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King Arthur, or, Merlin : the British inchanter.

Author: John DrydenHenry GiffardJohn DevotoCaroline, Queen consort of George II King of Great BritainA M AldisAll authors
Publisher: [1736]
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A copy of the 1736 adaptation of John Dryden and Henry Purcell's King Arthur, with a presentation inscription to Queen Caroline from actor and theater manager Henry Giffard. The volume also contains two original drawings by artist John Devoto, who designed the scenes used during Giffard's actual production. Playbills for two 1842 performances of the play at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane are inserted at the end of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Plays
Bookplates (Provenance)
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Dryden; Henry Giffard; John Devoto; Caroline, Queen consort of George II King of Great Britain; A M Aldis; Henry Purcell
OCLC Number: 281643362
Notes: Manuscript.
Dramatis personae on p. 10, shows names of actors and their roles in this 1736 production.
Two ink drawings by John Devoto on pages 11 and 13.
Published as: Merlin, or, The British inchanter and King Arthur, the British worthy; a dramatic opera, as it is performed at the Theatre in Goodman's Fields. London : E. Curll, 1736.
Description: [iv, 74] pages, bound : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Merlin :

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A copy of the 1736 adaptation of John Dryden and Henry Purcell's King Arthur, with a presentation inscription to Queen Caroline from actor and theater manager Henry Giffard. The volume also contains two original drawings by artist John Devoto, who designed the scenes used during Giffard's actual production. Playbills for two 1842 performances of the play at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane are inserted at the end of the volume.

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