[The Merchant of Venice; Othello; Julius Caesar; Antony and Cleopatra; Coriolanus] Vybrana dramaticka dila Williama Shakespeara. Kupec Benatsky, Othello, Julius Caesar, Antonius a Kleopatra, Koriolanus. Lacine vydani. William Shakespeare.
[The Merchant of Venice; Othello; Julius Caesar; Antony and Cleopatra; Coriolanus] Vybrana dramaticka dila Williama Shakespeara. Kupec Benatsky, Othello, Julius Caesar, Antonius a Kleopatra, Koriolanus. Lacine vydani.
First Czech Translation

[The Merchant of Venice; Othello; Julius Caesar; Antony and Cleopatra; Coriolanus] Vybrana dramaticka dila Williama Shakespeara. Kupec Benatsky, Othello, Julius Caesar, Antonius a Kleopatra, Koriolanus. Lacine vydani.

V Praze [Prague]: Nakladem Knihkupectvi Fr. Rivnace, 1883. First edition (in this format). In publisher’s printed wrappers. [6], [1]–92, [4], [1]–129, [4], [1]–111, [1], [4], [1]–133, [1], [4], [1]–151, [5] p. Unopened. Wrappers chipped. Pages yellowed due to acidic paper. Artistically restored. In fine condition.

1. Kupec Benátský (The Merchant of Venice): Translated by Josef Jiří Kolár, its first edition was published in 1859. Earlier an edited version in prose for children and youth was published in 1854 (Benátský kupec: pravdivý příběh pro milou mládež. Prague: Tisk a náklad Jaroslava Pospíšila).

2. Othello (The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice): Othello’s first translation by Simeon Karel Macháček was published in 1827 (Prague: Josefa Fetterlowá z Wildenbrunnu). The present translation by Jakub Malý was first published in 1843 (Prague: Anna Špinkowá).

3. Julius Caesar (The Tragedy of Julius Caesar): This translation by František Doucha is the first Czech translation of the play. It was first published in 1859 (Prague: Matice česká).

4. Antonius a Kleopatra (Antony and Cleopatra): This is the second translation, by Jakub Malý, which was first published in 1880 also by Řivnáče. The first translation was made by Josef Rodomil Čejka and it was published in 1858 (Prague: Nákladem Musea království Českého)

5. Koriolanus (Coriolanus): This translation by František Doucha is the first Czech translation of the play. It was first published in 1858 (Prague: Nákladem Musea království Českého).

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