Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003,
First Edition. quarto, printed wrappers. 518pp. Cambridge University Press, New. Item #18270
A comprehensive reference surveying the editing and publishing of Shakespeare's texts from the Renaissance to today. The author includes all of the major scholarly editions and mass market popular editions widely ranging across the rich field of Shakespeare publishing. Contents: Introduction; 1. The early quartos; 2. Early collected editions; 3. The Tonson era 1: Rowe to Warburton; 4. The Tonson era 2: Johnson to Malone; 5. Copyright disputes: English publishers; 6. Copyright disputes: Scottish and Irish publishers; 7. American editions; 8. Nineteenth-century popular editions; 9. Nineteenth-century scholarly editions; 10. The new bibliography; 11. The later twentieth century; Conclusion: twenty-first-century Shakespeares; Appendix: Introduction to the Appendix; Chronological Appendix; Index 1: by play/poem; Index 2: by series title; Index 3: by editor; Index 4: by publisher; Index 5: by place (excluding London); Bibliography; Main Index. New.