The Complete Poetical Works, by Percy Bysshe Shelley
A List of the Principal Editions of Shelley’s Poetical Works, Showing the Various Printed Sources of the Contents
Of This Edition.
- (1) Original Poetry; By Victor and Cazire. Call it not vain:— they do not err, Who say, that, when the poet dies,
Mute Nature mourns her worshipper. “Lay of the Last Minstrel.”: Worthing Printed by C. and W. Phillips, for the
Authors; And sold by J. J. Stockdale, 41, Pall-Mall, And all other Booksellers. 1810.
- (2) Original Poetry By Victor & Cazire [Percy Bysshe Shelley & Elizabeth Shelley] Edited by Richard Garnett
C.B., LL.D. Published by John Lane, at the Sign of the Bodley Head in: London and New York MDCCCXCVIII.
- Posthumous Fragments of Margaret Nicholson; Being Poems Found Amongst the Papers of that Noted Female who attempted
the Life of the King in 1786. Edited by John Fitz-Victor. Oxford: Printed and sold by J. Munday 1810.
- St. Irvyne; or, The Rosicrucian. A Romance. By A Gentleman: of the University of Oxford. London: Printed for J. J.
Stockdale,: 41, Pall Mall. 1811.
- The Devil’s Walk; a Ballad. Printed as a broadside, 1812.
- Queen Mab; a Philosophical Poem: with Notes. By Percy Bysshe Shelley. Ecrasez l’Infame! “Correspondance de
Voltaire.” Avia Pieridum peragro loca, nullius ante Trita solo; iuvat integros accedere fonteis; Atque haurire:
iuratque (sic) novos decerpere flores. Unde prius nulli velarint tempora nausae. Primum quod magnis doceo de rebus; et
arctis Religionum animos nodis exsolvere pergo. Lucret. lib. 4 Dos pou sto, kai kosmon kineso. Archimedes.: London:
Printed by P. B. Shelley, 23, Chapel Street, Grosvenor Square.: 1813.
- Alastor; or, The Spirit of Solitude: and Other Poems. By: Percy Bysshe Shelley London Printed for Baldwin, Cradock,
and Joy, Pater-:noster Row; and Carpenter and Son, Old Bond Street: By S. Hamilton, Weybridge, Surrey 1816.
- (1) Laon and Cythna; or, The Revolution of the Golden City:: A Vision of the Nineteenth Century. In the Stanza of
Spenser. By: Percy B. Shelley. Dos pou sto, kai kosmon kineso. Archimedes.: London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, &
Jones, Paternoster-:Row; and C. and J. Ollier, Welbeck-Street: By B. M’Millan, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden. 1818.
- (2) The Revolt of Islam; A Poem, in Twelve Cantos. By Percy Bysshe Shelley. London: Printed for C. and J. Ollier,
Welbeck-Street;: By B. M’Millan, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden. 1818.
- (3) A few copies of “The Revolt of Islam” bear date 1817 instead of 1818.
- (4) ‘The same sheets were used again in 1829 with a third title-page similar to the foregoing , but with the
imprint “London: Printed for John Brooks, 421 Oxford-Street.: 1829.”’ (H. Buxton Forman, C.B.: The Shelley Library,
- (5) ‘Copies of the 1829 issue of “The Revolt of Islam” not infrequently occur with “Laon and Cythna” text.’ (Ibid.,
- Rosalind and Helen, A Modern Eclogue; With Other Poems: By: Percy Bysshe Shelley. London: Printed for C. and J.
Ollier, Vere Street, Bond Street. 1819.
- (1) The Cenci. A Tragedy, In Five Acts. By Percy B. Shelley.: Italy. Printed for C. and J. Ollier, Vere Street,
Bond Street.: London. 1819.
- (2) The Cenci A Tragedy In Five Acts By Percy Bysshe Shelley: Second Edition London C. and J. Ollier Vere Street
Bond Street 1821.
- Prometheus Unbound A Lyrical Drama In Four Acts With Other Poems By Percy Bysshe Shelley Audisne haec, Amphiarae,
sub terram abdite? London C. and J. Ollier Vere Street Bond Street 1820.
- Oedipus Tyrannus; or, Swellfoot The Tyrant. A Tragedy. In Two Acts. Translated from the Original Doric. — Choose
Reform or civil-war, When thro’ thy streets, instead of hare with dogs, A CONSORT-QUEEN shall hunt a KING with hogs,
Riding on the IONIAN MINOTAUR. London: Published for the Author, By J. Johnston, 98, Cheapside, and sold by all
- Epipsychidion Verses Addressed to the Noble And Unfortunate Lady Emilia V— Now Imprisoned in the Convent of —: L’
anima amante si slancia fuori del creato, e si crea nel infinito: un Mondo tutto per essa, diverso assai da questo
oscuro e pauroso: baratro. Her Own Words. London C. and J. Ollier Vere Street Bond Street MDCCCXXI.
- (1) Adonais An Elegy on the Death of John Keats, Author of Endymion, Hyperion etc. By Percy B. Shelley Aster prin
men elampes eni zooisin eoos. Nun de thanon, lampeis esmeros en phthimenois.: Plato. Pisa With the Types of Didot
- (2) Adonais. An Elegy on the Death of John Keats, Author of Endymion, Hyperion, etc. By Percy B. Shelley. [Motto as
in (1)] Cambridge: Printed by W. Metcalfe, and sold by Messrs. Gee & Bridges, Market-Hill. MDCCCXXIX.
- Hellas A Lyrical Drama By Percy B. Shelley MANTIS EIM’ ESTHAON ‘AGONON Oedip. Colon. London Charles and James
Ollier Vere Street Bond Street MDCCCXXII. (The last work issued in Shelley’s lifetime.)
- Posthumous Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. In nobil sangue vita umile e queta, Ed in alto intelletto on puro core;
Frutto senile in sul giovenil fiore, E in aspetto pensoso anima lieta. Petrarca.: London, 1824: Printed for John and
Henry L. Hunt, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden. (Edited by Mrs. Shelley.)
- The Masque of Anarchy. A Poem. By Percy Bysshe Shelley. Now first published, with a Preface by Leigh Hunt. Hope is
Strong;: Justice and Truth their winged child have found. “Revolt of Islam”. London: Edward Moxon, 64, New Bond Street.
- The Shelley Papers Memoir of Percy Bysshe Shelley By T. Medwin, Esq. And Original Poems and Papers By Percy Bysshe
Shelley.: Now first collected. London: Whittaker, Treacher, & Co. 1833. (The Poems occupy pages 109-126.)
- The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited by Mrs Shelley. Lui non trov’ io, ma suoi santi vestigi Tutti
rivolti alla superna strada Veggio, lunge da’ laghi averni e stigi. — Petrarca. In Four Volumes. Vol. 1 [2 3 4]
London:: Edward Moxon, Dover Street. MDCCCXXXIX.
- (1) The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: [Vignette of Shelley’s Tomb.] London. Edward Moxon, Dover Street.
1839. (This is the engraved title-page. The printed title-page runs:—)
- (2) The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited By Mrs. Shelley. [Motto from Petrarch as in 18] London:
Edward Moxon, Dover Street. M.DCCC.XL. (Large octavo, printed in double columns. The Dedication is dated 11th November,
- Essays, Letters from Abroad, Translations and Fragments, By: Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited By Mrs. Shelley. [Long
prose motto translated from Schiller] In Two Volumes. Volume 1  London:: Edward Moxon, Dover Street. MDCCCXL.
- Relics of Shelley. Edited by Richard Garnett. [Lines 20-24 of “To Jane”: ‘The keen stars,’ etc.] London:: Edward
Moxon & Co., Dover Street. 1862.
- The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: Including Various Additional Pieces From Manuscript and Other Sources.
The Text carefully revised, with Notes and A Memoir, By William Michael Rossetti. Volume 1  [Moxon’s Device.]
London: E. Moxon, Son, & Co., 44 Dover Street, W. 1870.
- The Daemon of the World By Percy Bysshe Shelley The First Part as published in 1816 with “Alastor” The Second Part:
Deciphered and now First Printed from his own Manuscript Revision and Interpolations in the Newly Discovered Copy of
“Queen Mab”: London Privately printed by H. Buxton Forman 38 Marlborough Hill: 1876.
- The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited by Harry Buxton Forman In Four Volumes Volume 1 [2 3 4] London
Reeves and Turner 196 Strand 1876.
- The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. The Text carefully revised with Notes and A Memoir, by William
Michael Rossetti. In Three Volumes. Volume 1 [2 3] London: E. Moxon, Son, And Co., Dorset Buildings, Salisbury Square,
- The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Given from His Own Editions and Other Authentic Sources Collated with
many Manuscripts and with all Editions of Authority Together with Prefaces and Notes His Poetical Translations and
Fragments and an Appendix of Juvenilia: [Publisher’s Device.] Edited by Harry Buxton Forman In Two Volumes. Volume 1
 London Reeves and Turner, 196, Strand: 1882.
- The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited by: Edward Dowden London Macmillan and Co, Limited New York: The
Macmillan Company 1900.
- The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited with a Memoir by H. Buxton Forman In Five Volumes [Publisher’s
Device.] Volume 1 [2 3 4 5] London George Bell and Sons 1892.
- The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley The Text newly collated and revised and Edited with a Memoir
and Notes By George Edward Woodberry Centenary Edition In Four Volumes Volume 1 [2 3 4] [Publisher’s Device.] London
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. Limited 1893.
- An Examination of the Shelley Manuscripts In the Bodleian Library Being a collation thereof with the printed texts,
resulting in the publication of several long fragments hitherto unknown, and the introduction of many improved readings
into “Prometheus Unbound”, and other poems, by C.D. Locock, B.A. Oxford At the Clarendon Press 1903.
The early poems from the Esdaile manuscript book, which are included in this edition by the kind permission of the
owner of the volume, Charles E.J. Esdaile, Esq., appeared for the first time in Professor Dowden’s “Life of Percy
Bysshe Shelley”, published in the year 1887.
One poem from the same volume; entitled “The Wandering Jew’s Soliloquy”, was printed in one of the Shelley Society
Publications (Second Series, No. 12), a reprint of “The Wandering Jew”, edited by Mr. Bertram Dobell in 1887.
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