As you like it : a comedy / by W. Shakspeare ; with prefatory remarks ; the only edition existing which is faithfully marked with the stage business, and stage directions, as it is performed at the Theatres Royal by W. Oxberry, comedian.

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 [Browse]
Oxberry's ed.
Boston : Wells and Lilly ; New-York : A.T. Goodrich ; Philadelphia : E. Littell, 1822.
100 p. ; 18 cm.


Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616Stage history [Browse]
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Acting editions [Browse]
Oxberry's new English drama ; no. 34 [More in this series]
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19th-century playbooks collection, 1794-1946 (bulk 1800-1920)
  • Princeton copy 1 ThX copy 1 has numerous marks of ownership: the autograph signatures of Junius Brutus Booth and William Seymour; an early photograph of Booth mounted on the inside front cover; the ink stamp of the William Seymour Theatre Collection and a printed playbill for an unidentified performance of ''As you like it'' featuring Agnes Booth as Rosalind and J.B. Booth as Jacques (mounted onto the free endpaper at the end).
  • Princeton copy 2 ThX copy 2 is a promptbook of the Boston Museum, with the inscriptions of the museum and the ink stamp of the William Seymour Theatre Collection. This copy features stage directions and text emendations in ink.
  • Princeton copy 2 ThX copy 2 is bound in a cloth wrapper--sewn at the hinge--over the original upper cover and p. 98.
  • Princeton copy 1 ThX copy 1 imperfect: original printed paper wrappers wanting; wrappers replaced with contemporary calf binding; early title label mounted onto the upper cover.
  • Princeton copy 2 ThX copy 2 imperfect: all after p. 98 (incl. original lower cover) wanting.
  • Shattuck; AYL 46, 110
  • 19th-century Playbooks Collection (TC023), AYL 4, 9
19th-century Playbooks Collection
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