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Giffard, Henry 1699-1772

Overview
Works: 14 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 1,037 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Epistolary fiction  Didactic fiction  Psychological fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Drama  Historical fiction  History  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR3664, 823.6
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Publications about Henry Giffard
Publications by Henry Giffard
Publications by Henry Giffard, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Henry Giffard
 
Most widely held works by Henry Giffard
Pamela by Samuel Richardson( Book )
31 editions published between 1741 and 2005 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
The story of a gentleman in 18th century England marrying a servant girl, a challenge to the social hierarchy. This shows a typical representative of the middle class which had already challenged the aristocracy and was beginning to impose its ideal of Protestant respectability and hard work on England and the world
Pamela, a comedy by Henry Giffard( Book )
10 editions published between 1741 and 2005 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Pamela : a comedy. As it is now acting in London by Henry Giffard( Book )
5 editions published in 1742 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Merlin, or, The British inchanter and King Arthur, the British worthy a dramatic opera by John Dryden( Book )
1 edition published in 1736 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Pamela: a comedy. As it is perform'd gratis, at the late theatre in Goodman's-Fields by Henry Giffard( file )
1 edition published in 1741 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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Copy of prologue for Lethe, [1740 April 15] by Samuel Johnson( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1740 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Copy of prologueby Samuel Johnson for Lethe when first it was wrote for Drury Lane at Giffard's benefit
The case of Henry Giffard [in relation to a bill for restraining the number of play-houses by Henry Giffard( Book )
1 edition published in 1735 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Pamela: or, Virtue rewarded. An opera. Alter'd from the comedy, call'd, Pamela by Edge( Book )
1 edition published in 1742 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
King Arthur; or, Merlin, the British inchanter. A dramatic opera, as it is performed at the Theatre in Goodman's Fields. The musick by Mr. Purcell by John Dryden( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1736 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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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