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Author Williams, Owen, 1790-1874.
Title British theatre : comprising tragedies, comedies, operas, and farces, from the most classic writers ; with biography, critical account and explanatory notes / by an Englishman.
Publication Info. London ; [Paris] : Sold at Paris, by Baudry, 1830.
Location Call No. Status
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Description viii, 908 p. ; 26 cm.
Note Printed in double columns.
Local Note Library copy imperfect, part of t.p. between the statement of responsibility and imprint torn out. Acquisition date stamp on p. [vii]: September 13, 1930. Gift of Mrs. H. Torrand.
Subject English drama.
English drama -- 17th century.
English drama -- 18th century.
Dramatists, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700.
Dramatists, English.
Added Author Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719. Cato.
Allingham, John Till, fl. 1799-1810. Fortune's frolick.
Congreve, William, 1670-1729. Mourning bride.
Congreve, William, 1670-1729. Double-dealer.
Congreve, William, 1670-1729. Way of the world.
Cowley, Mrs. (Hannah), 1743-1809. Who's the dupe.
Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Lying valet.
Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Bon ton, or High life above stairs.
Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Clandestine marriage.
Hill, Aaron, 1685-1750. Zara.
Home, John, 1722-1808. Douglas.
Lillo, George, 1693-1739. London merchant.
Massinger, Philip, 1583-1640. Duke of Milan.
Massinger, Philip, 1583-1640. A new way to pay old debts.
Moore, Edward, 1712-1757. Gamester.
Otway, Thomas, 1652-1685. Venice preserv'd.
Otway, Thomas, 1652-1685. Orphan of China.
Philips, Ambrose, 1674-1749. Distrest Mother.
Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718. Fair patient.
Hughes, John, 1677-1720. Siege of Damascus.
Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812. Hypocrite.
Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812. Love in a village.
Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812. Maid of the mill.
Brooke, Frances, 1724?-1789. Rosina.
Centlivre, Susanna, 1667?-1723. Bold stroke for a wife.
Centlivre, Susanna, 1667?-1723. Busy-body.
Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757. Provoked husband.
Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757. She would and she would not.
Colman, George, 1732-1794. Clandestine marriage.
Colman, George, 1732-1794. Jealous wife.
Colman, George, 1762-1836. Onkle and Yarico.
Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811. Fashinable lover.
Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811. West Indian.
Farquhar, George, 1677?-1707. Recruiting officer.
Foote, Samuel, 1720-1777. Mayor of Garret.
Gay, John, 1685-1732. Beggar's opera.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. Good natur'd man.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. She stoops to conquer.
Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637. Every man in his humour.
Lee, Sophia, 1750-1824. Chapter of accidents.
Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. Man of the world.
Morton, Thomas, 1764-1838. Cure for the heart-ache.
Morton, Thomas, 1764-1838. School for grown-children..
Murphy, Arthur, 1727-1805. Three weeks after marriage.
Murphy, Arthur, 1727-1805. Apprentice.
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. Duenna.
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. Rivals.
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. School for scandal.
Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729. Conscious lovers.
Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729. Pride shall have a fall.
Townley, James, 1714-1778. High life below stairs.
Baudry, Bookseller.
Torrand, H., Mrs., donor.
Added Title Tragedies, comedies, operas, and farces, from the most classic writers