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The comedies, tragedies, and operas

Author: John Dryden; Gérard Edelinck; Godfrey Kneller, Sir
Publisher: London : Printed for Jacob Tonson, at Gray's-Inn-Gate in Gray's-Inn-Lane : Thomas Bennet, at the Half-Moon : and Richard Wellington, at the Lute in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1701.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Dryden; Gérard Edelinck; Godfrey Kneller, Sir
OCLC Number: 58678826
Notes: Vol. 1: [6], 618 p., [1] leaf of folded plates ; v. 2: [2], 558 (i.e. 604) p.
Engraving: folded frontispiece portrait; engraved by Edelinck after Kneller.
Title-pages printed in red and black within double-ruled border.
Signatures: v. 1: [pi]2 A-2S⁴ 2 X-4I⁴ 4K¹; v. 2: [pi]1 B-2Q⁴ 2R² ²2M-²2R⁴ 2S-4B⁴.
"The break in the signatures between [vol. 1] Ss4 and Xx1 is probably due to the book having been distributed between two printers"--MacDonald, cited below.
Printing errors in vol. 2, no. 261-308 repeated in pagination; p. 555-556 incorrectly numbered 557-558. Catchword "THE" on verso of leaf 2R2 is incorrect. Numerous other errors.
Description: 2 v. : port. ; 37 cm.
Contents: v. 1. An essay on dramatick poesie. The wild gallant. The rival ladies. The Indian emperor, or, The conquest of Mexico. Secret love, or, The maiden queen. Sir Martin Marr-all, or, The feign'd innocence. The tempest, or, The inchanted island. Evening's love, or, The mock-astrologer. Tyrannick love, or, The royal martyr. Almanzor and Almahide, or, The conquest of Granada. Marriage a-la-mode. The assignation, or, Love in a nunnery. Amboyna. State of innocence, or Fall of man --
v. 2. Aurenge-Zebe, or, The great Mogul. All for love, or, The world well lost. Limberham, or, The kind keeper. Oedipus. Troilus and Cressida, or, Truth found too late. The Spanish fryar, or, The double discovery. The Duke of Guise. Albion and Albanius. Don Sebastian, king of Portugal. Amphitryon, or, The two Sosia's. Cleomenes, the Spartan hero. King Arthur, or, The British worthy. Love triumphant, or, Nature will prevail
Responsibility: written by John Dryden, Esq ; now first collected together, and corrected from the originals ; in two volumes.

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