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Steam-driven Shakespeare or making good books cheap : five Victorian illustrated editions / Alan R. Young.

Author/Creator:
Young, Alan R., 1941- author.
Publication:
New Castle, Delaware : Oak Knoll Press, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
234 pages ; 28 cm
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism, Textual.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Literature publishing -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Book industries and trade -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Drama -- Editing -- History.
Transmission of texts.
Book industries and trade.
Drama -- Editing.
Literature publishing
England -- London.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Contents:
Introduction
The transformation of the publishing industry and the alliance of a pioneer printer and a pioneer publisher
Charles Knight and the making of the pictorial edition of the works of Shakspere
Robert Tyas and the making of the works of Shakspere revised from the best authorities
George Routledge and the making of the plays of Shakespeare
John Cassell and the making of the plays of Shakespeare ("Cassell's illustrated
Shakespeare")
John Dicks and the making of Dicks' complete edition of Shakspere's works
Afterword.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9781584563594
1584563591
OCLC:
995805728
Publisher Number:
99974140956
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