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Full text of "Roger Ascham Toxophilus 1545"

THE   "WHITEHALL EDITION"

OF THE WORKS OF
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.

Edited from the Oiigmal Texts by H, ARTHUR DOUBLEDAY,

with the assistance of T. GREGORY FOSTER and ROBERT ELSON.

Jn 12 volumes, imperial i6mo.

The special features to which the publishers would call atten-
tion are the TYPE, which is large enough to be read with com-
fort by all; the NUMBERING of the LINES, for convenience of
reference; the ARRANGEMENT of the PLAYS in chronological
order; and the GLOSSARY whicfi. is given at the end of each
play. The text has been carefully edited from the original
editions, and follows as nearly as possible that of the Folio of
1623. A few notes recording the emendations of modern
Editors which have been adopted are printed at the end of each
play.

The volumes aie handsomely bound in buckram and in cloth,
5*. per volume, Also in half-parchment, gilt top, 6s. per
volume.

SOME PRESS OPINIONS OF "THE   WHITEHALL
SHAKESPEARE."

" The print is clear, the paper good, the margin sufficient, and the volume
not too cumbersome."—Times.

"The text gives every evidence of being edited with care and scholarship.
. . . On the whole, The Whitehall Shakespeare promises to be one of:
the most generally attractive among the many editions of the bard which
compete for public favour."—Scotsman*

" The general effect is excellent . . . it deserves a great success. ''—
National Observer.

" The Whitehall Shakespeare commends itself by its convenient fofcm,
and its clear and handsome type, as well as by some special features, amprog
which is the alphabetical index to all the characters in the plays i» ettcfe
volume."—Daily News.

" It combines, as far as possible, the requirements of a library a
edition."—Literary World.

*'There is certainly no edition of Shakespeare in the market i0$
more prettily got up or better printed. . . . One of the best edifit
the general reader that have ever appeared in this country."—*$
Leader.                                                                                       -

"Paper, print, and binding leave little to be desired."—Standard",

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