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A select collection of old plays. : In twelve volumes.

Author: Robert Dodsley; Isaac Reed; John Nichols; Henry Hughs; James Dodsley
Publisher: London : Printed by J. Nichols for J. Dodsley, Pall Mall, MDCCLXXX [1780]
Edition/Format:   Book : Drama : English : The 2nd ed.View all editions and formats

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Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764.
Select collection of old plays.
London : Printed by J. Nichols for J. Dodsley, 1780
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Dodsley; Isaac Reed; John Nichols; Henry Hughs; James Dodsley
OCLC Number: 2053076
Notes: Compiled by Robert Dodsley.
Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature gives Isaac Reed as author of notes.
Volumes 8-12 printed by H. Hughs.
Includes index.
Description: 12 volumes : illustrations (frontispieces) ; 18 cm
Contents: Vol. 1. God's promises / John Bale --
Four p's / John Heywood --
Ferrex and Porrex / Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, and Thomas Norton --
Damon and Pithias / Richard Edwards --
New Custom. Vol. 2. Gammer Gurton's needle --
Alexander and Campaspe / John Lyly --
Tancred and Gismunda / Robert Wilmot --
Cornelia / Thomas Kyd --
Edward the Second / Christopher Marlowe. Vol. 3. George A. Green, the pinner of Wakefield --
First part of Jeronymo --
Spanish tragedy / Thomas Kyd --
Honest whore, parts I & II / Thomas Dekker. Vol. 4. Mal-content / John Marston --
All fools / George Chapman --
Eastward hoe / George Chapman, Ben Jonson, John Marston --
Revenger's tragedy / Cyril Tourneur --
Dumb knight / Lewis Machin. Vol. 5. Miseries of inforced marriage / George Wilkins --
Lingua / Anthony Brewer --
Merry devil of Edmonton --
Mad world my masters / Thomas Middleton --
Ram Alley, or Merry tricks / dr Lodowick Barry. Vol. 6. Roaring girl, or, Moll Cutpurse / Tho. Middleton and Tho. Dekker --
Widow's tears / George Chapman --
White devil, or Vittoria Coromboma / John Webster --
Hog hath lost its pearl / Robert Tailor --
Four prentises of London / Thomas Heywood. Vol. 7. Green's tu quoque, or The city gallant / Jo. Cooke --
Albumazur / Tomkis --
Woman kill'd with kindness / Thomas Heywood --
Match at midnight / William Rowley --
Fuimus Troes, the true Trojans / Jasper Fisher. Vol. 8 'Tis pity she's a whore / John Ford --
Heir / Thomas May --
Bird in a cage / James Shirley --
Jew of Malta / Christopher Marlowe --
Wits / Sir William Davenant. Vol. 9. Gamester / James Shirley --
Microcosmus / Thomas Nabbes --
Muses' looking-glass / Thomas Randolph --
City match / Jasper Maine --
Queen of Arragon / William Habington. Vol. 10. Antiquary / Shakerly Marmion --
Goblins / Sir John Suckling --
Ordinary / William Cartwright --
Jovial crew, or The merry beggars / Richard Broome --
Old couple / Thomas May. Vol. 11. Andromana, or The merchant's wife / James Shirley --
Mayor of Quinborough / Thomas Middleton --
Grim, the collier of Croydon --
City night-cap / Robert Davenport --
Parson's wedding / Thomas Killegrew. Vol. 12. Adventures of five hours / Samuel Tuke --
Elvira / George Digby, Earl of Bristol --
Widow / Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, and Thomas Middleton --
Chichevache and Bycorne --
Historia histrionica : an historical account of the English stage.


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schema:name"English drama--Early modern and Elizabethan."@en
schema:bookEdition"The 2nd ed. :"
schema:datePublished"MDCCLXXX 1780"
schema:name"A select collection of old plays. : In twelve volumes."@en

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