William Tell is a play written by James Sheridan Knowles (1784-1862) about William Tell. The title page of the first edition reads:
IN FIVE ACTS
BY JAMES SHERIDAN KNOWLES, ESQ.
FIRST PERFORMED AT THE
Theatre Royal Drury Lane,
May 11, 1825
PUBLISHED BY THOMAS DOLBY, 17, CATHERINE STREET, STRAND.
Price Three Shillings and Sixpence
The play is 86 pages in length. Subsequent editions were published in 1835, 1850, 1855, and 1882. The work is presently extremely hard to find.