in F.l): J. Holt, Remarks on the Tempest, 1750, 8vo ; E. Malone, Incidents from which S.'s Tempest wan derived, 1808-9, 2 pts. 8vo ; G. Chalmers, Another Account, &c, 1815, 8vo ; Rev. J. Hunter, Disquisition on the Tempest, 1839, 8vo ; P. Macdonnell, Essay on the Tempest, 1840, 8vo ; Notes of Studies on the Taming of the Shrew,S. Society of Philadelphia, 1866,4to, with bibliography of the Tempest; J. Meissner, Untersuchungen üb. S.'s Sturm, Dessau, 1872, 8vo ; D. Wilson, Caliban, the Missing Link, 1873, 8vo ; C. C. Hense, Das Antike in S.'s Dramen: D. Sturm, 1879, 8vo. TIMON OF ATHENS (1st ed. in F.l): A. Mueller, Ueber die Quellen aus denen S. den Timon v. Athen entnommen ha t, Jena, 1873, 8vo. TITUS ANDRONICUS (Q.l, 1594, no copy known; Q.2,1600; Q.3, 1611). TROILUS AND CRESSIDA (Q.l, Q.2, 1609): Annotations by S. Johnson, G. Steevens, &c, upon Troilus and Cressida, 1787, 12mo ; L. Bannig, DeS.fabula quse Troiluset Cressida inscribitur, 1870, 8vo. TWELFTH NIGHT, THE Two GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, and THE WINTER'S TALE (all tinto first printed in F.l).

SONNETS (Q.l, 1609): J. Boaden, On the Sonnets of S., 1837, 8vo ; C. A. Brown, S.'s Autobiographical Poems, 183S, Svo; I. Donnelly, The Sonnets of S., 1859, 8vo; Dr Barnstorff, Key to S.'s Sonnets, translated, 1862, 8vo ; B. Corney, The Soimets of S., 1862, 8vo ; [E. A. Hitchcock], Remarks on the Sonnets ofS., N.Y., 1865, 12mo ; R. Simpson, Introduction to the Philosophy of S.'s Sonnets, 1S68, 8vo ; H. Brown, The Sonnets of S. solved, 1870, 8vo ; C, M. Ingleby, The Soule arrayed, Sonnet cxlvi., 1872, 8vo ; G. Massey, The Secret Drama of S.'s Sonnets unfolded, 2d ed. 1872, 8vo. VENUS AND ADONIS (Q.l, 1593; Q.2, 1594; sm. 8vo, 1596, 1599, 1600(0. 1602, 1617, 1620, 1627,1630, 1636 ; 8vo, 1675) : A. Morgan, Venus and Adonis, Study in Warwickshire Dialect, N.Y., 1885, 8vo. LUCRECE (Q.l, 1594 ; sm. 8vo, 1598, 1600, 1607,1616 ; 16mo, 1624; 12mo, 1632 ; 16mo, 1655). PASSIONATE PILGRIM (16mo, 1599 ; 2d ed. not known ; 3d ed. 16mo, 1612) : A. HoMmen, S.'s Passionate Pilgrim, 1867, 8vo, dissertation.

FALSTAFF : C. Morris, True Standard of Wit, with Character of Sir J. Falstaff 1744, 8vo; W. Richardson, Essays on Character of Sir J. Falstaff, 1788, 8vo ; M. Morgan, Essay on Sir J. Falstaff, 1777, new edition 1825, 8vo, vindicates his courage ; J. H. Hackett, Falstaff, 1840, 8vo; J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, On the Character of Falstaff in Henry IV., 1841,8vo ; E. Schneller, Don Quixote und Falstaff, Berlin, 1858, 8vo; G. W. Rusden, Character of Falstaff, Melbourne, 1870, 8vo.

FEMALE CHARACTERS: W. Richardson, On S.'s Female Characters, Sc., 1788, 8vo; A. M. Jameson, Characteristics of Women, 1832, 2 vols. 12mo, illustrated; C. Heath, The Heroines of S., 1848, large 4to, illustrated, and The S. Gallery, containing the Principal Female Characters, 1836, large 8vo, plates reproduced in H. L. Palmer's Stratford Gallery, N.T., 1859, large 8vo; M. C. Clarke, Girlhood of S.'s Heroines, 1850-2, 3 vols. 8vo ; H. Heine, Englische Fragmente und S.'s Mädchen und Frauen, Hamburg, 1861, sm. 8vo; F. A. Leo, S.'s Frauenideale, Halle, 1868, 8vo; F. M. v. Bodenstedt, S.'s Frauencharaktere, 2d ed., Berlin, 1876, 8vo; M. Summer, Les Heroines de Kalidasa et les Heroines de S., 1879, sm. 8vo; Lady Martin, On some of S.'s Female Characters, 1885, 8vo; Mrs M. L. Elliott, S.'s Garden of Girls, 1885, 8vo.

HUMOUR : J. Weiss, Wit, Humour, and S., Boston, 1876, 16mo; J. R. Ehrlich, Der Humor S.'s, Vienna, 1878, 8vo.


T. Edwards, Supplement to Mr Warburton's Edition, being the Canons of Criticism and Glossary, 1748, Svo, 7th ed. 1765; R. Warner, Letter on a Glossary to S., 1768, 8vo; R. Nares, Glossary, 1822, 4to, new edition 1859, 2 vols. 8vo ; J. M. Jost, Erkl. Worterbuch, Berlin, 1830, sm. 8vo ; J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, 1846-7, 2 vols. 8vo, and Hand-Book Index to the Works, 1866, 8vo, phrases, manners, &c.; J. L. Hilgers, Sind nicht in S. noch manche Verse wiederherzustellen in Prosa? Aix-la-Chapelle, 1852, 4to; N. Delius, S. Lexikon, Bonn, 1852, Svo; W. S. Walker, S.'s Versification, 1854, 8vo, and Examination of the Text ofS., with Remarks on his Language, 1860, 3 vols. 8vo; C. Bathurst, S.'s Versification at different Periods, 1857, sm. 8vo; S. Jervis, Dictionary of the Language of S., 1868, 4to; G. Helmes, The English Adjective in S., Bremen, 1868, 8vo; A. J. Ellis, On Early English Pronunciation, 1869-75, 4 vols. 8vo ; W. L. Rushton, S.'s Euphuism, 1871,8vo ; D. Rohde, Die Hillfszeitwort" To do" beiS., Güttin-gen, 1872, 8vo; E. A. Abbott, Shakespearian Grammar, new edition 1873, sm. 8vo; K. Seitz, Die Alliteration im Engl, vor u, bei S., 1S75, 4to; E. Pfeffer, Die Anredepronomina bei S., 1877, 8vo.; P. A. Bronisch, Das neutrale Possessivpronom bei S., 1878, 8vo; O. W. F. Lohniann, Die Auslassung des Relativpronomens, &c, 1879, 8vo; A. Dyce, Glossary, new edition, 1880, 8vo ; C. Deutschbein, S. Grammatik f. Deutsche, 1882, 8vo A. Lummert, Die Orthographie der ersten Folioausgabe, 1883, Svo ; C. Mackay, Obscure Words and Phrases in S., 1884, 8vo; G. H. Browne, S.'s Versification, Boston, 1884, 12mo, includes bibliography; L. Kellner, Zur Syntax des Engl. Verbums, Vienna, 1885, 8vo; J. H. Siddons, Shakespearian Referee, Washington, 1886, 8vo, encyclopaedic glossary.


C. Gildon, Shakespeariana, in his Complete Art of Poetry, 1718, 12mo, the first of the class ; Dr W. Dodd, The Beauties of S., 1752, 2 vols. 12mo, reprinted (in various forms) more frequently than any similar work; C. Lofft, Aphorisms from S., 1812, 12mo; T. Dolby, The Shakespearian Dictionary, 1832, 8vo, and A Thousand Shakespearian Mottoes, 1856,32mo; Mrs M. C. Clarke, S. Proverbs, 1847, sm. 8vo, reprinted ; J. B. Marsh, Familiar, Proverbial, and Select Sayings from S., 1864, 8vo ; E. Routledge, Quotations from S., 1867, 8vo; C. W. Stearns, The S. Treasury, N.Y., 1869, 12mo; Capt. A. E. P. Harcourt, The S. Argosy, 1874, sm. 8vo; G. S. Bellamy, New Shakespearian Dictionary, 1877, 8vo ; A. A. Morgan, The Mind of S., 1SS0, 8vo, quotations in alphabetical order; C. Arnold, Index to Shakespearian Thought, 1880, 8vo


A. Becket, Concordance, 1787, 8vo, the earliest; S. Ayscough, Index, 1790, large 8vo, 2d ed. enlarged, 1827, useful; F. Twiss, Complete Verbal Index, 1805, 2 vols. 8vo; M. Cowden Clarke, Complete Concordance, 1844, 8vo, deals only with the plays (no complete one exists); Mrs H. H. Burness, Concordance to Poems, Philadelphia, 1874, 8vo, completing Mrs C. Clarke's; A. Schmidt, S. Lexikon, Berlin, 1874-5, 2 vols, large Svo, in English, both concordance and dictionary; C. and M. C. Clarke, The S. Key, 1879, 8vo, companion to the Concordance; J. Bartlett, The S. Phrase Book, 1881, 8vo; W. H. D. Adams, Concordance to Plays, 1886, 8vo.


Mrs C. Lennox, S. Ilustrated ______, 3 vols. 12mo, dedication by Johnson, many of the observations also said to be by him; T. Hawkins, The Origin of the English Drama, 1773, 3 vols. 8vo ; J. Nichols, The Six Old Plays on which S. founded Measure for Measxtre, &c, 1779, 2 vols. 12mo; T. Echtermeyer, L. Henschel, and K. Simrock, Quellen des S., Berlin, 1831, 3 vols. 16mo; L. Tieck, S.'s Vorschule, Leipsic, 1823-9, 2 vols. 8vo; J. P. Collier, S.'s Library [1843], 2 vols. 8vo, 2d ed. [by W. C. Hazlitt] 1875, 6 vols. 8vo ; W. C. Hazlitt, S.'s Jest Books, 1864, 3 vols. 8vo: W. W. Skeat, S.'s Plutarch, 1875, 8vo; F. A. Leo, Four Chapters of North's Plutarch, 1878, folio; R. Simpson, The School of S., 1878, 2 vols. 8vo.


ANGLING : H. N. Ellacombe, S. as an Angler, 1883, 8vo. BIBLE : T. R. Eaton, S. and the Bible, 1858,8vo ; J. Bruwu, Bible Truths with Shakespearian Parallels, 3d ed. 1872, 8vo ; J. Bees, S. and the Bible, Phil., 1876, sm. Svo ; Bp. C. Wordsworth, S.'s Knowledge and Use of the Bible, 1864, 8vo ; C. Bullock, S.'s Debt to the Bible, 1879, 8vo. BOTANY : J. E. Giraud, Flowers of S., 1847, 4to, plates; S. Beisly, S.'s Garden, 1861, 8vo; H. N. Ellacombe, Plant-lore and Garden-craft ofS., 2d ed. 1884, sm. 8vo; L. H. Grindon, S.'s Flora, 1883, 8vo. EMBLEMS: H. Green, S. and the Emblem Writers, 1870, 4to. FOLK-LORE : W. Bell, S.'s Puck and his Folks-lore, 1852-64, 3 vols. sm. 8vo ; W. J. Thorns, "The I^lkdore of Shakespeare," in Three Notelets, 1865, 8vo, re-printed from Athemeum, 1847 ; B. Tschischwitz, Nachklänge Germanischer Mythe in S., Halle, 1868, 8vo ; [W. C. Hazlitt, editor], Fairy Tales, Legends, and Romances illustrating S., dec, 1875, 8vo ; T. F. T. Dyer, Folk-lore of S., 1884, 8vo. LEARNING: P. Whalley, Enquiry into the Learning of S., 1748, 8vo; R. Farnier, Essay on the Learning of S., 1767, 8vo, reprinted in the variorum (1821) and other editions, criticized by W. Maginn, see S. Papers, annotated by S. Mackenzie, N.Y., 1856, sm. 8vo ; [K. Prescot], Essay on the Learning ofS., 1774, 4to ; E. Capell, The School of S., 1780, 4to (vol. iii. of his Notes and Various Readings to S., 1779-83, 3 vols. 4to); P. Stapfer, S. et l'antiquité, Paris, 1879, 8vo, translated 1880, 8vo. LEGAL : W. L. Bushton, S. a Lawyer, 1858, 8vo, S.'s Legal Maxims, 1859, 8vo, S.'s Testamentary Language, 1869, 8vo, and S. illustrated by the Lex Scripta, 1870, 8vo ; Lord Campbell, S.'s Legal Acquirements, 1859, 8vo; H. T., Was S. a Lawyer ? 1871, 8vo ; J. Kohler, S. vor dem Forum der Jurisprudenz, und Nachwort, 1883-4, 2 pts. Svo; F. E. Heard, S. as a Lawyer, Boston, 1884, 16mo ; C.K. Davis, The Law in S., St Paul, U.S., 1884, 8vo. MEDICINE : G. Farren, Essays on Mania exhibited in Hamlet, Ophelia, &c, 1833, 8vo ; J. C. Bucknill, The Medical Knowledge of S., 1860, Svo, and The Mad Folk of S., 1867, sm. Svo; C. W. Stearns, S.'s Medical Knowledge, N.Y., 1865, sm. 8vo; G. Cless, Medicinische Blumenlese aus S., Stuttgart, 1865, 8vo ; A. O. Kellogg, S.'s Delineations of Insanity, ibc, N.Y., 1806, 16mo ; IL B. Aubert, S. als Mediciner, Rostock, 1873, 8vo ; J. P. Chesney, S. as a Physician, St Louis, 1884, 8vo; B. R. Field, Medical Thoughts of S., 2d ed., Easton, U.S., 1885, 8vo. MILITARY: W. J. Thorns, "Was S. ever a Soldier?" in his Three Notelets, 1865, 8vo. NATURAL HISTORY : R. Patterson, Insects mentioned in S.'s Plays, 1838, 8vo ; J. II. Eennell, S. Cyclopxdia, 1862, 8vo, pt. i. Zoology, Man (all published); ,T. E. Harting, Ornithology of S., 1871, 8vo ; C. R. Smith, The Rural hife ofS., 1874, 8vo ; J. Walter, S.'s Home and Rural Life, 1874, 4to, illustrated; B. Mayou, Natural History of S., 1877, 8vo, quotations ; E. Phipson, Animal Lore of S.'s Time, 1883, sm. 8vo. PHILO-SOPHY: W. J. Birch, Philosophy and Religion of S., 1848, sm. 8vo; V. Knauer, W. S., der Philosoph, Innsbruck, 1879, 8vo. PRINTING: W. Blades, S. and Typography, 1872, Svo. PSYCHOLOGY : J. C. Bucknill, The Psychology of S-, 1859, 8vo ; E. Onimus, La Psychologie dans les Drames de S., 1876, 8vo. SEA : J. Schuemann, See u. Seefahrt in S.'s Dramen, 1S76, 4to.


S. Museum, edited by M, L. Moltke, Leipsie, 23d April 1870 to 23d February 1874, 20 Nos. (all published); Shakespeariana, 18S3, sm. 8vo, in progress. From the commencement of Notes and Queries in 1S56, a special Shakespeare department (see Indexes) has been carried on. See also W. E. Poole's Index to Periodical Literature, Boston, 1882, and supplements.


Proceedings of the Sheffield S. Club (1819-29), 1829, 8vo ; Shakespeare Society, various publications, 1841-53. 48 vols. 8vo ; New Shakspere Society, Transactions and other publications, reprints of quartos, &c, 1874, &c, 8vo, in progress; Deutsche S. Gesellschaft, Jahrbuch, Weimar, 1865, &c, in pro-gress. The S. Societies of New York and Philadelphia publish transactions.


W. Linley, S.'s Dramatic Songs, n. d., 2 vols, folio; The S. Album, or Warwickshire Garland (C. Lonsdale), 1862, folio ; G. G. Gervinus, Händel u. S., Leipsie, 1868, 8vo ; H. Lavoix, Les Traducteurs de S. en Musique, 1869, 8vo ; A. Hoffe, Handbook of S. Music, 1878, 4to ; List of Songs and Passages set to Music (N. S. Soc), 1884, 8vo. See also the musical works of J. Addison, T. A. Arne, C. H. Berlioz, Sir II. R. Bishop, C. Dibdin, W. Linley, M. Locke, G. A. Macfarren, F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, II. Purcell, G. Verdi, &c.


C. Taylor, Picturesque Beauties of S., after Smirke, Stothard, &c, 1783-7, 2 vols. 4to ; W. H. Bunbury, Series of Prints Illustrative of S., 1792-6, oblong folio ; S. Harding, 6\ Illustrated, 1793, 4to ; S. Ireland, Picturesque Scenes upon the Avon, 1795, Svo ; J. and J. Boydell, Collection of Prints from Pictures Illustrating the Dramatic Works of S., 1802-3, 2 vols, atlas folio, 100 plates, forms supplement to BoydelVs edition; reproduced by photography, 1864, 4to, reduced, and edited by J. P. Norris, Philadelphia, 1874, 4to; S. Portfolio, 1821-9, roy. 8vo; Stothard, Illustrations of S., 1826, 8vo ; F. A. M. Retzsch, Gallerte zu S.'s dramat. Werken in Umrissen, Leipsie, 1828-46, 8 vols., obi. 4to; J. Thurston, Illustrations of S., 1830, 8vo ; F. Howard, The Spirit of the Plays of S., 1833, 5 vols. 8vo ; L. S. Ruh], Skizzen zu S.'s dram. Werken, Frankfort, 1827-31, Cassel, 1838-40, 6 vols, oblong folio ; G. F. Sargent, S. Illustrated in a Series of Landscape and Archi-tectural Designs, 1842, 8vo, reproduced as The Book of S. Gems, 1S46, 8vo ; W. v. Kaulbach, S. Gallerie, Berlin, 1857-8, 3 pts. folio ; P. Konewka, Ein Sommernacht straum, Heidelb., 1868, 4to, and Falstaffu. seine Gesellen, Stras-burg, 1872, 8vo ; E. Dowden, S. Scenes and Characters, 1876, 4to, illustrations from A. F. Pechfs S. Gallerie, Leipsie, 1S76, 4to ; J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, HandList of Drawings and Engravings Illustrative of the Life ofS., 1884, 8vo.


A.—General Works.

N. Rowe, The Life of Mr W. S., 1743, 8vo, the first separate life ; N. Drake, S. and his Times, 1817, 2 vols. 4to ; J. Britton, Remarks on the Life and Writings of S., revised edition, 1818, sm. 8vo ; A. Skottowe, Life of S., 1824, 2 vols. 8vo ; J. P. Collier, Neiv Facts, 1835, 8vo, Nero Particulars, 1S36, 8vo, Further Particulars, 1839, 8vo, and Traditionary Anecdotes ofS. collected in 1673, 1838, Svo; T. Campbell, Life and Writings of W. S., 1838, 8vo; C. Knight, S., a Biography, 1813, 8vo. reprinted in Studies, 1850, 2 vols. 8vo ; J. 0, Halliwell Phillipps, The Life of W. S., 1848, 8vo, S. Facsimiles, 1863, folio, Illustrations of the Life of S,, 1874, folio, and Outlines of the Life ofS., 1881, 8vo, 6th ed. 1886, 2 vols. Svo ; F. P. G. Guizot, S. et son temps, 1852, 8vo, translated into English, 1852, Svo ; G. M. Tweddell, S., his Times and Con-temporaries, 1852, 12mo, 2d ed. 1861-3, unfinished; W. W. Lloyd, Essays on Life and Plays ofS., 1858, 8vo ; S. Neil, S., a Critical Biography, 1861, 8vo ; T. De Quincey, S., a Biography, 1864, 8vo ; T. Kenny, Life and Genius ofS., 1864, 8vo ; W. Bekk, W. S., eine biogr. Studie, Munich, 1864, sm. Svo ; S. W. Fullom, The History of IV. 6\, 2d ed. 1SG4, 8vo ; Victor M. Hugo, W. S., 1864, 8vo,—translated into Dutch, German, and English; H. G. Bohn, Biography and Bibliography of S. (Philobiblon Soc., 1863), 8vo, illustrations: J. Jordan, Original Collections on S. and Stratford, 1780, edited by J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, 1864, 4to ; J. A. Heraud, S.'s inner Life as intimated in his Works, 1865, 8vo; R. G. White, Memoirs of the Life of W. S., Boston, 1865, 8vo ; S. A. Allibone, Biography of S. (hi Dictionary, vol. 2, 1870); II. N. Hudson. S.—his Life, Art, and Characters, Boston, 1872, 4th ed. 1883, 2 vols. 12mo ; B. Gênée, S., sein Leben u. s. Werke, Hildburghausen, 1872, 8vo ; F. K. Elze, W. S., Halle, 1876, large Svo; G. H. Calvert, S.— a Biographic, ^Esthetic Study, Buston, 1879, 16mo ; W. Tegg, S. and his Contemporaries, 1879, 8vo ; W, lienty, S„ with some Notes on his early Biography, 1S82, sm. 8vo ; E. Hermann, Ergänzungen xi. Berichtigungen der hergebrachten S. Biograph., Erl., 1884, 2 vols. 8vo; E, G. Eleày, Chronicle History of the Life and Work of'W. S., 1886, 8vo.

B.—Special Works.
AUTOGRAPH : Sir E. Madden, Autograph and Orthography of S., 1837, 4to ; S.'s Autograph, copied and enlarged by J. Harris, tfce. (Rodd), 1843; J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, S.'s Will, 1851, 4to; H. Staunton, Memorials of S. Photographed, 1864, folio; J. H. Fris well, Photogr. Reprod. of S.'s Will, 1864, 4to. BIRTHDAY : B. Corney, Argument on the Assumed Birthday, 1864, 8vo. BONES : C. M. Ingleby, S.'s Rones, 18S3, sm. 4to ; W. Hall, S.'s Grave, Notes of Traditions, 1S84, Svo. CRAB TREE : C. E. Green, Legend of S.'s Crab Tree, 1857, 4to, illustrated. DEER STEALING: C. H. Bracebridge, S. no Deer Stealer, 1862, 8vo, illustrated. GENEALOGY : .T. Jordan, Pedigree of the Family of S., 1796, in vol. iii. of R. Ryan's Dramatic Table Talk, 1825-30, 3 vols. 8vo ; Memoirs of the Families of S. and Hart, 1790, ed. Halliwell, 1865, 4to; G. R. French, Shakspeareana Genealogica, 1869, 8vo ; J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, Entries respecting S., his Family and Connexions, 1864, 4to. GHOST-BELIEF : A. Bolfe, The Ghost Belief of S., 1851, Svo ; T. A. Spalding, Elizabethan Demonolugy, 1880, Svo. NAME : J. 0. Halliwell Phillipps, New Lamps or Old? 1880, 8vo, advocates "Shakespeare." OCCUPATION: see Special Knowledge, above. RELIGION : F. Fritzart, War S. ein Christ ? Heidelberg, 1832, 8vo ; W. J. Birch, Philosophy and Religion ofS., 1848, sm. 8vo, thinks him a sceptic ; E. Vehse, S. als Protestant, Politiker, Psycholog, u. Dichter, Hamburg, 1851, 2 vols. sm. 8vo ; J. J. Rietmann, Ueber S.'s religiöse u. ethische Bedeutung, St Gallen, 1853, 12mo ; A. E. Bio, S-, 1S64, 8vo (S. Roman Catholic); W. Koenig, S. als Dichter, Weltweiser, u. Christ, Leipsic, 1873, 8vo; A. Gilman, S.'s Morals, N.Y., 1880, 8vo ; J. M. Raieh, S.'s Stellung zur Kathol. Religion, 18S4, 8vo. STRATFORD-UPON-AVON : B. B. Wheler, History and Antiquities of Stratford, 1806, 8vo, Account of the Birth-place, new edition 1863, 8vo, and Collectanea, 1865, 4to ; F. W. Fairholt, The Home of S., 1847, 8vo, engravings reproduced in S. Neil's Home of S., 1871, 8vo ; J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, New Boke about S. and Stratford, 1850, 4to, Brief Hand List of the Borough Records, 1862, 8vo, Descriptive Calendar,
1863, folio, Brief Guide to the Gardens, 1863, 8vo, Historical Account of the New Place, 1864, folio illustrated, and Stratford in the Times of the S.s, 1864, folio; E. Lees, Stratford as connected with S., 1854, 8vo ; J. B. Wise, S., his Birthplace and its Neighbourhood, 1861, 8vo ; J. C. M. Bellew, S.'s Home at Neiv Place, 1863, sm. Svo, illustrated, with pedigrees ; R. E. Hunter, S. and Strafford, 1864, 8vo; J. M. Jephson, S., his Birthplace, Home, and Grave,
1864, 4to, illustrated; J. Walter, S.'s Home and Rural Life, 1874, 4to, illustrative of localities; C. M. Ingleby, S. and the Welcombe Enclosures, 1883, folio ; S. L. Lee, Stratford-on-Avon, 18S4, folio, illustrated.


G. Steevens, Proposals for Publishing the Felton Portrait, 1794, Svo; J. Britton, On the Monumental Bust, 1816, 8vo ; J. Boaden, Authenticity of Various Pictures and Prints offered as Portraits of S., 1824, 4to ; A. Wivell, The Monumental Bust, 1827, 8vo, and Inquiry into the S. Portraits, 1840, 8vo ; II. Rodd, The Chandos Portrait [1849], 8vo ; R. H. Förster, Remarks on the Chandos Portrait, 1849, 8vo ; J. P. Collier, Dissertation upon the Imputed Portraits, 1851, 8vo; J. H. Friswell, Life Portraits of W. S., 1864, 8vo ; G. Scharf, On the Principal Portraits of S., 1864, 12mo ; E. T. Craig, S. and his Portraits, Bust, and Monument, 2d ed. 1864, 8vo, and S.'s Portraits phreno-logically considered, Philadelphia, 1875, Svo ; G. Harrison, The Strafford Bust, Brooklyn, 1865, 4to; W. Page, Study of S.'s Portraits, 1876, sm. 4to ; J. P. Norris, Bibliography of Works on the Portraits ofS., Philadelphia, 1879, Svo, 44 titles, The Death Mask ofS., 1884, and The Portraits of S., Phil., 1885, 4to, with bibliography of 111 references,and illustrations. An elaborate account by A. M. Knapp of the portraits in the Barton collection, Boston Public Library, may be found in the S. Catalogue, 18S0, large Svo.


E. Malone, Historical Account of the English Stage, 1790, enlarged in Boswell's edition, 1821 ; J. P. Collier, History of English Dramatic Poetry, 1831, new ed. 1879, 3 vols. 8vo, Memoirs of Edw, Alleyne (Shakespeare Society), 1841, 8vo, The Alleyne Papers (Shakespeare Society), 1843, Svo [see G. F. Warner's catalogue of the Dulwich MSS., 1881, 8vo], and Memoirs of the Principal Actors in the Plays of S. (Shakespeare Society), 1846, 8vo ; N. J. Halpin, The Dramatie Unities ofS., 1849, 8vo, ed. by C. M. Ingleby (N.S. Soc, series i., 1875-6); N. Delius, Ueber das Englische Theaterwesen zu S.'s Zeit, Bremen, 1853, 8vo ; A. Mezières, Prédécesseurs et Contemporains de S., 1863, 3d ed. 1881, 8vo, and Contemporains et successeurs de S., 3d ed. 1881 ; Rev. W. R. Arrowsmith, S.'s Editors and Commentators, 1865, 8vo ; W. Kelly, Notices of the Drama and Popular Amusements of the 16th and 17th Centuries, 1865, 8vo; CM. Ingleby, Traces of the Authorship of the Works attributed to S., 1868, 8vo, S.'s Centurie of Prayse, culled from Writers of the First Century after his Rise, 1874, 4to (enlarged by Miss Toulmin Smith for N. S. Soc, 1879), and S. Allusion Books (N. S. Soc.), 1874 ; H. I. Buggies, The Method ofS. as an Artist, N.Y., 1870, 8vo ; A. H. Paget, S.'s Plays, a Chapter of Stage History, 1875, 8vo ; H. Ulrici, S.'s Dramatic Art, translated by L. D. Schmitz, 1876, 2 vols. 8vo ; H. P. Stokes, The Chronological Order of S.'s Plays, 1878, 8vo ; C. Knortz, S. in Amerika, Berlin, 1882, 8vo ; C. Muerer, Synchronist Zusammenstellung der wichtigsten Notizen üb. S.'s Leben u. Werke, 1882, 4to; J. A. Symonds, S.'s Predecessors in the English Drama, 1884, 8vo; A. R. Erey, S. and the alleged Spanish Prototypes, N.Y., 1886, sm. 4to.

GERMANY: S.'s Schauspiele erläutert von F. Horn, Leipsic, 1823-31, 5 vols. 8vo ; E. A. Hagen, 5.'s erstes Erscheinen auf den Bühnen Deutschlands, Königs., 1S32, 8vo ; K. Assman, S. und seine deutschen Uebersetzer, Liegnitz, 1843, 4to; N. Delius, Die Schlegel-Tiecksehe S. Uebersetz., Bonn, 1846, 12mo ; F. K. Elze, Die Englische Sprache in Deutschland, Dresden, 1864, 12mo; E. A. T. Kreyssig, S. Cultus, Elbing. 1864, 8vo ; L. G. Lemcke, S. in seinem Verhältnisse zu Deutschland, Leipsic, 1864, 8vo ; W. J. Thorns, " S. in Germany," in Three Notelets, 1865, 8vo ; A. Cohn, S. in Germany in the 16th and 17th Centuries, 1865, 4to ; C. Humbert, Molière, S., und d. deutsche Kritik, Leipsic, 1869, 8vo ; W. Oechelhäuser, Die Würdigung S.'s in Engl. u. Deutsch-land, 1869, 8vo ; R. Gênée, Geschichte d. S.'schen Dramen in Deutschland, Leipsic, 1870, 8vo, M. Bernays, Zur Entstehungsgeschichte des Schlegelsehen S., Leipsic, 1872, 8vo ; R. J. Benedix, Die S.omanie, Stuttgart, 1873, 8vo ; W. Wagner, S. und die neueste Kritik, Hamburg, 1874, 8vo; J. Meissner, Die englischen Comödianten in Oesterreich, Vienna, 1884, Svo.

FRANCE: J. B. M. A. Lacroix, Histoire de l'influence de S. sur le théâtre français, Brussels, 1856, 8vo ; W. Reymond, Corneille, S., et Goethe, Berlin, 1864, 8vo ; A. Schmidt, Voltaire's Verdienste urn die Einführung S., 1864, 4to.


Essay on the Jubilee at Stratford, 1760, 8vo ; S.'s Garland, 1769, 8vo, second edition 1826, 8vo ; Concise Account of Garrick's Jubilee, 1769, and the Festivals 0/1827 and 1830, 1830, 8vo ; Descriptive Account of the Second Gala, 1830, 8vo ; K. F. Gutzkow, Eine S. Feier an der lim, Leipsic, 1864, 8vo ; P. H. A. Möbius, Die Deutsche S. Feier, Leipsic, 1864, 8vo ; Ter-centenary Celebration by the New England Historic-Genealogical Society at Boston, 1864, 8vo ; Oficial Programme at the Tercentenary Festival at Stratford, with Life, Guide, &c, 1864, 8vo.


Miscellaneous Papers and Legal Instruments under the Hand and Seal of W. S., 1795, imp. folio, 2d ed. 1796, 8vo (W. IL Ireland's forgeries); Vortigern, an Historical Tragedy, 1796, sm. 8vo, 2d ed. 1832, 8vo (forgery) ; E. Malone, Inquiry into the Authenticity of Certain Papers and Legal Instruments, 1796, 8vu ; W. H. Ireland, Authentic Account of the Shakespearian MSS., 1796, Svo ; S. Ireland, Investigation of Mr Malone, 1797, 8vo ; J. J. Eschenburg, Weber den vorgeblichen Fund S.schen Handschriften, Leipsic, 1797, sm. 8vo ; G. Chalmers. Apology for the Believers in the S. Papers, .be, 1797-1800, 3 pts. 8vo ; [G. Hardinge], Chalmeriana, 1800, 8vo ; \V. II. Ireland, Confessions, 1805, sm. 8vo, new edition, with introduction by R. G. White, 1874, 12mo.


J. P. Collier, New Facts regarding the Life of S., 1835, 8vo, New Particulars, 1836, 8vo, Further Particulars, 1839, 8vo, Reasons for a New Edition of S.'s Works, 1841, 2d ed. 1842, 8vo, and Notes and Emendations to the Text (Shakespeare Society), 1852, 2d ed. 1853, 8vo, translated into German by Dr Leo, 1853, also in J. Frese's Ergänzungsband zu S.'s Dramen, 1853, Svo ; S. W. Singer, The Text of S. Vindicated, 1853, 8vo (anti-Collier) ; J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, Curiosities of Modern Shakespearian Criticism, 1853, Svo (anti-Collier), Observations on the MS. Emendations, 1853, 8vo (anti-Collier), and Observations on the Shakespearian Forgeries at Bridgewater House, 1853, 4to (anti-Collier); C. Knight, Old Lamps or New? 1853, 12mo (pro-Collier); Rev. A. Dyce, A Few Notes on S., 1853, 8vo ; N. Delius, Collier's alte handschr. Emendationen, Bonn, 1853, 8vo (anti-Collier) ; F. A. Leo, Die Delius'sehe Kritik, Berlin, 1853, 8vo (pro-Collier); R. G. White, S.'s Scholar, 1854, Svo (anti-Collier) ; J. T. Momnisen, Der Perkins S., Berlin, 1854, Svo (anti-Collier) ; A. E. Brae, Literary Cookery, 1855, 8vo (anti-Collier), and Collier, Coleridge, and S., 1860, 8vo, disputes authenticity of following lectures ; S. T. Coleridge, Seven Lectures on S. and Milton, edited by J. P. Collier, 1856 ; Rev. A. Dyce, Strictures on Mr Collier's New Edition [1858], 1859, 8vo (anti-Collier) ; C. M. Ingleby, The S. Fabrications, 1859, sm. 8vo, and Complete Visio of the S. Controversy, 1861, with bibliography (anti-Collier) ; N. E. S. A. Hamilton, Inquiry into the Genuineness of the MS. Corrections, 1860, 4to (anti-Collier); Collier's Reply to Hamilton, 1860, 8vo ; Sir T. D. Hardy, Review of the Present State of the S. Controversy, 1860, 8vo ; J. P. Collier, Trilogy : Conversations, 1874, 3 pts. 4to.


J. 0. Hart, The Romance of Yachting, N.Y., 1848, 12mo, first work containing doubt of Shakespeare's authorship; W. H. Smith, Was Bacon the Author of S.'s Plays? 1856, 8vo,—extended as Bacon and S., 1857, 12mo (anti-Shakespeare); D. Bacon, The Philosophy of the Plays of S. unfolded, 1857, 8vo (anti-Shakespeare); N. Holmes, Authorship of S., 1868, new ed. 1886, 2 vols. 12mo (anti-Shakespeare); Bacon's Promus, edited by Mrs H. Pott, 1883, 8vo (anti-Shakespeare); W. H. Wyman, Bibliography of the Bacon-S. Controversy, Cincinnati, 1884, 8vo, 255 entries (of which 117 pro-Shakespeare, 73 anti-, and 65 unclassified).


F. Meres, Palladis Tamia: Witts Treasury, 159S, 12mo, contains the earliest list of Shakespeare's works ; J. Wilson, Shakespeariana,—Catalogue of all the Books, Ac, relating to S., 1827, sm. 8vo; W. T. Lowndes, S. and his Commentators, 1831, 8vo, reprinted from the Manual; J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, Shakespeariana: Catalogue of Early Editions, Commentaries, Ac, 1841, 8vo, Some Account of Antiq. Books, MSS., &c, illust. of S., in his possession, 1852, 4to, illustrated, Garland of Shakespeariana, 1854, 4to, Early Editions of S., 1857, 8vo (notices of 14 early quartos), Brief Hand List of Books, &c, illustrative of S., 1S59, 8vo, Skeleton Hand List of the Early Quartos, 1860, 8vo, Hand List of Shakespeariana, 1862, 8vo, List of Works Illustrative of S. 1807, 8vo, Catalogue of the S. Library and Museum at Stratford-on-Avon, 1868, Svo, Hand List of Early Editions, 1867, 8vo, Catalogue of Warehouse Library, 1876, Svo, Brief Hand List of Selected Parcels, 1876, and Catalogue of S. Study Books, 1876, 8vo; J. Moulin, Omtrekken eener algemcene Literatuur over W. S., Kampen, 1845, 8vo (only part 2 published); S. Literatur in Deutschland, 1761-1851, by Y. II., Cassel, 1852, sm. 8vo; P. H. Sillig, Die S. Literatur bis Mitte 185k, eingeführt v. II. Xflrici, Leipsic, 1S54, Svo; L[enox], S.'s Plays in Folio, 1801, 4to, bibliographical notice; H. G. Bonn, Biography and Bibliography ofS., Philobiblon Soc, 1863, sm. Svo, bibliography with some additions from his edition of Lowndes; Shakespeareana: Verzeichniss,Vienna, 1864, 8vo ; F. Thimm, Shakespeariana from 156h, 2d edition containing the literature to 1871, 1872, 8vo, continued in Transactions of N. S. Soc.; bibliographies of Hamlet, Lear, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, may be found in H. H. Furness's New Variorum edition, Philadelphia, 1873, &c. ; Catalogue of the S. Memorial Library at the Cambridge Free Public Library, 1881. nearly all presented by H. T. Hall; S. A. Allibone, Shakespeare Bibliography (see his Dictionary, v. 2, 1870), based on Bohn with additional Americana; A. Cohn, S. Bibliographie, 1871, &c., contributed to S. Jahrbuch; H. T, Hall, Shakespearian Statistics, new edition 1874, Svo; J. D. Mullins, Catalogue of the S. Memorial Library, Birmingham Free Libraries, 1872-6, 3 pts. Svo, a magnificent collection of 7000 vols, destroyed by fire in 1879, new fully replaced ; Katalog d. Bibliothek der Deutschen S. Ges., Weimar, 1876, 8vo; K. Knortz, An American S. Bibliography, 1876, 12mo; J. Winsor, Bibliography of the Original Quartos and Folios, Cambridge, U.S., 1876. 4to (with facsimiles), and S.'s Poems, a Bibliography of the Early Editions, 1879, 8vo ; Catalogue of Works of, and relating to, W. S., Barton Coll., Boston Pub. Lib., by J. M. Hubbard, 187S-S0, 2 vols. la. Svo, the largest collection in U.S.; H. H. Morgan, A. Morgan, Topical Shakespeariana, arranged under Headings, St Louis, 1879, 8vo; Topical Index Shakespeareanie (sic) in Shakespeariana, 18S5-6, pts. xv.-xxii., repr. as Digest Shakespearean^ (sic), pt. 1 (A-F), N.Y., 1886,
8vo; T. J. I. Arnold, S. Bibliography in the Netherlands, The Hague, 1879, sm. 8vo; L. Unflad, Die S. Literatur in Deutschland, 1880, 8vo ; Ii. T. Hall, The Separate Editions of S.'s Plays, with the Alterations by various Hands, 1880, 8vo ; J. Jeremiah, Aid to Shakespearean Study, 1880, 8vo; S. Timmins, Books on S., 1885, sm. 8vo. (H. R. T.)

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Thomas Spencer Baynes, LL.D.; assistant editor of the Daily News, 1857-64; formerly Professor of Logic, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics in St Andrews Univ.; part translator of Port Royal Logic; joint editor of Encyclopaedia Britannica, ninth edition.

(b) Part 46: Bibliography on Life and Works of William Shakespeare
Henry Richard Tedder, F.S.A; Secretary and Librarian of the Athenaeum Club; librarian to Lord Acton, 1873-74; one of the organisers and joint-sec. of 1st International Conference of Librarians, 1877; President of the Library Assoc., 1897-98; treas. and sec. Metropolitan Free Libraries Committee, 1878-80; joint-editor of the first three voluumes of Transactions of Library Association, and of Reports of 1st and 2nd International Library Conference.

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