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|Named Person:||William B Wood; William B Wood|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Rowley; J R Planché; M Lopez; Francis Courtney Wemyss; Andrew R Poole; Pishey Thompson; Henry W Bool; Edward M Murden; Louis Antoine Godey; Jesper Harding; John Neagle; George B Ellis; Ash & Mason,
|Notes:||Edition statement and series title at head of title page. Identified as no. 11 in the series on wrapper.
With an added title page: Lopez and Wemyss' edition. Acting American theatre. Containing the most popular plays, as they are performed at the Philadelphia Theatre; carefully corrected and published from the prompt books; and accompanied with likenesses of distinguished performers in characters, engraved form portraits executed for the work by eminent artists. By M. Lopez, prompter, of the Philadelphia and Baltimore theatres.
Frontispiece portrait "Engraved by G.B. Ellis from a painting by J. Neagle."
Copyright Apr. 3, 1826 by Mathias Lopez and Francis C. Wemyss.
"Jesper Harding, printer."--verso of title page.
Date of publication from added title page.
Publishers' advertisement for the series, p. [2-4] of wrapper. Followed by an advertisement for Wemyss' Lottery Office.
|Description:||78 p.,  leaf of plates : 1 port. ; 20 cm.|
|Series Title:||Acting American theatre, no. 11.|
|Responsibility:||By W. Rowley, with alterations and additions, by J.R. Planche, Esq. ; With a portrait of Mr. Wood, in the character of Stephen Foster. ; The plays carefully corrected from the prompt books of the Philadelphia Theatre, by M. Lopez, prompter.|